Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 15887
Author(s): Anderson, Wendy Love.
Title : The Real Presence of Mary: Eucharistic Disbelief and the Limits of Orthodoxy in Fourteenth-Century France [The author analyses the case of Aude Fauré which was recorded in Bishop Jacques Fourniers' inquisitorial "Register." She gave two different accounts of her "error" in belief with the second version accepted by the tribunal and penances assigned. Anderson argues that Aude demonstrates a deeper theological understanding and a more complex spirituality than earlier scholars have recognized. Title notes upplied by Feminae.].
Source: Church History , 75., 4 (December 2006):  Pages 748 - 767.
Year of Publication: 2006.

2. Record Number: 8064
Author(s): Elliott, Dyan.
Title : Women and Confession : From Empowerment to Pathology [The author traces the development of the practice of confession. She concentrates in particular on the relationship between the female penitent and the confessor, pointing out the affective aspects with many women predisposed to confess frequently and to be overly scrupulous in their recounting of sins. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Mary C. Erler and Maryanne Kowaleski .   Cornell University Press, 2003. Church History , 75., 4 (December 2006):  Pages 31 - 51.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 6635
Author(s): Warren, Ann K.
Title : Virginal Effects: Text and Identity in "Ancrene Wisse" [The author argues that the anchoritic construction of virginity is mainly dependent on language which makes visible an "inner" core].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002. Church History , 75., 4 (December 2006):  Pages 36 - 48.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 6434
Author(s): Brundage, James A.
Title : Sin, Crime, and the Pleasures of the Flesh: The Medieval Church Judges Sexual Offences [The author provides a brief overview of the issues involved in the medieval church's efforts to enforce rules about sexual behavior].
Source: The Medieval World.   Edited by Peter Linehan and Janet L. Nelson .   Routledge, 2001. Church History , 75., 4 (December 2006):  Pages 294 - 307.
Year of Publication: 2001.

5. Record Number: 4737
Title : Gertrud of Helfta: "Arbor Amoris" in Her Heart's Garden
Source: Mystics Quarterly , 26., 4 (December 2000):  Pages 163 - 178.
Year of Publication: 2000.

6. Record Number: 3553
Author(s): Elliot, Dyan.
Title : Authorizing a Life: The Collaboration of Dorothea of Montau and John Marienwerder [the author explores how John Marienwerder's quest for self-authorization in his writings masks Dorothea's spirituality and her life]
Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.   Edited by Catherine M. Mooney .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. Mystics Quarterly , 26., 4 (December 2000):  Pages 168 - 191.
Year of Publication: 1999.

7. Record Number: 3650
Title : Jean Gerson and Traumas of Masculine Affectivity and Sexuality [The author explores Gerson's relationship with his two younger brothers, his friendship with Pierre d'Ailly, and his emphasis on sexual temptation].
Source: Conflicted Identities and Multiple Masculinities: Men in the Medieval West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray .   Garland Medieval Casebooks, volume 25. Garland Reference Library of the Humanities, volume 2078. Garland Publishing, 1999. Mystics Quarterly , 26., 4 (December 2000):  Pages 45 - 72.
Year of Publication: 1999.

8. Record Number: 4405
Author(s): Millett, Bella.
Title : Ancrene Wisse and the Conditions of Confession [the author traces the development of the conditions of confession in the twelfth century in order to evaluate its presentation in the "Ancrene Wisse;" she concludes that the "Ancrene Wisse"'s uniqueness is to be found in its expansion of the conditions of confession with non-scriptural "exempla" and other borrowings].
Source: English Studies , 80., 3 ( 1999):  Pages 193 - 215.
Year of Publication: 1999.

9. Record Number: 4400
Author(s): Murray, Jacqueline.
Title : Gendered Souls in Sexed Bodies: The Male Construction of Female Sexuality in Some Medieval Confessors' Manuals [The author analyzes some fifteen confessors' manuals from the 13th century; she finds that they limit discussion of women to their sexual functions, emphasizing their sexual passivity and their danger to men as sexual temptations].
Source: Handling Sin: Confession in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Peter Biller and A.J. Minnis York Studies in Medieval Theology .   York Medieval Press, 1998. English Studies , 80., 3 ( 1999):  Pages 79 - 93.
Year of Publication: 1998.

10. Record Number: 1832
Author(s): Lochrie, Karma.
Title : Desiring Foucault [analysis of the contradictions in Foucault's writings concerning sexuality in the Middle Ages].
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 27, 1 (Winter 1997): 3-16. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

11. Record Number: 1414
Author(s): Payer, Pierre J.
Title : Confession and the Study of Sex in the Middle Ages
Source: Handbook of Medieval Sexuality.   Edited by Vern L. Bullough and James A. Brundage .   Garland Reference Library of the Humanities vol. 1696. Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 3 - 31.
Year of Publication: 1996.

12. Record Number: 5263
Author(s): Beckwith, Sarah.
Title : Passionate Regulation: Enclosure, Ascesis, and the Feminist Imaginary [The author examines the ways in which the body of the anchoress in the "Ancrene Wisse" is controlled through practices including confession, asceticism, regulation of the senses, and physical enactments of "imitatio Christi"].
Source: South Atlantic Quarterly , 93., 4 (Fall 1994):  Pages 803 - 824.
Year of Publication: 1994.

13. Record Number: 11777
Author(s): Payer, Pierre J.
Title : Sex and Confession in the Thirteenth Century [The essay explores the presentation of sex as it is reflected in confessional manuals of the thirteenth century. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991. South Atlantic Quarterly , 93., 4 (Fall 1994):  Pages 126 - 142.
Year of Publication: 1991.

14. Record Number: 10697
Author(s): Murray, Jacqueline.
Title : Sexuality and Spirituality: The Intersection of Medieval Theology and Medicine [The author considers the intersections between the discourses of medicine and theology (and particularly those of confession and penance), through which we can investigate medieval notions of sexuality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fides et Historia , 23., 1 (Winter/Spring 1991):  Pages 20 - 36.
Year of Publication: 1991.