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Author Cavanagh, Sheila T.
Title Wanton eyes and chaste desires : female sexuality in the Faerie queene / Sheila T. Cavanagh.
Imprint Bloomington : Indiana University Press, [1994]

Author Cavanagh, Sheila T.
Subject Spenser, Edmund, 1552?-1599. Faerie queene.
Epic poetry, English -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Sex in literature.
Feminism and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Women and literature -- England -- History -- 16th century.
Description x, 226 pages ; 22 cm
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [205]-219) and index.
ISBN 0253313678 (alk. paper)
0253208890 (paper : alk. paper)
OCLC # 29477719
Table of Contents
 Introduction: The Manliness of Virtue1
1'Beauties Chace': Male Responses to Women in Faeryland14
2Nightmares of Desire42
3The Importance of Being Fairest: Kidnapping and Courtship in Faeryland75
4'Fayre of face...though meane her lot': The Worth of Virtue109
5'Like an Enraged Cow': Britomart among the Chased and the Unchaste139
 Works Cited205

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