Abandoned Women: Rewriting the Classics in Dante, Boccaccio, and Chaucer

Abandoned Women: Rewriting the Classics in Dante, Boccaccio, and Chaucer

By: Susan C. Hagedorn (author)Hardback

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Contents

Introduction: Abandoned Women and Medieval Tradition -- Ovid's Heroides and the Latin Middle Ages -- Statius's Achilleid and Dante's Canto of Ulysses: fraud, rhetoric, and abandoned women -- Boccaccio's Teseo, Chaucer's Theseus: duplicity and desire -- Abandoned women and the dynamics of reader response: Boccaccio's Amorosa, Visione, and Elegia di Madonna Fiammetta -- Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde: re-gendering abandonment -- Chaucer's Heroides: The legend of good women -- Afterword: The metamorphoses of Ovid's heroines -- Appendix: ""Deidamia Achilli,"" ed. Stohlmann.

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  • ISBN13: 9780472113491
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 232
  • ID: 9780472113491
  • ISBN10: 0472113496

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