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The Romance of Origins : Language and Sexual Difference in Middle English Literature / Gayle Margherita.

Margherita, Gayle. (Author).
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Subject: English literature > Middle English, 1100-1500 > History and criticism.
English language > Middle English, 1100-1500 > Sex differences.
Feminism and literature > England > History > To 1500.
Women and literature > England > History > To 1500.
Sex differences (Psychology) in literature.
Psychoanalysis and literature.
Authorship > Sex differences.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • ISBN: 9781512804324
  • ISBN: 1512804320
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Philadelphia, Pa. : University of Pennsylvania Press, [2016]

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Formatted Contents Note: Frontmatter -- Contents -- Preface -- Acknowledgments -- Introduction: The Psychic Life of the Past -- 1. Margery Kempe and the Pathology of Writing -- 2. Body and Metaphor in the Middle English Juliana -- 3. Women and Riot in the Harley Lyrics -- 4. Originary Fantasies and Chaucer's Book of the Duchess -- 5. Historicity, Femininity, and Chaucer's Troilus -- 6. Father Aeneas or Morgan the Goddess -- Afterword: The Medieval Thing -- Appendix -- Notes -- Bibliography -- Index -- Backmatter
Language Note: In English.
Source of Description Note: Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (publisher's Web site, viewed Dec. 09, 2016).

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