Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 9664
Author(s): Dudash, Susan J.
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Title : Christine de Pizan and the "menu peuple" [The author examines the representation of the poor and laboring classes in four of Christine de Pizan's texts. The purposes of the texts, the audiences addressed, and the characterizations of the "menu peuple" vary, but in each case Christine serves as an intercessor on behalf of the suffering and the weak. Furthermore, she does not hesitate to point out the responsibilities of rulers and the unjust treatment of the lower classes including prostitutes and the destitute. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Speculum , 78., 3 (July 2003):  Pages 788 - 831.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 9065
Author(s): Baldwin, Spurgeon and James W. Marchand
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Title : The Virgin Mary as Advocate before the Heavenly Court [The authors examine works of literature (in French, Castilian, and Catalan) that represent the Virgin Mary as the advocate for humankind. In these works, Satan sues for jurisdiction over humanity before the heavenly court, and Mary appears as defense counsel for humanity. The article gives detailed descriptions of the legal procedures that form the literary context of these works. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medievalia et Humanistica , 18., ( 1992):  Pages 79 - 94.
Year of Publication: 1992.