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

Until now the advent of Western romantic love has been seen as a liberation from--or antidote to--ten centuries of misogyny. In this major contribution to gender studies, R. Howard Bloch demonstrates how similar the ubiquitous antifeminism of medieval times and the romantic idealization of woman act...

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Main Author: Bloch, R. Howard.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: Chicago : University of Chicago Press, 1991.
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