Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 13631
Author(s): Korpiola, Mia.
Contributor(s):
Title : Rethinking Incest and Heinous Sexual Crime: Changing Boundaries of Secular and Ecclesiastical Jurisdiction in Late Medieval Sweden [The author argues that, like the rest of Europe, Sweden came to punish sexual crimes more severely over time, especially incest, bestiality, and homosexuality. Secular courts gradually took over responsibility for these crimes, although the church continued to receive a portion of the fines paid. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Boundaries of the Law: Geography, Gender, and Jurisdiction in Medieval and Early Modern Europe.   Edited by Anthony Musson .   Ashgate, 2005.  Pages 102 - 117.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 8078
Author(s): Donavin, Georgiana.
Contributor(s):
Title : Taboo and Transgression in Gower's "Apollonius of Tyre" [The author examines the themes of violence and incest in the story of Apollonius and Antiochus. The author argues that prohibitions against these crimes serve in part to evoke them. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price .   University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 94 - 121.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 11031
Author(s): Watt, Diane.
Contributor(s):
Title : Consuming Passions in Book VIII of John Gower's "Confessio Amantis" [The author argues that the various "appetites" condemned by Gower (incest, latent homosexuality, and female desire) are part of a mirror for princes guide to proper manly behavior that emphasizes the control of sexuality. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Consuming Narrative: Gender and Monstrous Appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.   Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters .   University of Wales Press, 2002.  Pages 28 - 41.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 10161
Author(s): Sobczyk, Agata
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Title : Encore un inceste occulté: l'épisode de la fille de l'empereur dans "Le Roman de Robert le Diable"
Source: Études Médiévales , 1., ( 1999):  Pages 221 - 234.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 3398
Author(s): Giladi, Avner.
Contributor(s):
Title : Breast-Feeding in Medieval Islamic Thought: a Preliminary Study of Legal and Medical Writings
Source: Journal of Family History , 23., 2 (April 1998):  Pages 107 - 123.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 3241
Author(s): Wood, Ian.
Contributor(s):
Title : Incest, Law, and the Bible in Sixth-Century Gaul [discusses legislation of kings and Church councils in regard to prohibited degrees of marriage].
Source: Early Medieval Europe , 7., 3 ( 1998):  Pages 291 - 303.
Year of Publication: 1998.

7. Record Number: 3205
Author(s): Laskaya, Anne.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Rhetoric of Incest in the Middle English "Emaré"
Source: Violence Against Women in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Anna Roberts .   University Press of Florida, 1998. Early Medieval Europe , 7., 3 ( 1998):  Pages 97 - 114.
Year of Publication: 1998.

8. Record Number: 3146
Author(s): Watt, Diane.
Contributor(s):
Title : Behaving like a Man? Incest, Lesbian Desire, and Gender Play in "Yde et Olive" and Its Adaptations [Yde masquerades as a man to escape her incestuous father, is given the emperor's daughter in marriage, and miraculously becomes a man].
Source: Comparative Literature (Full Text via JSTOR) 50, 4 (Autumn 1998): 265-285. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.

9. Record Number: 1996
Author(s): Allen, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s):
Title : Chaucer Answers Gower: Constance and the Trouble with Reading [the Man of Law's reactions to the incest theme in Gower's "Confessio Amantis"].
Source: ELH: A Journal of English Literary History (Full Text via Project Muse) 64, 3 (Autumn 1997): 627-655. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

10. Record Number: 3915
Author(s): Fehrenbacher, Richard W.
Contributor(s):
Title : Al That Which Chargeth Nought to Seye: The Theme of Incest in Troilus and Criseyde [The author analyzes patriarchal foundational myths of Troy and the incestuous desire inherent in the exchange of women].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 9., 2 (Fall 1997):  Pages 341 - 369.
Year of Publication: 1997.

11. Record Number: 2506
Author(s): McLaughlin, Megan.
Contributor(s):
Title : Abominable Mingling: Father-Daughter Incest and the Law
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 24., (Fall 1997):  Pages 26 - 30.
Year of Publication: 1997.

12. Record Number: 1811
Author(s): Archibald, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s):
Title : Gold in the Dungheap: Incest Stories and Family Values in the Middle Ages
Source: Journal of Family History , 22., 2 (April 1997):  Pages 133 - 149.
Year of Publication: 1997.

13. Record Number: 1775
Author(s): Harvey, Carol J.
Contributor(s):
Title : From Incest to Redemption in "La Manekine"
Source: Romance Quarterly , 44., 1 (Winter 1997):  Pages 3 - 11.
Year of Publication: 1997.

14. Record Number: 746
Author(s): Epstein, Steven A.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Medieval Family: A Place of Refuge and Sorrow [examples of violence, exploitation, and incest in Genoese families; also looks at entries in Giovanni Balbi's dictionary relating to family].
Source: Portraits of Medieval and Renaissance Living: Essays in Honor of David Herlihy.   Edited by Samual K. Cohn, Jr. and Steven A. Epstein .   University of Michigan Press, 1996. Romance Quarterly , 44., 1 (Winter 1997):  Pages 149 - 171.
Year of Publication: 1996.

15. Record Number: 2993
Author(s): Archibald, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Appalling Dangers of Family Life: Incest in Medieval Literature [The author analyzes saints' lives, exempla, adventure stories, and romances].
Source: Medieval Family Roles: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Cathy Jorgensen Itnyre .   Garland Publishing, 1996. Romance Quarterly , 44., 1 (Winter 1997):  Pages 157 - 171.
Year of Publication: 1996.

