Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9201
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Clifton-Everest , John M.
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  • Title: Knights-Servitor and Rapist Knights: A Contribution to the Parzival/Gawan Question [The essay shows that Wolfram’s two heroes, Parzival and Gawan, are closely bound by the reciprocal themes of knightly service and rape. The author defines rape as violence against women with sexual intent, but also seizure of anything at all without service. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Zeitschrift für Deutsches Altertum und Deutsche Literatur 119, ( 1990): Pages 290 - 317.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Chivalry Knights in Literature Literature- Verse Rape in Literature Wolfram von Eschenbach, Poet- Parzival
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Sydney
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00442518