Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8678
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Baker , Denise N.
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  • Title: Chaucer and Moral Philosophy: The Virtuous Women of "The Canterbury Tales" [The author briefly explores the sources for the representation of the four cardinal virtues in Chaucer's tales: fortitude (Constance in the "Man of Law's Tale"), obedience (Griselda in the "Clerk's Tale"), temperance (Virginia in the "Physician's Tale"), and prudence (Prudence in the "Tale of Melibee"). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medium Aevum 60, 2 ( 1991): Pages 241 - 256.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales Literature-Verse Morality in Literature Philosophy in Literature Sources Virtues in Literature Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of North Carolina, Greensboro
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  • Year of Publication: 1991.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00258385
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