Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8707
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Higgins , Paula.
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  • Title: The "Other Minervas": Creative Women at the Court of Margaret of Scotland [The author examines the activities of the princess, Margaret of Scotland, and her ladies-in-waiting, both as authors of poetry and creators of music. She critiques recent scholarship because it dismisses women's artistic contributions and grants credence only to the well-documented like Christine de Pizan in the "discourse of the exceptional woman." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Rediscovering the Muses: Women's Musical Traditions.  Edited by Kimberly Marshall.  Northeastern University Press, 1993.  Pages 169 - 185.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Composers Courts- Literary Activity Courts- Musical Activity Ladies-in-Waiting Literature- Verse Margaret of Scotland, Wife of Louis XI, King of France Music Princesses Women Authors
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  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Notre Dame
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  • Year of Publication: 1993.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1555531733