Men and masculinities in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde / edited by Tison Pugh, Marcia Smith Marzec.
Contributor(s): Pugh, Tison [editor.] | Marzec, Marcia Smith [editor.].Material type: TextSeries: JSTOR eBooks.Chaucer studies: 38.Publisher: Cambridge ; Rochester, NY : D.S. Brewer, Copyright date: ©2008Description: 1 online resource (viii, 200 pages).Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9781846156618; 1846156610.Subject(s): Men in literature | Masculinity in literature | Masculinity -- History | Troilus (Legendary character) in literature | Cressida (Fictitious character)Additional physical formats: Print version:: Men and masculinities in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde.DDC classification: 821/.1 LOC classification: PR1928.M45 | M46 2008Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.
Introduction. The myths of masculinity in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde / Tison Pugh, Michael Calabrese, and Marcia Smith Marzec -- "Beautiful as Troilus" : Richard II, Chaucer's Troilus, and figures of (un)masculinity / John M. Bowers -- The state of exception and sovereign masculinity in Troilus and Criseyde / Robert S. Sturges -- Revisiting Troilus's faint / Gretchen Mieszkowski -- What makes a man? : Troilus, Hector, and the masculinities of courtly love / Marcia Smith Marzec -- Masculinity and its hydraulic semiotics in Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde / James J. Paxson -- Masochism, masculinity, and the pleasures of Troilus / Holly A. Crocker and Tison Pugh -- "The dreams in which I'm dying" : sublimation and unstable masculinities in Troilus and Criseyde / Kate Koppelman -- "A mannes game" : Criseyde's masculinity in Troilus and Criseyde / Angela Jane Weisl -- Troilus's gaze and the collapse of masculinity in romance / Molly A. Martin -- Sutured looks and homoeroticism : reading Troilus and Pandarus cinematically / Richard Zeikowitz -- Being a man in Piers Plowman and Troilus and Criseyde / Michael Calabrese -- "The monstruosity in love" : sexual division in Chaucer and Shakespeare / R. Allen Shoaf.
Issues relating to the male characters and the construction of masculinities in Chaucer's masterpiece of love found and love lost are explored in this text. The essays address the question of what it means to be a man in the Middle Ages, what constitutes masculinity in this era, and how such masculinities are culturally constructed.
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