Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8949
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Blumenfeld-Kosinski , Renate
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  • Title: Satirical Views of the Beguines in Northern French Literature [the author briefly analyzes the writings of Gautier de Coincy, Guillaume de St. Amour, Rutebeuf, and Jean de Meun among others; the criticisms of the beguines focus on their sexuality, desire to preach and teach, association with mendicants, and talkativeness].
  • Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Li├Ęge and Their Impact.  Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-BrowneMedieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.  Brepols, 1999.  Pages 237 - 249.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beguines Misogyny in Literature Satire Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 13- 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2503507689
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