Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8554
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Bowers , John M.
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  • Title: Chaste Marriage: Fashion and Texts at the Court of Richard II [analysis of texts (Chaucer's "Life of Saint Cecilia" and the "Canterbury Tales," "Cleanness," Philippe de Méziere's "Letter to King Richard II," and "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight") and courtly fashion during Richard II's reign; argues that Richard II's homosexuality favored both the theme of chaste marriage and the satiric representation of foppish men who were squeamish about the opposite sex].
  • Source: Pacific Coast Philology 30, ( 1995): Pages 15 - 26.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chastity Courts- Literary Activity Hairstyles Homosexuality Literature- Prose Literature- Verse Marriage Richard II, King of England Sexuality
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Nevade, Las Vegas
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  • Year of Publication: 1995.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00787469
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