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1. Record Number: 10851
Author(s): Mills, Robert.
Title : Seeing Face to Face: Troubled Looks in the Katherine Group [The author explores similarities between Lacanian gaze theory and two texts of the Katherine Group, "Hali Meidenhad" and "Sawles Warde." The anchoritic readers are asked to imagine a variety of positions from the panoptic virgin superior to the servant of God beset by Lechery. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.   Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 117 - 136.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 8066
Author(s): Wogan-Browne, Jocelyn.
Title : Powers of Record, Powers of Example: Hagiography and Women's History [The author compares an Anglo-Norman hagiography collection from Campsey with the "Ancrene Wisse" and its associated "Katherine Group." While the "Ancrene Wisse" presents hagiography as romance, the Campsey manuscript presents many role models for women in which they act together in groups and inhabit an historical setting. The author argues that the collection represents a collectivity of noble women's interests in the areas of monasticism, ecclesiastic issues, and family. It is centered on East Anglia but has networks of connections running through England and the continent. 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.  Pages 71 - 93.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. 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.

4. Record Number: 6084
Author(s): Laity, K. A.
Title : False Positives: The "Katherine Group" Saints as Ambiguous Role Models [The author argues that the writer of the saints' lives in the "Katherine Group" emphasized torture and physical pain in order to instill fear in the young religious women who made up the text's audience].
Source: Magistra , 7., 2 (Winter 2001):  Pages 64 - 99.
Year of Publication: 2001.

5. Record Number: 4272
Author(s): Salih, Sarah.
Title : Performing Virginity: Sex and Violence in the "Katherine" Group
Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl .   St. Martin's Press, 1999. Magistra , 7., 2 (Winter 2001):  Pages 95 - 112.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 617
Author(s): Biscoglio, Frances M.
Title : Fragmentation and Reconstruction: Images of the Female Body in "Ancrene Wisse" and the Katherine Group [images of the erotic, the maternal, the ascetic, and of fertility represent the union of the anchoress with Christ].
Source: Comitatus , 26., ( 1995):  Pages 27 - 52. [Contributions are accepted from graduate students and those who have received their doctorates within the last three years]
Year of Publication: 1995.

7. Record Number: 1192
Author(s): Feimer, Joel.
Title : Sexual Violence and the Female Reader: Symbolic "Rape" in the Saints' Lives of the Katherine Group [the martyred virgins Juliana, Margaret, and Katherine].
Source: Women's Studies , 24., 3 ( 1995):  Pages 205 - 217. Special Issue: Issues in Medieval and Renaissance Scholarship
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 677
Author(s): Laing, Margaret and Angus McIntosh
Title : The Language of "Ancrene Riwle," the Katherine Group Texts and "The Wohunge of Ure Lauerd" in BL Cotton Titus D XVIII [detailed analysis of language overlays including a North West Midland element and a North Midland element].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 96., ( 1995):  Pages 235 - 263.
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 12767
Author(s): Millet, Bella.
Title : The Audience of the Saints’ Lives of the Katherine Group [The author posits that the Katherine Group had two “concentric” audiences, one composed of anchoresses, and the other, a general audience, directly addressed by the text, who may have received the Lives orally, in church. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reading Medieval Studies , 16., ( 1990):  Pages 127 - 156.
Year of Publication: 1990.

10. Record Number: 12806
Author(s): Millett, Bella.
Title : Some editorial problems in the Katherine Group [The author discusses the textual problems, caused by both scribes and editors, to the Katherine Group. The article includes an appendix that gives statistics on alliterative and rhythmical phrases in Seinte Iuliene, Seinte Katerine and Seinte Margarete, as compared with a sample from Aelfric's Passio sanctae Ceciliae. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Studies , 71., 5 ( 1990):  Pages 386 - 394.
Year of Publication: 1990.