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The New Middle Ages

Marking Maternity in Middle English Romance

Mothers, Identity, and Contamination

Authors: Florschuetz, A.

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About this book

Working at the intersection of medical, theological, cultural, and literary studies, this book offers an innovative approach to understanding maternity, genealogy and social identity as they are represented in popular literature in late-medieval England.

About the authors

Angela L. Florschuetz is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Trinity University.

Table of contents (7 chapters)

  • Women’s Secrets and Men’s Interests: Rituals of Childbirth and Northern Octavian

    Florschuetz, Angela

    Pages 1-31

  • “That Moder Ever Hym Fed”: Nursing and Other Anthropophagies in Sir Gowther

    Florschuetz, Angela

    Pages 33-65

  • “Youre Owene Thyng”: The Clerk’s Tale and Fantasies of Autonomous Male Reproduction

    Florschuetz, Angela

    Pages 67-93

  • “A Mooder He Hath, but Fader Hath He Noon”: Maternal Transmission and Fatherless Sons: The Man of Law’s Tale

    Florschuetz, Angela

    Pages 95-120

  • Forgetting Eleanor: Richard Coer de Lyon and England’s Maternal Aporia

    Florschuetz, Angela

    Pages 121-154

Buy this book

eBook $79.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-34349-9
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Hardcover $100.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-137-34348-2
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $95.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-349-46572-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • This title is currently reprinting. You can pre-order your copy now.

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Marking Maternity in Middle English Romance
Book Subtitle
Mothers, Identity, and Contamination
Authors
Series Title
The New Middle Ages
Copyright
2014
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-34349-9
DOI
10.1057/9781137343499
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-137-34348-2
Softcover ISBN
978-1-349-46572-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXIII, 232
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