Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage: From Plautus to Chaucer

Satiric Advice on Women and Marriage: From Plautus to Chaucer

By: Warren S. Smith (editor)Hardback

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Scholars of classics and religion, mostly British or American, sample satiric attitudes about women and marriage written in Latin from about 200 BC through Walter Map in the 12th century, with two closing chapters on Chaucer writing in Middle English during the 14th. Among their topics are Roman education and Greek rhetorical thought on marriage, a

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  • ISBN13: 9780472114269
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 308
  • ID: 9780472114269
  • ISBN10: 0472114263

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