Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love

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Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love - Bloch, R Howard, Professor

Until now the advent of Western romantic love has been seen as a liberation fromOCoor antidote toOCoten centuries of misogyny. In this major contribution to gender studies, R. Howard Bloch demonstrates how similar the ubiquitous antifeminism of medieval times and the romantic idealization of woman actually are. Through analyses of a broad range ...

Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love 1992, University of Chicago Press, Chicago, IL

ISBN-13: 9780226059730

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