Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8606
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Matthews , David.
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  • Title: Reading the Woman Reading : Culture and Commodity in Chrétien's "Pesme Aventure" Episode [argues that the episode disguises the commodification of the daughter at "Pesme Aventure" by the very romance conventions that she highlights in her reading ; the author also argues against a "realistic" reading of the silkworkers' situation].
  • Source: Forum for Modern Language Studies 30, 2 ( 1994): Pages 113 - 123.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chretien de Troyes, Poet- Yvain Economics in Literature Literature- Verse Marriage in Literature Readers Romance, Literary Genre Women in Literature Work in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Newcastle, Australia
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  • Year of Publication: 1994.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00158518
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