Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1186
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Piera , Montserrat and Donna M. Rogers
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  • Title: The Widow as Heroine: The Fifteenth-Century Catalan Chivalresque Novel "Curial e Güelfa" [The authors observe that "Curial e Güelfa" departs from traditional Catalan ideas about widowhood in its representation of a woman who uses her fortune to transform a man of humble birth into a suitable candidate for her second marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.  Edited by Louise MirrerStudies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization.  University of Michigan Press, 1992.  Pages 321 - 342.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Catalan Literature Curial e Guelfa, Catalan Novella Guelfa (Literary Figure) Literature- Prose Remarriage in Literature Widows in Literature
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University, Temple University
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0472102575
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