Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9399
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Kooper , Erik.
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  • Title: The Extremities of the Faith: Section VIII of the "Canterbury Tales" [The author contrasts the nun's Faith in God through her story of Saint Cecilia with the "Canon Yeoman's Tale" concerning the alchemist's false faith in the philosopher's stone. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: A Wyf Ther Was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck.  Edited by Juliette Dor.  English Department, University of Li├Ęge, 1992.  Pages 209 - 218.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Cecilia, Saint in Literature Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Second Nun's Tale Hagiography Literature- Verse Women in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Utrecht
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2872330046
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