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Ovid's art and the Wife of Bath : the ethics of erotic violence

Author
Desmond, Marilynn, 1952-
Title
Ovid's art and the Wife of Bath : the ethics of erotic violence / Marilynn Desmond.
Format
Book
Published
Ithaca, N.Y. : Cornell University Press, 2006.
Description
xiii, 206 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
URL
<Table of contents> http://www.loc.gov/catdir/toc/ecip066/2005037802.html
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 169-199) and index.
Contents
  • Sexual difference and the ethics of erotic violence
  • Ovid's Ars amatoria and the wounds of love
  • Dominus/ancilla : epistolary rhetoric and erotic violence in the letters of Abelard and Heloise
  • Tote enclose : the Roman de la rose and the heterophallic ethic
  • The Vieille daunce : the Wife of Bath and the politics of experience
  • The Querelle de la rose : erotic violence and the ethics of reading.
Subject headings
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. Wife of Bath's tale
Kinsey subjects
Literature.
Sex in literature--Medieval.
Social conditions--France--Medieval.
Social conditions--England--Medieval.
Sadomasochism.
ISBN
0801443792 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780801443794 (cloth : alk. paper)
0801473179 (pbk.)
9780801473173 (pbk.)

Holdings

Library
Blmgtn - Kinsey Institute Library (by appointment only)
Call Number
184 D47 o8 2006
Location
Auxiliary Library Facility - Kinsey Institute