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The Genre of Medieval Patience Literature

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This book examines evolution of medieval patience literature from a focus on male and female sufferers to a focus on female suffer... Lire la suite
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Description

This book examines evolution of medieval patience literature from a focus on male and female sufferers to a focus on female suffers in particular. Using feminist revisions of genre-theory, Waugh analyses the concept of counterfeit consciousness in the works of Margery Kempe and Chaucer among others.

Auteur
Robin Waugh is an associate professor of English at Wilfrid Laurier University.

Contenu
Table of Contents List of Illustrations Preface and Acknowledgements Contents Introduction: Clarissimum in Feminis The Female Patience Figure as Speaker The Female Patience Figure as Frozen Speaker The Female Patience Figure as Counterfeit The Female Patience Figure as Frozen Empress The Female Patience Figure at an Extreme The Female Patience Figure as Shrine Index

Informations sur le produit

Titre: The Genre of Medieval Patience Literature
Auteur:
Code EAN: 9781349351787
ISBN: 1349351784
Format: Couverture cartonnée
Editeur: Palgrave Macmillan US
nombre de pages: 252
Poids: 322g
Taille: H216mm x B140mm x T13mm
Année: 2012
Auflage: 1st ed. 2012

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