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The Genre of Medieval Patience Literature: Development, Duplication, and Gender
by Robin Waugh
In the newly-identified genre of medieval patience literature, female protagonists move to the center of the action—an unusual feature compared to most medieval literature. Out of this development, fresh interpretations of early medieval works and exciting revisions to genre-theory are possible, often from a surprisingly feminist point of view. The Genre of Medieval Patien ...more
Hardcover, 250 pages
Published November 13th 2012 by Palgrave Macmillan
(first published January 1st 2012)
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