Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8589
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Sturges , Robert S.
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  • Title: The Pardoner, Veiled and Unveiled
  • Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.  Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler.  Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 261 - 277.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Pardoner's Tale Gender in Literature Literature- Verse Masculinity in Literature Pardoner (Literary Figure) Psychoanalytic Theory Veil, Image of
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Abstract: Whereas the Pardoner's vernicle signifies his participation in the phallogocentric economy, Sturges argues here that his other veil conceals a performative masculinity, perpetually under construction. [Reproduced by permission of Garland Publishing at http://www.garlandpub.com].
  • Author's Affiliation: University of New Orleans
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815328362
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