Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7007
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Simon , Anne.
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  • Title: Reading Reading Women: Double-Mirroring the "Dame" in "Der Ritter vom Turn"
  • Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.  Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 175 - 192.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History Human Behavior Marquard von Stein, Translator of the Buch der Ritter vom Turn (Written by the Chevalier de la Tour Landry) Readers Readers in Literature Translation Women in Art Women in Literature Woodcuts
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations: Four Figures. Figure One The Knight, two clerics, and two scribes, woodcut, from Marquard printed at Basel by Michael Furter for Johann Bergmann von Olpe, 1493 (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, fol. 4r). Figure Two The daughters in the garden, woodcut, from Marquard Vom Stein's "Der Ritter vom Turn," printed at Basel (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, fol. 73r). Figure Three The Annunciation, woodcut, from Marquard (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, fol. 54v). Figure Four Gossiping Women, woodcut, from Marquard (Munich, Bayerische Staatsbibliothek, fol. 18v).
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  • Abstract: This chapter examines textual and visual strategies employed in the German "Book of the Knight of the Tower" for directing women's reading and the space for maneuver allowed by reading against these strategies. [(c) Emma Campbell and Robert Mills. Reprinted with permission of Palgrave Macmillan.]
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Bristol
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1403963436
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