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Quite the Conundrum: The Wife of Bath’s Tale and the Loathly Lady

Perhaps one of the most problematic of Geoffrey Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales is “The Wife of Bath’s Tale.”  While it was written in the 1300s and one must read it with the attitudes of the time in mind, it’s quite difficult to read critically as a feminist without giving it some major side eye. Just to summarize […]