Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8468
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Heller , Sarah-Grace.
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  • Title: Fashioning a Woman: The Vernacular Pygmalion in the "Roman de la Rose" ["As with conventions of rhetoric and erotic play, Jean de Meun's Pygmalion tale exploits conventional textile-acquiring and dressing fantasies, knowing that as conventions they appeal to readers. At the same time, he derides them, using hyperbole and the irony of the Pygmalion legend itself to expose the vain artifice that lurks behind the convention" Page 13].
  • Source: Medievalia et Humanistica New Series 27, ( 2000): Pages 1 - 18. Literacy and the Lay Reader
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Clothing in Literature Jean de Meun, Poet- Roman de la Rose Literature- Verse Ovid, Ancient Poet Pygmalion (Literary Figure) Sources
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00766127
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