The Mythographic Chaucer

  • ISBN13:


  • ISBN10:


  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1994-12-01
  • Publisher: Univ of Minnesota Pr

Note: Supplemental materials are not guaranteed with Rental or Used book purchases.

Purchase Benefits

  • Free Shipping Icon Free Shipping On Orders Over $35!
    Your order must be $35 or more to qualify for free economy shipping. Bulk sales, PO's, Marketplace items, eBooks and apparel do not qualify for this offer.
  • eCampus.com Logo Get Rewarded for Ordering Your Textbooks! Enroll Now
List Price: $26.00 Save up to $6.50
  • Buy Used


Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

Table of Contents

A Chronology of Major Medieval Mythographers
Introduction: "Fables and Swich Wrecchednesse"p. 1
Mythography and Female Authority in the Dream Visions
"A wonder thing": The Descensus ad Inferos of the Female Heroes Alcyone and Alcestep. 19
"Geffrey" as Dido, Ganymede, "Marcia": Mythographic and Gender Parody in the Hous of Famep. 45
Venus Contextualized: The Mythographic Authority of the Body in The Parlement of Foulesp. 83
Mythographic Cross-Gendering in the Troilus
The Narrator as Mythographic Glossator: The Rape of Criseydep. 107
Subversive Mythography: The Speaker as Feminized Subject in the Canterbury Tales
Zephirus, Rape, and Saint Thomas a Becket: The Political Vernacularp. 171
Feminizing Theseus in the Knight's Tale: The Victory of Pallas Athena over Marsp. 184
Maister Alisoun's Feminist Self-Mythographyp. 214
The Merchant's De Nuptiis Maii et Januariip. 232
The Franklin's Derke Fantasye: Squire Aurelius as Ekko, Lady Dorigen as Narcissus's Imagep. 249
Conclusion: The Artist Pygmalion, the Subject Chaucer, and Self-Seductionp. 263
Notesp. 283
Indexp. 353
Table of Contents provided by Blackwell. All Rights Reserved.

Supplemental Materials

What is included with this book?

The New copy of this book will include any supplemental materials advertised. Please check the title of the book to determine if it should include any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

The Used, Rental and eBook copies of this book are not guaranteed to include any supplemental materials. Typically, only the book itself is included. This is true even if the title states it includes any access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.

Rewards Program