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Wanton Eyes and Chaste Desires : Female Sexuality in the Faerie Queene
by Sheila T. Cavanagh


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..". very readable, lucid, intriguing study... " --Spenser Newsletter

..". a very thoroughgoing inventory of the cruel male fantasies and nightmares imposed on... female-gendered figures... " --Studies in English Literature 1500-1900

"Cavanagh has managed to give an almost entirely new reading of The Faerie Queene]; it is the first feminist rereading of the entire epic, and it reshapes the contours of the huge poem in often startling and remarkable ways." --Maureen Quilligan, University of Pennsylvania

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More About Wanton Eyes and Chaste Desires by Sheila T. Cavanagh
 
 
 
Overview

..". very readable, lucid, intriguing study... " --Spenser Newsletter

..". a very thoroughgoing inventory of the cruel male fantasies and nightmares imposed on... female-gendered figures... " --Studies in English Literature 1500-1900

"Cavanagh has managed to give an almost entirely new reading of The Faerie Queene]; it is the first feminist rereading of the entire epic, and it reshapes the contours of the huge poem in often startling and remarkable ways." --Maureen Quilligan, University of Pennsylvania


 
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  • ISBN-13: 9780253208897
  • ISBN-10: 0253208890
  • Publisher: Indiana University Press
  • Publish Date: September 1994
  • Page Count: 240


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Books > Poetry > European - English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh
Books > Literary Criticism > General
Books > Social Science > Women's Studies - General

 
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