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1. Record Number: 8586
Author(s): Piera, Montserrat and Donna M. Rogers
Title : The Widow as Heroine: The Fifteenth-Century Catalan Chivalresque Novel "Curial e Güelfa" [The authors observe that "Curial e Güelfa" departs from traditional Catalan ideas about widowhood in its representation of a woman who uses her fortune to transform a man of humble birth into a suitable candidate for her second marriage. 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.  Pages 321 - 342.
Year of Publication: 1992.