Inventing Womanhood: Gender and Language in Later Middle English Writing
Creators:Williams, Tara, 1975-
Subjects (LCSH):English literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism
Women in literature
Sex role in literature
Motherhood in literature
Women and literature -- History -- To 1500
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Publisher:The Ohio State University Press
Series/Report no.:Interventions : new studies in medieval culture
(print) viii, 209 p. 25 cm.
The origins of womanhood -- Amazons and saints: Chaucer's tales of womanhood -- Beastly women and womanly men: Gower's Confessio amantis -- Lydgate's lady and Henryson's whore: womanhood in the Temple of glas and the Testament of Cresseid -- Vernacularity, femininity, and authority: reinventing motherhood in The shewings of Julian of Norwich and The book of Margery Kempe -- The evolution of womanhood in fifteenth-century discourse
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Other Identifiers:OCLC #651487442 (print)
LCCN 2010030318 (print)
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