1 volume (various pagings) : illustrations ; 24 cm.
9781409407515 hardback 1409407519 hardback
Collected studies ; CS957.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
A sex/gender. Shades of incest and cuckoldry : Pandarus and John of Gaunt ; Bishop, prioress, and bawd in the Stews of Southwark ; Medieval laws and views on wife-beating ; The Pardoner's voice, disjunctive narrative, and modes of effemination The sacraments. Sacraments, sacramentals, and lay piety in Chaucer's England ; Penitential theology and law at the turn of the fifteenth century Non-Christians and England. Jews and Saracens in Chaucer's England : a review of the evidence ; "The Prioress's tale" in context : god and bad reports of non-Christians in fourteenth-century England ; Chaucer's Knight and the northern "crusades" : the example of Henry Bolingbroke Case studies. A neo-revisionist look at Chaucer's nuns ; How Cecilia came to be a saint and patron (matron?) of music ; Canon law and Chaucer on licit and illicit magic.