TITLE

The Wife of Bath debates Jerome

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Warren S.
PUB. DATE
December 1997
SOURCE
Chaucer Review;1997, Vol. 32 Issue 2, p129
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
Opinion. Argues that Alison the Wife in the novel `Wife of Bath,' defends the plain truth of Scripture against the polemics of Saint Jerome, and adopts an Augustinian position on marriage. Criticisms and interpretations of this novel; Details on Alison's debate with Saint Jerome; Details on Jerome's centurist position on marriage.
ACCESSION #
1046950

 

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