Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8303
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Finnegan , Robert Emmett.
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  • Title: The Wife's Dead Child and Friar John: Parallels and Oppositions in the "Summoner's Tale" [The author suggests that the wife's dead child in the "Summoner’s Tale" may be a product of her affair with Friar John, in which case the child serves as a symbol for the Friar's spiritual condition. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 92, 4 ( 1991): Pages 457 - 462.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Summoner's Tale Children in Literature Clergy- Sexual Behavior in Literature Literature- Verse Wives in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Manitoba
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00283754
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