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eBook Reading Women in Late Medieval Europe: Anne of Bohemia and Chaucer's Female Audience, 1st Edition

  • Alfred Thomas Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Published By: Palgrave MacMillan
  • ISBN-10: 1137542608
  • ISBN-13: 9781137542601
  • DDC: 821
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 251 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released December 2018
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015
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Table of Contents

Front Cover.
The New Middle Ages.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Dedication.
Other Frontmatter.
Contents.
Acknowledgments.
A Note On Proper Names/Places and Translations.
Introduction.
1: Devotional Texts for Royal Princesses In Late-Medieval Bohemia.
2: Writing Jews, Writing Women: Chaucer’s “The Prioress’s Tale” and The Sacred Drama of Medieval Europe.
3: The Lady As Saint: “The Second Nun’s Tale,” Pearl, and The Czech Life of Saint Catherine of Alexandria.
4: Dangerous Amazons: Sexual and Textual Rivalry In “The Knight’s Tale” and The Dalimil Chronicle.
5: Powerful Wives and Captive Knights: “The Wife of Bath’s Tale,” Sir Gawain and The Green Knight, and The Czech Chivalric Romances.
6: Women Defended, Women Defamed: The Legend of Good Women, The Plowman From Bohemia, and The Little Weaver.
Conclusion.
Notes.
Bibliography.
Index.

Meet the Author

Author Bio

Alfred Thomas

Alfred Thomas is an associate professor of collision repair at Pennsylvania College of Technology in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. He is also a contributing editor for “Auto Body Repair News," a monthly collision repair technical journal. Mr. Thomas is an ASE Master Certified Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician and an I-CAR® Platinum™ technician. His educational background includes a Master of Arts degree from Eastern Michigan University, a Bachelor of Science degree from Trevecca Nazarene University, and an Associate of Arts degree from Washtenaw Community College.