Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 2211
Author(s): da Costa Fontes, Manuel.
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Title : On Alfonso X's "Interrupted" Encounter with a "Soldadeira" [Alfonso's poem describes an encounter with a prostitute and uses religious parody to make a joke; in the poem the prostitute equates her pleasurable sexual torment with Christ's suffering on the cross].
Source: Revista de Estudios Hisp├ínicos , 31., 1 (Enero 1997):  Pages 93 - 101.
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 11817
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Title : Cantigas d'escarnho and "serranillas": The Allegory of Careless Love [Sexually explicit texts that parodied literary works of courtly poets (like Bernart de Ventadorn) or obscene poems that satirized medical texts could serve legitimate purposes. Obscene literature participated in an interpretive network alongside other types of texts. Whether directly or indirectly (through allegory, allusion, or double entendre), these texts commented upon or critiqued the themes of more prestigious genres like courtly literature. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , 68., 2 (April 1991):  Pages 247 - 263.
Year of Publication: 1991.