Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts

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Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts - Blamires, Alcuin (Editor), and Marx, C W, and Pratt, Karen

'... it is impossible / That any clerk wol speke good of wyves.' Behind the words of Chaucer's Wife of Bath lies a vast corpus of medieval misogynistic writings. These texts, which range from those of the Church Fathers to a rich array of vernacular literature, have had a profound influence on the status of women in the west. Yet, despite the ...

Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts 1992, OUP Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780198710394

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Woman Defamed and Woman Defended: An Anthology of Medieval Texts 1992, Oxford University Press, USA, Oxford, England

ISBN-13: 9780198119715

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