Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8241
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Pfeffer , Wendy.
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  • Title: La Louange des femmes. "Oez seignor, je n'otroi pas" (Berne, Bibliothèque de la bourgeoisie nº 354) [The author discusses a late thirteenth-early fourteenth century dit, "Oez seignor, je n'otroi pas," which praises women. Pfeffer argues that the poet combines images from courtly literature with the popular genre of the dit which was recited on street corners. The full text of the dit is included in the article. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 93, ( 1992): Pages 221 - 234.
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  • Article Type: Edition of Text;Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Bien des Fames- Oez Seignor, Je N'Otroi Pas, French Poem Courtly Love Dits, Literary Genre Literature- Verse Manuscripts Misogyny in Literature Polemics- Women
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Berne, Bibliothèque de la bourgeoisie, nº 354, fol. 174r. The manuscript contains several short twelfth and thirteenth century texts including fabliaux, a fragment of the "Sept Sages de Rome," and several dits.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Louisville
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00283754
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