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The Resource Marriage contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance stage, Kathryn Jacobs

Marriage contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance stage, Kathryn Jacobs

Label
Marriage contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance stage
Title
Marriage contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance stage
Statement of responsibility
Kathryn Jacobs
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
''A fine historic exploration of why marriage treatments in literary texts are transformed between the 14th and 16th centuries. ... This volume has the power and evidence--both historic and textual--to revamp our understanding of crucial texts
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Jacobs, Kathryn Elisabeth
Dewey number
820.9/3543
Index
index present
LC call number
PR275.M3
LC item number
J33 2001eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Chaucer, Geoffrey
  • English literature
  • Marriage in literature
  • English drama
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
  • Marriage customs and rites in literature
  • Prenuptial agreements in literature
  • Adultery in literature
  • Widows in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Adultery in literature
  • English drama
  • English literature
  • Marriage customs and rites in literature
  • Marriage in literature
  • Mysteries and miracle-plays, English
  • Prenuptial agreements in literature
  • Widows in literature
Label
Marriage contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance stage, Kathryn Jacobs
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Preface vii; Prologue: Marriage Contracts through the Centuries 1; Part I. Chaucer; 1. Rewriting the Marriage Contract: Adultery in the Canterbury Tales 15; 2. Marriage Ceremonies and Property in the Canterbury Tales 28; 3. Extramarital Contracts in the Canterbury Tales 47; 4. The Legacy of the Marriage Contract: Chaucer's Widows 70; Entr'acte: When the Law Changed 93; Part II. Religious and Renaissance Drama; 5. Under Stress: The Marriage Contracts of the Mystery Cycles, and the Trailing Spouse 101; 6. Unlawful Unions on the Renaissance Stage 115
Control code
77113227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813031057
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77113227
Label
Marriage contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance stage, Kathryn Jacobs
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 169-174) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Table of Contents; Preface vii; Prologue: Marriage Contracts through the Centuries 1; Part I. Chaucer; 1. Rewriting the Marriage Contract: Adultery in the Canterbury Tales 15; 2. Marriage Ceremonies and Property in the Canterbury Tales 28; 3. Extramarital Contracts in the Canterbury Tales 47; 4. The Legacy of the Marriage Contract: Chaucer's Widows 70; Entr'acte: When the Law Changed 93; Part II. Religious and Renaissance Drama; 5. Under Stress: The Marriage Contracts of the Mystery Cycles, and the Trailing Spouse 101; 6. Unlawful Unions on the Renaissance Stage 115
Control code
77113227
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (viii, 181 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780813031057
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)77113227

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