Feminist Readings in Middle English Literature: The Wife of Bath and All Her Sect, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Feminist Readings in Middle English Literature

The Wife of Bath and All Her Sect, 1st Edition

Edited by Dr Ruth Evans, Ruth Evans, Leslie Johnson

Routledge

272 pages

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Description

This volume, designed with the student reader in mind, is an indispensable blend of key essays in the field with specially commissioned new material by feminist scholars from the UK and the US. It includes a diversity of texts and feminist approaches, a substantial and very illuminating introduction by the editors, and an annotated list of Further Reading, offering preliminary guidance to the reader approaching the topic of gender and medieval literature for the first time.

Works and writers covered include:

* Chaucer

* Margery Kempe

* Christine de Pisan

* The Katherine group of Saints' Lives

* Langland's Piers Plowman

* Medieval cycle drama

Students of both medieval and feminist literature will find this an essential work for study and reference.

Reviews

'This is an excellen antholopgy, particularly good references and a fine annotated bibliography.' - - AUMLA

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
LIT000000
LITERARY CRITICISM / General