The Literature of Misogyny in Medieval Spain

The Literature of Misogyny in Medieval Spain

The "Arcipreste De Talavera" and the "Spill"

eBook - 1997
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Cambridge Univ Pr
An examination of two fifteenth-century misogynist Iberian works.
The Literature of Misogyny in Medieval Spain examines the medical underpinnings of two major misogynist works from the 15th-century Iberian: Alonso de Martínez's Arcipreste de Talavera and Jacme Roig's Spill. Michael Solomon argues that these works gain their persuasive force by linking concerns over health and illness with men's behavior toward women. Solomon shows how the demonization of women in medieval society was more than vaguely cultural; it was a legitimate aspect of the healing arts, considered vital to the well-being of men.

Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, ©1997
ISBN: 9780511004117
0511004117
0521563909
9780521563901
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vii, 221 pages)

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