Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 13145
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Miller , Mara.
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  • Title: The Lady in the Garden: Subjects and Objects in an Ideal World [The author contrasts Japanse pictures of women in gardens (women authors, women writing, and women characters from women's writings) with those of medieval Europe in which women do not write in gardens].
  • Source: Crossing the Bridge: Comparative Essays on Medieval European and Heian Japanese Women Writers.  Edited by Barbara Stevenson and Cynthia Ho.  Palgrave, 2000.  Pages 189 - 211.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Female Gaze Gardens in Art Japanese Literature Murasaki Shikibu, Court Lady, Novelist, and Poet- Tale of Genji Women Authors in Art Women in Art
  • Geographic Area: Asia;General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Five Figures. Figure One Manuscript illumination, Virgin and Child in a grape arbor, The Book of Hours of Catherine of Cleves, Utrecht, circa 1435 (New York, Pierpont Morgan Library, MS. M. 917, f. 161). Figure Two Manuscript illumination, Castle of Roses, Roman de la Rose (London, British Library, Harley 4425, f. 39). Figure Three Woodblock print, Okumura Masanobu, A Stylish Suma or Murasaki Shikibu at Ishiyama Temple, 1720s (Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of Arts, James A. Michener Collection, L-20, 252). Figure Four Hihikawa Moronobu, Bijin-e Zukushi or Collection of Beautiful Women, 1683, Page showing Kashiwagi and Nyosan no Miya from "The Tale of Genji" (Honolulu, Honolulu Academy of Arts, James A. Michener Collection, L-20, 501). Figure Five Manuscript illumination, Dresden Master, "De lof der vroumen," the Flemish translation of "The City of Women," Page showing Christine and Reason Clearing the Field of Letters of Misogynist Opinions (London, British Library, ADD 20698, f. 17).
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312221673
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