The English 'Loathly Lady' Tales: Boundaries, Traditions, Motifs

The English Loathly Lady Tales Boundaries Traditions Motifs Whereas some literary motifs such as the tyrant the beggar and the crone have equivalents in the real world the Loathly Lady is a creature of the imagination Yet she is not merely a whimsical fanta

  • Title: The English 'Loathly Lady' Tales: Boundaries, Traditions, Motifs
  • Author: S. Elizabeth Passmore Susan Carter
  • ISBN: 9781580441230
  • Page: 421
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Whereas some literary motifs such as the tyrant, the beggar, and the crone have equivalents in the real world, the Loathly Lady is a creature of the imagination Yet she is not merely a whimsical fantasy This volume concentrates on the medieval English Loathly Lady tales, which develop the motif as a vehicle for social ideology One of the primary agendas of this collectiWhereas some literary motifs such as the tyrant, the beggar, and the crone have equivalents in the real world, the Loathly Lady is a creature of the imagination Yet she is not merely a whimsical fantasy This volume concentrates on the medieval English Loathly Lady tales, which develop the motif as a vehicle for social ideology One of the primary agendas of this collection is to promote the non canonical Loathly Ladies as worthwhile subjects for scholarly consideration The examinations here of the medieval English Loathly Lady tales engage with a myriad of concerns, including anxieties about virginity and sex, power and assimilation, beauty and beastliness These broad examinations of this enigmatic literary motif are an excellent contribution to the field and will be of great interest to scholars.

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