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"Vrouwen met vinnen en klauwen: de traditie van de zeemeermin in de Middelengelse literatuur"
Luuk A. J. R. Houwen
Millennium: Tijdschrift voor Middeleeuwse Studies, 8:1, 1994, 3-17
 

"Women with fins and claws: the tradition of mermaids in Middle English literature". With reference to the Book of Vices and Virtues, a ME didactic poem; and the Pilgrimage of the Lyfe of Manhode.

Demonstrates how this tradition draws upon 12th - 13th century bestiaries and encyclopaedias.

Language: Dutch


 
 
  
 
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