16. Record Number: 3732
Author(s): Herlihy, David.
Contributor(s):
Title : Making Sense of Incest: Women and the Marriage Rule of the Early Middle Ages [the Church prohibited marriages between people related up to the seventh degree as well as non-kin relationships; the author suggests that the Church's aims were to give fairer access to women, reduce levels of violence, and ensure harmony in the household. The article was originally published in Law, Custom, and the Social Fabric in Medieval Europe. Essays in Honor of Bryce Lyon. Edited by Bernard S. Bachrach and David Nicholas. Studies in Medieval Culture, 28, 1990. 1-16. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women, Family, and Society in Medieval Europe: Historical Essays, 1978-1991.   Edited by David Herlihy .   Berghahn Books, 1995. Chaucer Review , 30., 1 ( 1995):  Pages 96 - 109. The article was originally published in Law, Custom, and the Social Fabric in Medieval Europe. Essays in Honor of Bryce Lyon. Edited by Bernard S. Bachrach and David Nicholas. Studies in Medieval Culture, 28, 1990. 1-16.
Year of Publication: 1995.

17. Record Number: 2525
Author(s): Gravdal, Kathryn.
Contributor(s):
Title : Confessing Incests: Legal Erasures and Literary Celebrations in Medieval France [a study of the narrative structures related to gender in six old French incest stories: "Dit de la bourgeoise de Rome," "Dit du boeuf," "Vie de Saint Grégoire," "La Manekine," "Roman du Comte d'Anjou," and "Belle Hélène de Constantinople"].
Source: Comparative Literature Studies , 32., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 280 - 295.
Year of Publication: 1995.

18. Record Number: 4829
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Title : The Trouble with Sodom: Literary Responses to Biblical Sexuality [the author analyzes English reactions to the story of Lot including the threatened homosexual rape of the angels, Lot's offering of his daughters in the angels' place, and the daughters' incest with Lot; texts and authors analyzed are Alcuin, Aelfric, "Genesis A," Gower, and "Cleanness"].
Source: Bulletin of the John Rylands University Library of Manchester , 77., 3 (Autumn 1995):  Pages 97 - 119.
Year of Publication: 1995.

19. Record Number: 152
Author(s): Scala, Elizabeth.
Contributor(s):
Title : Canacee and the Chaucer Canon: Incest and Other Unnarratables
Source: Chaucer Review , 30., 1 ( 1995):  Pages 15 - 39.
Year of Publication: 1995.

20. Record Number: 4430
Author(s): Pelen, Marc M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Providence and Incest Reconsidered: Chaucer's Poetic Judgment of His Man of Law
Source: Papers on Language and Literature , 30., 2 (Spring 1994):  Pages 132 - 156.
Year of Publication: 1994.

21. Record Number: 7391
Author(s): Stroud, T. A.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Palinode, the Narrator, and Pandarus's Alleged Incest [The author takes on recent critical readings of the supposed "incest episode" in "Troilus and Criseyde," arguing that incest does not occur. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Chaucer Review , 27., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 16 - 30.
Year of Publication: 1992.

22. Record Number: 10282
Author(s): Wailes, Stephen L.
Contributor(s):
Title : Hartmann von Aue's Stories of Incest [The author argues that Hartmann von Aue was deeply concerned by the subject of incest, a fact which his poetry reveals. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology , 91., 1 (January 1992):  Pages 65 - 78.
Year of Publication: 1992.

23. Record Number: 11221
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Title : Christianity and Endogamy
Source: Continuity and Change , 6., 3 (December 1991):  Pages 295 - 333.
Year of Publication: 1991.

24. Record Number: 11219
Author(s): Kelly, H. Ansgar.
Contributor(s):
Title : Shades of Incest and Cuckoldry: Pandarus and John of Gaunt [The appendix includes a transcription and English translation of Pope Boniface IX’s Latin letter of dispensation for John of Gaunt and Katherine Swynford. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 13., ( 1991):  Pages 121 - 140.
Year of Publication: 1991.

25. Record Number: 12772
Author(s): Herlihy, David.
Contributor(s):
Title : Making Sense of Incest: Women and the Marriage Rules of the Early Middle Ages [The author discusses the Church’s vigorous marriage prohibitions, not only against consanguineous marriages, but also against marriage between persons related in ways other than by blood. He suggests that these prohibitions intended to reduce violence, ensure household harmony, and give fairer access to women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Law, custom, and the social fabric in medieval Europe: essays in honor of Bryce Lyon.   Edited by Bernard S. Bachrach and David Nicholas Studies in medieval culture .   Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1990. Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 13., ( 1991):  Pages 1 - 16.
Year of Publication: 1990.

26. Record Number: 12692
Author(s): Kaske, R. E.
Contributor(s):
Title : Amnon and Thamar on a Misericord in a Hereford Cathedral [Although the majority of misericords appear to depict secular scenes, one misericord in the Hereford Cathedral may in fact depict a Biblical scene: the episode of Amnon and Thamar (here, Amnon makes advances toward his half-sister Thamar just before he rapes her). Rather than being too unsuitable or obscure for an appearance on a misericord, this episode of rape and incest was well known and often moralized by medieval commentators. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Traditio , 45., ( 1990):  Pages 1 - 10.
Year of Publication: 1990.

27. Record Number: 12855
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Title : Doubling and Incest in the Mabinogi [The author traces the theme of incestuously doubled identities in The Four Branches of the Mabinogi. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Speculum , 65., ( 1990):  Pages 344 - 362.
Year of Publication: 1990.

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Title : Parting of Lot and Abraham
Source: Speculum , 65., ( 1990):
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