Gender and Romance in Chaucer's ""Canterbury Tales""
In this fresh look at Chaucer's relation to English and French romances of the late Middle Ages, Crane shows that Chaucer's depictions of masculinity and femininity constitute an extensive and sympathetic response to the genre. For Chaucer, she proposes, gender is the defining concern of r...
Princeton University Press,
|Series:||Princeton legacy library.
|Online Access:||Available via EBSCO eBook Collection|
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Table of Contents:
- Acknowledgments ; Introduction ; CHAPTER I: Masculinity in Romance; CHAPTER II: Feminine Mimicry and Masquerade; CHAPTER III: Gender and Social Hierarchy; CHAPTER IV: Subtle Clerks and Uncammy Women ; CHAPTER V: Adventure ; Bibliography ; Primary Sources; Secondary Sources; Index.