Gender and Genre in Medieval French Literature

Wide-ranging study of gender and the underlying ideologies of Old French and Occitan literature.

Gender and Genre in Medieval French Literature

Wide-ranging study of gender and the underlying ideologies of Old French and Occitan literature.

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Pages: 420
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Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-15 - Publisher: Routledge

Literature and Gender combines an introduction to and an anthology of literary texts which powerfully demonstrate the relevance of gender issues to the study of literature. The volume covers all three major literary genres - poetry, fiction and drama - and closely examines a wide range of themes, including: feminity
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Language: en
Pages: 310
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Categories: Feminism and literature
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Language: en
Pages: 480
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Categories: History
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Riding the Black Ram
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Susan Heinzelman
Categories: Law
Type: BOOK - Published: 2010-02-25 - Publisher: Stanford Law Books

Unruly women are not often represented in a good light. Whether historical, or fictional, disruptive women with their real or imagined excesses have long provided the material for literary and legal narratives. This probing new work analyzes a series of literary, legal, and historical texts to demonstrate the persistence of
Contemporary African Literature and the Politics of Gender
Language: en
Pages: 200
Authors: Florence Stratton
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Type: BOOK - Published: 1994 - Publisher: Taylor & Francis

The influence of colonialism and race on the development of African literature has been the subject of a number of studies. The effect of patriarchy and gender, however, and indeed the contributions of African women, have up until now been largely ignored by the critics. "Contemporary African Literature and the