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Author Bloch, R. Howard.

Title Medieval misogyny and the invention of Western romantic love / R. Howard Bloch.

Publication Info. Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.


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 University of Saint Joseph: Pope Pius XII Library - Standard Shelving Location  305.409 B651M    Check Shelf
Description ix, 298 pages ; 24 cm
Note Spine title: Medieval misogyny & the invention of Western romantic love.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 271-290) and index.
Contents Molestiae nuptiarum and the Yahwist creation -- Early Christianity and the estheticization of gender -- "Devil's gateway" and "Bride of Christ" -- Poetics of virginity -- Old French lay and the myriad modes of male indiscretion -- Love lyric and the paradox of perfection -- Heiresses and dowagers: the power of women to dispose.
Subject Women -- History -- Middle Ages, 500-1500.
Social history -- Medieval, 500-1500.
Misogyny -- Europe -- History.
Patriarchy -- Europe -- History.
Love -- History.
Indexed Term Women Social conditions History
Added Title Medieval misogyny & the invention of Western romantic love.
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