Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5241
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  • Title: Difference and the Difference it Makes: Sex and Gender in Chaucer's Poetry [The author briefly considers three passages from Chaucer in answering whether Chaucher was "woman's friend." Delany argues for ambiguity citing both the creative power of some of his female characters and the profound exclusion of women from many parts of English society. 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 103 - 111.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Chaucer, Geoffrey, Poet Gender in Literature Literature- Verse Polemics- Women Sexuality in Literature Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2872330046