Feminine Desire and Conditional Misogyny in Arthur and Gorlagon

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This essay argues that the adulterous female characters in the exempla of Arthur and Gorlagon are distinguished from Guenevere in the text’s frame narrative. Arthur and Gorlagon is not wholly misogynist, but reserves contempt for female characters who express sexual desire in public spaces.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)23-44
Number of pages22
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Sept 2014


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