Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2025
Author(s): Seymour, M.C.
Title : Chaucer's Revision of the Prologue of "The Legend of Good Women" [suggests that Chaucer revised the prologue in 1399 or 1400 in order to present the text to the new king, Henry IV; he excised some portions to make it more accessible and added material on the duties of lordship and his own literary achievements].
Source: Modern Language Review , 92., 4 (October 1997):  Pages 832 - 841.
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 1339
Author(s): Hanrahan, Michael.
Title : Seduction and Betrayal: Treason in the "Prologue" to the "Legend of Good Women" [false lovers who seduce and betray echo the treason of Richard II's favorites].
Source: Chaucer Review , 30., 3 ( 1996):  Pages 229 - 240.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 8319
Author(s): Eadie, John.
Title : The Author at Work: The Two Versions of the Prologue to the "Legend of Good Women" ["In this paper I want to examine the differences between the two versions and to consider whether these differences can best be explained by the theory that one version is a revision, carried out by Chaucer, of the other. I will also discuss the priority of the two versions, and try to indicate the circumstances in which, I believe, the two versions arose." Page 135.].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 93., ( 1992):  Pages 135 - 144.
Year of Publication: 1992.