Conquering the Reign of Femeny

Conquering the Reign of Femeny

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Close study of Chaucer's most important works shows how he used gender issues to extend the range of romance.It is a genre that has room for her ideology, that allows her to tell a tale of female maistrye. ... For all its rejections of the conventional authority that would deny the Wife of Batha#39;s vision validity, the Tale is finally tied to its own generic history - to end it must assert standard ... The opening of the Wife of Bath a#39;s Prologue certainly reflects this rejection of authority, as does her choice of tale and genre. But likeanbsp;...

Title:Conquering the Reign of Femeny
Author:Angela Jane Weisl
Publisher:DS Brewer - 1995-01-01


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