The Afterlives of Rape in Medieval English Literature (New Middle Ages) (Paperback)

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From devotional literature to political narratives, medieval texts propose that sexual violence victims have privileged moral, ethical, and spiritual insight. This book explores these discourses of survival in a wide range of medieval English texts, including letters of spiritual advice, legal cases, romances, and legendary histories.

About the Author


Suzanne M. Edwards is Assistant Professor of English at Lehigh University, USA.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781349676194
ISBN-10: 1349676195
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Publication Date: April 14th, 2016
Pages: 193
Language: English
Series: New Middle Ages