Women and Marriage in German Medieval Romance

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In contrast to the widespread view that the Middle Ages were a static, unchanging period in which attitudes to women were uniformly negative, D. H. Green argues that around 1200 the conventional relationship between men and women was subject to significant challenge through discussions in the vernacular literature of the period. Hitherto scholarly interest in gender relations in such literature has largely focused on French romance or on literature in English from a later period. By turning the focus on the rich material to ...

Women and Marriage in German Medieval Romance 2013, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9781107646292

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Women and Marriage in German Medieval Romance 2009, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge

ISBN-13: 9780521513357

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