Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 7133
Author(s): Salih, Sarah.
Title : Queering "Sponsalia Christi": Virginity, Gender, and Desire in the Early Middle English Anchoritic Texts [The author examines virginity, in particular the image of the bride of Christ, in the Katherine Group and "Wohunge of Ure Lauerd." She argues that the sexualization in the text does not imply heterosexualization but an eroticism that emphasizes likeness, sometimes both masculine with images of power and sometimes both feminine with images of beauty. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: New Medieval Literatures , 5., ( 2002):  Pages 155 - 175.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 6929
Author(s): Rondeau, Jennifer Fisk.
Title : Conducting Gender: Theories and Practices in Italian Confraternity Literature [The author explores both confraternity statutes and "laude," vernacular hymns, for their uses of gender. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Conduct.   Edited by Kathleen Ashley and Robert L. A. Clark .   Medieval Cultures, Volume 29. University of Minnesota Press, 2001. New Medieval Literatures , 5., ( 2002):  Pages 183 - 206.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 4580
Author(s): Millay, S. Lea.
Title : The Voice of the Court Woman Poet [The author compares the poetry of Izumi Shikibu with that of the countess de Dia, finding in both the voice of the passionate woman].
Source: Crossing the Bridge: Comparative Essays on Medieval European and Heian Japanese Women Writers.   Edited by Barbara Stevenson and Cynthia Ho .   Palgrave, 2000. New Medieval Literatures , 5., ( 2002):  Pages 91 - 116.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 5364
Title : The Code of Frustrated Desire: Courtly Love Poetry of the European Troubadours and Chinese Southern Dynasties Traditions
Source: Disputatio: An International Transdisciplinary Journal of the Late Middle Ages , 4., ( 1999):  Pages 1 - 21. Issue Theme- Discourses of Power: Grammar and Rhetoric in the Middle Ages.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 20980
Author(s): Ross, Valerie A
Title : Transgressive Alliances: Marie de France and the Representation of Female Desire in "Eliduc"
Source: Mediaevalia , 21., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 209 - 230.
Year of Publication: 1997.

6. Record Number: 7243
Author(s): Bitel, Lisa M.
Title : Conceived in Sins, Born in Delights: Stories of Procreation from Early Ireland [The author argues that the surviving narratives of sex, conception, pregnancy, and childbirth from eight and ninth-century Ireland represent an exclusively male ideology, and reveal masculine attempts to co-opt the procreative process more generally. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the History of Sexuality , 3., 2 ( 1992):  Pages 181 - 202.
Year of Publication: 1992.

7. Record Number: 10174
Author(s): Barber, Charles.
Title : Reading the Garden in Byzantium: Nature and Sexuality [The author examines a series of texts, particularly Greek romances, in which gardens and women figure. Barber suggests that the male construction of the Byzantine woman is linked to an understanding of the garden. He argues that the dynamic can be read in radically different ways. The male gardener may be seen as being in complete control and dictating what is beautiful to his eye. On the other hand, the garden can be seen as an inbetween spot where male discourse falters and the woman may escape his control. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies , 16., ( 1992):  Pages 1 - 19.
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 11201
Author(s): Woods, William F.
Title : My Sweete Foo: Emelye’s Role in "The Knight’s Tale" [In this poem, the maiden Emelye acts as a mediator between the knights Palamon and Arcite. In terms of the poem’s narrative, Emelye is the love object whom both men desire. In terms of the thematic and poetic structure of the poem, Emelye represents the ambiguous vector between various types of opposing philosophical concepts (represented by the two male characters): for instance, humanity vs. nature, mercy vs. justice, love vs. war, individual desire vs. divine will. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Philology , 88., 3 (Summer 1991):  Pages 276 - 306.
Year of Publication: 1991.

9. Record Number: 11809
Author(s): Rasmussen, Ann Marie.
Title : Representing Women’s Desire: Walther’s Woman’s Stanzas in “Ich hoere iu so vil tugende jehen” (L 43, 9), “Under der linden” (L 39, 11), and “Fro Welt” (L 100, 24) [The author discusses the ways in which Walter von der Vogelweide incorporates a female voice into his lyrics, and argues that this female voice reflects a male-engendered model of love. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women as Protagonists and Poets in the German Middle Ages: An Anthology of Feminist Approaches to Middle High German Literature.   Edited by Albrecht Classen .   Kümmerle Verlag, 1991. Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies , 16., ( 1992):  Pages 69 - 85.
Year of Publication: 1991.

10. Record Number: 11083
Author(s): Baldwin, John W.
Title : Five Discourses on Desire: Sexuality and Gender in Northern France Around 1200 [The author examines works by five different authors in order to determine the various ways in which sexual desire (homosexual as well as heterosexual) and gender were understood in thirteenth-century France. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Speculum , 66., 4 ( 1991):  Pages 797 - 819.
Year of Publication: 1991.

11. Record Number: 11775
Author(s): Kleinhenz, Christopher.
Title : Texts, Naked and Thinly Veiled: Erotic Elements in Medieval Italian Literature [The author discusses veiled eroticism in medieval Italian poetry, grouping the literature by the extent to which it is sexually explicit. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991. Speculum , 66., 4 ( 1991):  Pages 83 - 109.
Year of Publication: 1991.

12. Record Number: 12781
Author(s): Grimbert, Joan Tasker.
Title : Voleir vs. Poeir: Frustrated Desire in Thomas’s Tristan [The author examines the theme of frustrated desire in Thomas’ Tristan, arguing against the commonly held belief that Thomas is an apologist for fin’amor. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Philological Quarterly , 69., ( 1990):  Pages 153 - 165.
Year of Publication: 1990.