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Problems of Patience and Equanimity: ‘The Franklin's Tale’, ‘The Clerk's Tale’, ‘The Nun's Priest's Tale’

Alcuin Blamires

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199248674
eISBN:
9780191714696
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199248674.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This discussion links the odd-seeming ‘glad cheer’ ascribed to Arveragus at the crux of the Franklin’s Tale with strenuous Stoic aspiration to tolerant equanimity. Arveragus attempts an equanimity ... More


Displaced Youths and Slandered Ladies in Middle English Romance

Andrew King

in The Faerie Queene and Middle English Romance: The Matter of Just Memory

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198187226
eISBN:
9780191674662
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198187226.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

This chapter explores the themes of displaced youths and slandered ladies in a number of Middle English verse romances designated as the ‘Eustace-Constance-Florence-Griselda Legends’: Sir Isumbras, ... More


An Argentine Tradition

Moira Fradinger

in Antigone on the Contemporary World Stage

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199586196
eISBN:
9780191728754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199586196.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

This chapter argues that Antigone is Argentina's ‘national play’. Antigona has been appropriated ‘at crucial foundational moments in which violence sealed tragic and unstable pacts of national ... More


Reading Boccaccio in the Fourteenth Century

K. P. Clarke

in Chaucer and Italian Textuality

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780199607778
eISBN:
9780191729546
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199607778.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, European Literature

This chapter looks at copies of Boccaccio's Decameron in the fourteenth century and poses questions around the reading of this work, the varity of manuscripts of the text, and what happens in the ... More


‘Pleasing punishment’: motherhood and comic narrative

Felicity Dunworth

in Mothers and Meaning on the Early Modern English Stage

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076329
eISBN:
9781781702161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076329.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter discusses the importance of the physical specialness of the mother's body to her dramatic value. Taking two plays about Patient Griselda written forty years apart (by Phillip and Dekker) ... More


Feminist theoretical and visual challenges to modernist representation

Leah Modigliani

in Engendering an avant-garde: The unsettled lansdcapes of Vancouver photo-conceptualism

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526101198
eISBN:
9781526135957
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526101198.003.0007
Subject:
Art, Art History

The international and local feminist avant-garde of the 1970s is discussed in Chapter 6. Vancouver women’s rejection of canonical art history, their development of alternative distribution and ... More


Who’s the Real Boss?: Griselda Blanco Refashioned

Aldona Bialowas Pobutsky

in Pablo Escobar and Colombian Narcoculture

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781683401513
eISBN:
9781683402183
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9781683401513.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

This chapter explores the mediac rebirth of Colombia’s so-called Cocaine Queen of the 1970s, whose criminal reign extended from Medellín to New York and Miami. It argues that Blanco’s posthumous ... More


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