Language as the Site of Revolt in Medieval and Early Modern England

Speaking as a Woman

  • Authors
  • M. C. Bodden

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
  2. M. C. Bodden
    Pages 1-5
  3. M. C. Bodden
    Pages 37-55
  4. M. C. Bodden
    Pages 143-146
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 147-257

About this book


Despite attempts to suppress early women's speech, this study demonstrates that women were still actively engaged in cultural practices and speech strategies that were both complicit with the patriarchal ideology whilst also undermining it.


England ideology Middle Ages women

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