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The Good Wife's Guide (Le Menagier de Paris): A Medieval Household Book Hardcover – 15 Jan 2009

4.6 out of 5 stars 13 customer reviews
ISBN-13: 978-0801447389 ISBN-10: 0801447380 Edition: 1st

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Product details

  • Hardcover: 384 pages
  • Publisher: Cornell University Press; 1 edition (15 January 2009)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0801447380
  • ISBN-13: 978-0801447389
  • Product Dimensions: 15.5 x 2.8 x 23.5 cm
  • Boxed-product Weight: 662 g
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''In a new, highly readable, and lively translation of an important medieval document, Gina L. Greco and Christine M. Rose have done a wonderful job of maintaining the integrity of the original text while rendering it into colloquial English. As a result, The Good Wife's Guide is eminently teachable. It is a cultural artifact in its own right, one that compiles a wide range of very different kinds of material, from moral exhortations to stories to practical instructions on household topics such as gardening and hawking to recipes-all brought together for a very specific purpose. It offers great insight into how both medieval books and households were put together.''-Laurie A. Finke, Kenyon College

About the Author

Gina L. Greco is Associate Professor of French at Portland State University. Christine M. Rose is Professor of English at Portland State University.

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Amazon.com: 4.6 out of 5 stars 13 reviews
Ron or Jana
5.0 out of 5 starsI am a bad wife I guess
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Michele
5.0 out of 5 starsTranslation into an IdealWife & Life
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Jamie
5.0 out of 5 stars... was abridged to remove everything religious and that was sad because it was such a huge part of the ...
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Gail A. Kellogg
4.0 out of 5 starsThe intro is good for college students in certain classes
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J. L. R. Reed
5.0 out of 5 starsThis is the "Le Menagier de Paris" to own
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