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flour

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health — Cookery, Food, and Drink.

Most commonly refers to ground wheat, although also used for other cereals and applied to powdered dried matter such as fish flour, potato flour, etc. Ground wheat yields wholemeal flour...

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Graunson, Oton de (c.1340–1397)

Edited by Douglas Gray.

in The Oxford Companion to Chaucer

January 2003; p ublished online January 2005 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 124 words.

(c.1340–1397),

a French poet, ‘flour of hem that make [compose] in Fraunce’, as Chaucer says in

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nature

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

The Goddess (see also Nature, kynde), appears in The Parliament of Fowls, where she is found sitting in a glade ‘upon an hil of floures’, her ‘hall’ and ‘bower’ made ...

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Oton de Graunson

Overview page. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval).

(c.1340–1397),

a French poet, ‘flour of hem that make [compose] in Fraunce’, as Chaucer says in Venus (82), which is adapted from three of his ballades. He was also a ...

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Sex and Lust: ‘The Merchant's Tale’, ‘The Reeve's Tale’, and other Tales

Alcuin Blamires.

in Chaucer, Ethics, and Gender

April 2006; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literary Studies (Early and Medieval). 12791 words.

A summary of ecclesiastical views on sex introduces the observation that medieval doctrine on the ‘sexual debt’ of marriage was covertly asymmetrical — an asymmetry based on an...

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Sir Thomas Malory

D. Thomas Hanks, Jr..

in Medieval Studies

P ublished online January 2014 .

Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 21096 words.

Most members of British and US cultures know the broad outlines of the Arthur story—the story of the Round Table, King Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere—and see it almost daily in references...

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