Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9944
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Schotter , Anne Howland.
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  • Title: Rape in the Medieval Latin Comedies
  • Source: Representing Rape in Medieval and Early Modern Literature.  Edited by Elizabeth Robertson and Christine M. Rose.  The New Middle Ages Series. Palgrave, 2001.  Pages 241 - 253.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Consent Latin Literature Literature- Verse Ovid, Ancient Poet Rape in Literature School Texts Sources
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: The twelfth-century Latin "comedies" simultaneously condone rape (reflecting the school culture in which they were used to teach the trivium to young boys) and condemn it (reflecting the new concern for consent among canon lawyers.) [Reproduced by permission of Palgrave].
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  • Author's Affiliation: Wagner College
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312236484