Three Medieval Views of Women: La Contenance des Fames, le Bien des Fames, le Blasme des Fames by Gloria K. Fiero

Three Medieval Views of Women: La Contenance des Fames, le Bien des Fames, le Blasme des Fames by Gloria K. Fiero

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This bilingual edition of three lively and amusing French poems dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries contains two poems that assail the vices of women and a third that lists women's virtues. The verses, translated here into English for the first time, provide significant insights into the role of women in the Middle Ages as well as into medieval social history and the history of misogyny.

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SKU GOR007102804
Title Three Medieval Views of Women: La Contenance des Fames, le Bien des Fames, le Blasme des Fames
Author Edited by Gloria K. Fiero
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Yale University Press
Year Published 1989
Number of Pages 184
ISBN 10 0300044429
ISBN 13 9780300044423
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

This bilingual edition of three lively and amusing French poems dating from the late thirteenth and early fourteenth centuries contains two poems that assail the vices of women and a third that lists women's virtues. The verses, translated here into English for the first time, provide significant insights into the role of women in the Middle Ages as well as into medieval social history and the history of misogyny.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR007102804
Title Three Medieval Views of Women: La Contenance des Fames, le Bien des Fames, le Blasme des Fames
Author Edited by Gloria K. Fiero
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Yale University Press
Year Published 1989
Number of Pages 184
ISBN 10 0300044429
ISBN 13 9780300044423
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.