Chaucer's Sexual Poetics

Chaucer s Sexual Poetics Through an analysis of the poems Chaucers wordes Unto Adam His Owne Scriveyn Troilus and Criseyde the Legend of Good Women the Man of Law s Tale the Wife of Bath s Tale and its Prologue the Cler
  • Title: Chaucer's Sexual Poetics
  • Author: Carolyn Dinshaw
  • ISBN: 9780299122744
  • Page: 488
  • Format: Paperback
  • Chaucer's Sexual Poetics
    Through an analysis of the poems Chaucers wordes Unto Adam, His Owne Scriveyn, Troilus and Criseyde, the Legend of Good Women, the Man of Law s Tale, the Wife of Bath s Tale and its Prologue, the Clerk s Tale, and the Pardoner s Tale, Carolyn Dinshaw offers a provocative argument on medieval sexual constructs and Chaucer s role in shaping them Operating under the assumptiThrough an analysis of the poems Chaucers wordes Unto Adam, His Owne Scriveyn, Troilus and Criseyde, the Legend of Good Women, the Man of Law s Tale, the Wife of Bath s Tale and its Prologue, the Clerk s Tale, and the Pardoner s Tale, Carolyn Dinshaw offers a provocative argument on medieval sexual constructs and Chaucer s role in shaping them Operating under the assumption that people read and write certain ways based upon society s demands, Dinshaw examines gender identity and the effects of a patriarchal society The focal point of Dinshaw s argument is the idea that the literary text can be seen as the female body while any literary activities upon the text are decidedly male Through a series of six provocative essays, Dinshaw argues that Chaucer was not only aware that gender is a social construction, but that he self consciously worked to oppose the dominance of masculinity that a patriarchal society places on texts by creating works in which gender identity and hierarchy were fluid.
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