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The Resource Beasts of love : Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire d'amour and A woman's response, Jeanette Beer, (electronic resource)

Beasts of love : Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire d'amour and A woman's response, Jeanette Beer, (electronic resource)

Label
Beasts of love : Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire d'amour and A woman's response
Title
Beasts of love
Title remainder
Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire d'amour and A woman's response
Statement of responsibility
Jeanette Beer
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
  • "The first gendered prose debate in a European vernacular, Le Bestiaire d'amour and the subsequent Response constitute a clash of opposites: a medieval chancellor's erotic bestiary to a woman is countered by the woman's passionate protest against the cleric's misogynistic presuppositions. Jeanette Beer presents a close, linear reading of the two literary texts, examining the context that led to the love-bestiary's production in the thirteenth century (especially an influential version of the Physiologus by Pierre de Beauvais), the suggestiveness of the animal symbolism, and the aftermath of the debate."
  • "In her exploration of Le Bestiaire d'amour and the Response, Beer analyses the disparity of their sexual, philosophical, and theological orientations, and considers, animal by animal, this gendered duelling of the two bestiaries, the symbolism of the one calqued upon the symbolism of the other. Largely neglected for seven hundred years, Le Bestiaire d'amour and Response address issues that are universally relevant: male and female expectations in love, sexual dominance, sexual exploitation, and female strategies for self-preservation in a society where women were powerless and vulnerable."--Jacket
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Beer, Jeanette M. A.,
Dewey number
848/.1
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Richard
  • Richard
  • Courtly love in literature
Label
Beasts of love : Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire d'amour and A woman's response, Jeanette Beer, (electronic resource)
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter one: Love and Reason""; ""Chapter two: Love and the Senses""; ""Chapter three: Remedies for Love""; ""Chapter four: Love for Women""; ""Chapter five: The Woman's Response""; ""Chapter six: Later Developments""; ""Appendix 1: 'De quoi li home est fais, et de sa nature'""; ""Appendix 2: Prologue to the Response""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""General Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
  • ""Index of Animals""""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""M""; ""O""; ""P""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Illustrations""
Control code
ocn244767393
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442671195
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244767393
Label
Beasts of love : Richard de Fournival's Bestiaire d'amour and A woman's response, Jeanette Beer, (electronic resource)
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 191-199) and indexes
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • ""Contents""; ""Acknowledgments""; ""Introduction""; ""Chapter one: Love and Reason""; ""Chapter two: Love and the Senses""; ""Chapter three: Remedies for Love""; ""Chapter four: Love for Women""; ""Chapter five: The Woman's Response""; ""Chapter six: Later Developments""; ""Appendix 1: 'De quoi li home est fais, et de sa nature'""; ""Appendix 2: Prologue to the Response""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""General Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
  • ""Index of Animals""""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""M""; ""O""; ""P""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Illustrations""
Control code
ocn244767393
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (x, 214 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781442671195
Note
eBooks on EBSCOhost
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)244767393

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