Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2821
Author(s): Maître, Jacques.
Title : Sainte Catherine de Sienne: patronne des anorexiques?
Source: CLIO, Histoire, Femmes et Sociétés , 2., ( 1995):  Pages 109 - 132.
Year of Publication: 1995.

2. Record Number: 8943
Author(s): Santi, Francesco.
Title : Tre manuali di storia del corpo [Modern historiography of holy women restores the body to importance, but it risks eliminating the concept of the soul. Catherine of Siena, for one, sought to transform the body, regarded as the female aspect of life, into a body of glory. In this review article the author discusses Rudolph Bell's "Holy Anorexia," Caroline Bynum's "Holy Feast and Holy Fast," and Ginette Raimbault and Caroline Eliacheff's "Les Indomptables." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studi Medievali , 31., 2 (Dicembre 1990):  Pages 805 - 820.
Year of Publication: 1990.

3. Record Number: 12796
Author(s): Reineke, Martha J.
Title : This Is My Body: Reflections on Abjection, Anorexia, and Medieval Women Mystics [Drawing on the feminist theoretical work of thinkers like Julia Kristeva and Rene Girard, the author argues that women mystics' self-imposed starvation mirrors threats against the social body of late medieval Christendom, and reveals the fractures at the base of phallocentric European culture. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the American Academy of Religion , 58., 2 (Summer 1990):  Pages 245 - 265.
Year of Publication: 1990.