Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 11017
Author(s): Lewis, Katherine J.
Contributor(s):
Title : Edmund of East Anglia, Henry VI and Ideals of Kingly Masculinity [The author argues that Lydgate's "Life" of King Edmund was intended to instruct the young Henry VI in kingly behaviors. The Mirror for Princes tradition of advice literature as reflected in the Middle English version of the "Secretorum" also emphasized the importance of religion in a king's responsibilities, particularly with regard to sexual self-control. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis .   Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 158 - 173.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 10908
Author(s): Stanton, Anne Rudloff.
Contributor(s):
Title : Isabelle of France and Her Manuscripts, 1308-58 [The manuscripts range in time across the queen's career. Some appear to have been used as readings for her children, while others were psalters and books of hours for Isabelle's private devotions. Women feature prominently in the illuminations, and political issues, such as Edward's shortcomings as a king, apparently are also a preoccupation. Title note supplied by Feminae. ].
Source: Capetian Women.   Edited by Kathleen Nolan .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 225 - 252.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 8282
Author(s): Cortijo Ocaña, Antonio.
Contributor(s):
Title : The "Consells- Consejos" on Marriage and Their Broader Sentimental Context [The author examines three works of advice on marriage ("Advice of Good Doctrine which a French lady Gave Her Daughter Who Married the King of England" ("Conseyll de bones doctrines que una reyna de França dona a una filla sua que fonch muller del rey Danglaterra"), "Letter from the Marquis of Villena to His Daughter Joana" ("Letra deval scrita feu lo marques de Villena e compte de Ribagortça qui apres fo intitulat duch de Gandia, per dona Joahan filla sua quant la marida ab don Johan fill del compte de Gardona, per la qual liscrivi castich e bons nodriments, dient axi"), and "Advice from a Wiseman to His Daughters" ("Castigos y dotrinas que un sabio daba a sus hijas")) that bear structured and thematic parallels to sentimental romances. The texts emphasize women's chastity, honor, humility, and piety, but also stress a misogynous view of women's out-of-control sexuality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Marriage and Sexuality in Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Hispanic Issues, Volume 26.   Edited by Eukene Lacarra Lanz .   Routledge, 2002.  Pages 39 - 56.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 11031
Author(s): Watt, Diane.
Contributor(s):
Title : Consuming Passions in Book VIII of John Gower's "Confessio Amantis" [The author argues that the various "appetites" condemned by Gower (incest, latent homosexuality, and female desire) are part of a mirror for princes guide to proper manly behavior that emphasizes the control of sexuality. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Consuming Narrative: Gender and Monstrous Appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.   Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters .   University of Wales Press, 2002.  Pages 28 - 41.
Year of Publication: 2002.

5. Record Number: 7353
Author(s): Gros, Gérard.
Contributor(s):
Title : L'Épouse du comte du IXe au XIe siècle: Transformation d'un modèle et idéologie du pouvoir [The author argues that the wives of counts took on a new importance in the Carolingian era. The Church encouraged a model of marriage in which the wife served as counselor to the count. Other indications of the change in the role of the countess were the appearance of the term "comitissa" in documents, the need for the consent of the countess in property donations initiated by her husband, and the listings of the husband and wife together in monastic "libri memoriales." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Femmes et pouvoirs des femmes à Byzance et en Occident (VIe -XIe siècles). Colloque international organisé les 28, 29 et 30 mars 1996 à Bruxelles et Villeneuve d'Ascq.   Edited by Stéphane Lebecq, Alain Dierkens, Régine Le Jan, and Jean-Marie Sansterre .   Centre de Recherche sur l'Histoire de l'Europe du Nord-Ouest, Université Charles de Gaulle-Lille 3, 1999.  Pages 65 - 73.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 4302
Author(s): Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate.
Contributor(s):
Title : Marginalization in Medieval Culture - Christine de Pizan's Advice to Prostitutes [remarkably she advises that reformed prostitutes should earn their own living and lead a quiet life rather than the traditional options of marriage or the religious life].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 27., (Spring 1999):  Pages 9 - 15.
Year of Publication: 1999.

7. Record Number: 2895
Author(s): Pratt, Karen.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Image of the Queen in Old French Literature [examines epics and romances as well as Christine de Pizan's mirror for princesses, the "Livre des trois vertus"].
Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.   Edited by Anne J. Duggan .   Boydell Press, 1997. Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 27., (Spring 1999):  Pages 235 - 259.
Year of Publication: 1997.

8. Record Number: 856
Author(s): Zhang, Xiangyun.
Contributor(s):
Title : Du Miroir des Princes au Miroir des Princesses: Rapport intertextuel entre deux livres de Christine de Pizan
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 55 - 67.
Year of Publication: 1996.

9. Record Number: 516
Author(s): Hellman, Dara.
Contributor(s):
Title : Interdiction and the Imperative Feminine Redress in "Gereint ab Erbin" and "Erec et Enide"
Source: Aestel , 3., ( 1995):  Pages 19 - 33.
Year of Publication: 1995.

10. Record Number: 10792
Author(s): Jambeck, Karen K.
Contributor(s):
Title : The “Fables” of Marie de France: a Mirror of Princes [The author considers Marie's “Fables” as a "mirror for princes," and compares it directly to John of Salisbury's “Policraticus.” Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: In Quest of Marie de France: A Twelfth-Century Poet.   Edited by Chantal A. Marechal .   Edwin Mellen Press, 1992. Medieval Perspectives , 7., ( 1992):  Pages 59 - 106.
Year of Publication: 1992.

11. Record Number: 11115
Author(s): Zimmerman, Margarete.
Contributor(s):
Title : Vox femina, vox politica: The "Lamentacion sur les maux de la France" [Christine wrote this text in 1410 as civil war engulfed Paris. She rejects the mascuine values of glory and victory in war, speaking out as a woman for peace. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Politics, Gender, and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Margaret Brabant .   Westview Press, 1992. Aestel , 3., ( 1995):  Pages 113 - 127.
Year of Publication: 1992.

12. Record Number: 10010
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : The advice of wives in three Middle English romances: "The King of Tars,""Sir Cleges," and "Athelston" [The author analyzes three Middle English romances in which wives give "good" advice to their husbands. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 7., ( 1992):  Pages 44 - 52.
Year of Publication: 1992.

13. Record Number: 8582
Author(s): Dulac, Liliane.
Contributor(s):
Title : Mystical Inspiration and Political Knowledge: Advice to Widows from Francesco da Barberino and Christine de Pizan [The author considers two literary works in which advice is given to widows. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Medieval Perspectives , 7., ( 1992):  Pages 223 - 258.
Year of Publication: 1992.

14. Record Number: 11114
Author(s): Brown-Grant, Rosalind.
Contributor(s):
Title : L'Avision Christine: Autobiographical Narrative or Mirror for the Prince? [The author argues that the autobiographical sections of "L'Avision" were intended to show Christine as an exemplar for her princely reader. She was led to a greater understanding of the self and a better relationship with God. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Politics, Gender, and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Margaret Brabant .   Westview Press, 1992. Medieval Perspectives , 7., ( 1992):  Pages 95 - 111.
Year of Publication: 1992.