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Gender and Romance in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales

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In this fresh look at Chaucer's relation to English and French romances of the late Middle Ages, Crane shows that Chaucer's depictions of masculinity and femininity constitute an extensive and sympathetic response to the genre. For Chaucer, she proposes, gender is the defining concern of romance. As the foundational narratives of courtship, romances participate in the late medieval elaboration of new meanings around heterosexual identity. Crane draws on feminist and genre theory to argue that Chaucer's profound interest in ...

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Gender and Romance in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
2016, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691634968

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Gender and Romance in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales
2014, Princeton University Press, New Jersey

ISBN-13: 9780691606149

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Gender and Romance in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales"
1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691015279

Trade paperback

Gender and Romance in Chaucer's "Canterbury Tales"
1994, Princeton University Press, Princeton

ISBN-13: 9780691069524

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