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Author: Elizabeth M. Biebel

Title: A Wife, a Batterer, a Rapist

Subtitle: Representations of "Masculinity" in the Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale

In: Masculinities in Chaucer: Approaches to Maleness in the Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde

Edited by: Peter G. Beidler

Place: Cambridge

Publisher: D.S. Brewer

Year: 1998

Pages: 63-75

Series: Chaucer Studies 25

ISBN-10: 0859914348 (hbk.) – Find a Library: Wikipedia, WorldCat

Language: English

Keywords: Medieval History: 14th Century | European History: English History | Representations: Literary Texts / Geoffrey Chaucer


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  The "masculine" Wife? (p. 65)
  The "real men" in Alisoun's performance: the batterer and the rapist (p. 69)
  Gender equity: The ideal vision in the Wife of Bath's Tale (p. 73)

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