Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8886
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Heywood , Melinda Marsh.
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  • Title: The Withered Rose: Seduction and the Poetics of Old Age in the "Roman de la Rose" of Guillaume de Lorris [The author argues that the poet uses the two old women characters to remind his beloved that she too will one day be old, ugly, and alone; she has no choice but to grant him her favors quickly].
  • Source: French Forum 25, 1 (January 2000): Pages 5 - 22.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Body Guillaume de Lorris, Poet- Roman de la Rose Literature- Verse Old Age in Literature Seduction Vieille (Literary Figure) Vieillesse (Literary Figure) Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pennsylvania
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00989355
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