Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4347
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Lloyd-Morgan , Ceridwen.
  • Contributor(s):
  • Title: The "Querelle des Femmes": A Continuing Tradition in Welsh Women's Literature [the author analyzes a poem by the woman author Gwerful Mechain in which she responds to a diatribe against women by the male poet Ieuan Dyfi; Gwenful Mechain cites women fromWelsh history, the Bible and the classical tradition all who had important achievements].
  • Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.  Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley JohnsonMedieval Women: Texts and Contexts.  Brepols, 2000.  Pages 101 - 114.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Dyfi, Ieuan, Welsh Poet Literature- Verse Mechain, Gwenful, Female Welsh Poet Misogyny in Literature Polemics- Women Wales Welsh Literature Women Authors
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Illustrations:
  • Table: One figure. Figure One Manuscript page of Gwerful Mechain's poem (Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, Peniarth MS 99, p. 121).
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2503509797