Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8646
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Burns , E. Jane.
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  • Title: Knowing Women: Female Orifices in Old French Farce and Fabliau [The author discusses the "lack" of men's knowledge about women in the French fabliau, and looks at the female voices in that tradition which link women's knowledge to pleasure, and suggests that female pleasure can be known, though it remains purposely concealed. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 4, 1 (Spring 1992): Pages 81 - 104.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Fabliaux, Literary Genre Farce, Literary Genre Knowledge Literature- Drama Literature- Verse Sex Differences Sexuality in Literature Women in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10412573