Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5158
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  • Title: A Voice for the Prioress: The Context of English Devotional Prose [analyzes stylistic features that echo the colloquial and affective elements in devotional literature written for women religious as well as common rhetorical practices like repetition and opposition].
  • Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer 18, ( 1996): Pages 25 - 54.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet- Canterbury Tales- Prioress's Tale Devotional Literature Literature- Verse Narrator Prioress (Literary Figure) Rhetoric Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 01902407