Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1322
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cheyette , Fredric L. and Margaret Switten
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  • Title: Women in Troubadour Song: Of the Countess and the Vilana [The authors analyze two songs, one by the Countess de Dia and the other by Marcabru, in which strong women's voices are heard demanding their rights and resisting exploitation; the authors also trace the varied political roles of Occitan noble women and the social setting in which these two songs might have been performed].
  • Source: Women and Music 2, ( 1998): Pages 26 - 45.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article;Translation
  • Subject (See Also): Dia, Countess of, Trobairitz- A Chantar m'er de so Qu'ieu Non Volria Marcabru, Troubadour- L'Autrier Jost' una Sebissa Music Noble Women Occitan Literature Pastorela, Literary Genre Rulers Shepherdesses in Literature Songs Trobairitz Troubadours Women in
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 12
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  • Illustrations: Four examples. Figure One Music for "A Chantar M'Er." Figure Two Words in Occitan and English translation for "A Chantar M'Er." Figure Three Music for "L'Autrier Jost' una Sebissa." Figure Four Words in Occitan and English translation for "L'Autrier Jost' una Sebissa."
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English;Occitan
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10907505