Archetypal Readings of Medieval Literature

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Charlotte Spivack, Christine Herold
Edwin Mellen Press, 2002 - Literary Criticism - 202 pages
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Table of contents: Introduction (Charlotte Spivack); Breaking the Sword: The Amazon Eradicates the Whore (Meredith Clermont-Ferrance); The Symbol: Description and Identity in the Classical Epic and 12th Century French and German Romance (Rosemarie Deist); Archetypal Chaucer: The Case of the Disappearing Hag in The Wife of Bath's Tale (Christine Herold) The Changing Feminine Archetype in Julian of Norwich's Long Text: A Psychology of Enclosure (Diane Krantz); Two Interpolated Love Stories from the Spanish El Baladro del sabio Merlini (The Shriek of the Sage Merlin): An Alchemical Reading (Barbara Miller); Rebirth and the Medieval Woman Writer: Christine de Pizan (Julia A. Nephew); Sir Gawain, the Pentangle, and the Pentangle of Individuation (Charlotte Spivack); The Healing of the Split Animus in Marie de France's Yonec (Nina Tucci); Jung and Chaucer: Synchronicity in The Canterbury Tales (Matthew C. Wolfe).

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The Symbol in Classical and Medieval Narratives
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The Case of the Disappearing
47
Two Interpolated Love Stories from the Spanish
93
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CHARLOTTE SPIVACK is Professor of English at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst.

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