294. Isabel Davis on Sexuality and Marriage in Chaucer
Peter is joined by Isabel Davis to discuss marriage, sex and chastity in Chaucer, focusing on the Wife of Bath's speech.
• Chaucer and Fame, ed. Isabel Davis and Catherine Nall (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2015).
• Writing Masculinity in the Later Middle Ages (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2007)
• Love, Marriage and Family Ties in the Later Middle Ages, ed. I. Davis, M. Müller and S. Rees Jones (Turnhout: Brepols, 2003).
• ‘“The Trinite is our everlasting lover”: Marriage and Trinitarian Love in the Later Middle Ages’, Speculum, 86:4 (2011), 914-63.
• 'Piers Plowman and the Querelle of the Rose: Marriage, Caritas and the Peacock's "pennes"', New Medieval Literatures, 10 (2009), 49-86.
• 'On the Sadness of not being a Bird: The Representation of Abraham and Late Medieval Marriage Ideologies in William Langland's Piers Plowman', in Medieval Domesticity: Home, Housing and Household in Medieval England, ed. P.J.P. Goldberg and M. Kowaleski (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2008).
• 'Men and Margery: Negotiating Medieval Patriarchy', in A Companion to the 'Book of Margery Kempe', ed. K.J. Lewis and J.H. Arnold (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2004), pp. 35-54.