Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 11797
Author(s): Borroff, Marie.
Contributor(s):
Title : “Loves Hete” in the Prioress’s Prologue and Tale [The author questions whether or not the Prioress is truly capable of “love celestial.” Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. English Language Notes , 28., 4 (June 1991):  Pages 229 - 235.
Year of Publication: 1991.

2. Record Number: 11781
Author(s): Heusler, Andreas
Contributor(s): Peter, Nelson, trans.
Title : The Story of the Völsi, an Old Norse Anecdote of Conversion [The author discusses a poem included in a Norse compilation, in which a woman worships the disembodied penis of a horse and eventually converts to Christianity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991. English Studies , 72., 6 ( 1991):  Pages 187 - 200.
Year of Publication: 1991.

3. Record Number: 11820
Author(s): Pulsiano, Phillip and Kirsten Wolf
Contributor(s):
Title : The "Hwelp" in "Wulf and Eadwacer" [The symbolic meaning of the "hwelp" (whelp, young dog or wolf) in is much debated in this Old English poem. Some critics interpret the "hwelp" as representing a child who is born as a result of an illicit love affair, but the authors argue that many references to wolves in Old Norse literature and law suggest that the "hwelp" in this poem is the child of an outlaw father. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Language Notes , 28., 3 (March 1991):  Pages 1 - 9.
Year of Publication: 1991.

4. Record Number: 11791
Author(s): Mazzaro, Jerome.
Contributor(s):
Title : From Fin Amour to Friendship: Dante’s Transformation [The author argues that Dante’s literary relationship with Beatrice transforms from one of courtly love to one of friendship. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. English Language Notes , 28., 4 (June 1991):  Pages 121 - 137.
Year of Publication: 1991.

5. Record Number: 11808
Author(s): Sterba, Wendy.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Question of Enite’s Transgression: Female Voice and Male Gaze as Determining Factors in Hatmann’s Erec [The author argues that by re-inscribing the Echo and Narcissus myth in the story of Erec and Enite, Hartmann von Aue effectively advises women to listen to their inner voices, and advises men to turn their gazes outward from themselves. 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. English Language Notes , 28., 3 (March 1991):  Pages 57 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1991.

6. Record Number: 11789
Author(s): Hanning, R.W.
Contributor(s):
Title : Love and Power in the Twelfth Century, With Special Reference to Chretien de Troyes and Marie de France [The author argues that the twelfth century saw a shift in emphasis from physical aggression to the power of love and creativity, reflected in Marie and Chretien’s tales of love and art. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. English Language Notes , 28., 3 (March 1991):  Pages 87 - 103.
Year of Publication: 1991.

7. Record Number: 11809
Author(s): Rasmussen, Ann Marie.
Contributor(s):
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. English Language Notes , 28., 3 (March 1991):  Pages 69 - 85.
Year of Publication: 1991.

8. Record Number: 11812
Author(s): Firestone, Ruth H.
Contributor(s):
Title : Queen Helche the Good: Model for Noblewomen [The author argues that the literary figure, Queen Helche, represents the ideal noble woman, who is intelligent and capable but also subordinate, loyal both to husband and realm. 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. English Language Notes , 28., 3 (March 1991):  Pages 117 - 145.
Year of Publication: 1991.

9. Record Number: 11817
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Contributor(s):
Title : Cantigas d'escarnho and "serranillas": The Allegory of Careless Love [Sexually explicit texts that parodied literary works of courtly poets (like Bernart de Ventadorn) or obscene poems that satirized medical texts could serve legitimate purposes. Obscene literature participated in an interpretive network alongside other types of texts. Whether directly or indirectly (through allegory, allusion, or double entendre), these texts commented upon or critiqued the themes of more prestigious genres like courtly literature. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , 68., 2 (April 1991):  Pages 247 - 263.
Year of Publication: 1991.

10. Record Number: 11792
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Contributor(s):
Title : Faithful Translations: Love and the Question of Poetry in Chaucer [The author argues that the Prologue to the Legend of Good Women juxtaposes social and poetic texts of love. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , 68., 2 (April 1991):  Pages 138 - 153.
Year of Publication: 1991.

11. Record Number: 11796
Author(s): Spector, Stephen.
Contributor(s):
Title : Empathy and Enmity in the Prioress’s Tale [The author examines the intersection of love and hate in the Prioress’s Tale, focusing on the Prioress’s anti-Semitism. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , 68., 2 (April 1991):  Pages 211 - 228.
Year of Publication: 1991.

12. Record Number: 11761
Author(s): Jonassen, Frederick B.
Contributor(s):
Title : Cathedral, Inn, and Pardoner in the "Prologue to the Tale of Beryn" [The anonymous author of a fifteenth-century continuation of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales adopts Chaucerian style, irony, and bawdy subject matter in his story of the Pardoner's adventures in a tavern. The narrative develops the rivalries between Chaucer's pilgrims and introduces a new female character Kitt the Tapster, who is partially modeled after the Wife of Bath. The comic and sinful world of the Inn is a carnivalesque parody of courtly love and other elements of high culture embodied by the Cathedral. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 18., ( 1991):  Pages 109 - 132.
Year of Publication: 1991.

13. Record Number: 11793
Author(s): Fyler, John M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Man, Men, and Women in Chaucer’s Poetry [The author discusses the way Chaucer uses the words “man” (with its dual meaning of “male” and “human”) and “woman” to comment upon the relationship between naming and gender differentiation. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. Fifteenth Century Studies , 18., ( 1991):  Pages 154 - 176.
Year of Publication: 1991.

14. Record Number: 11810
Author(s): Classen, Albrecht.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Role of Women in the Stricker’s Courtly Romance "Daniel von dem bluhenden Tal" [The author argues that women characters in Stricker’s Daniel are assigned powerful roles that are both traditional and in a sense indicative of changes in the poet’s society. 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. Fifteenth Century Studies , 18., ( 1991):  Pages 87 - 103.
Year of Publication: 1991.

15. Record Number: 11822
Author(s): Rudat, Wolfgang E. H.
Contributor(s):
Title : Reading Chaucer's Earnest Games: Folk-Mode or Literary Sophistication? [There is no strict difference between the categories of "ernest" (serious, moral) and "game" (light, entertaining) in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. The Merchant's Tale, a bawdy fabliau about an unfaithful wife and impotent husband, is an example of an "ernest game," a humorous form of story telling that has its roots in folklore and the oral tradition. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Language Notes , 29., 2 (December 1991):  Pages 16 - 20.
Year of Publication: 1991.

16. Record Number: 11811
Author(s): Lawson, Richard H.
Contributor(s):
Title : Countess Yolanda of Vianden: A Reconsideration [The author shows that Yolanda of Vianden defied social and familial expectations by following her own desires. 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. English Language Notes , 29., 2 (December 1991):  Pages 105 - 115.
Year of Publication: 1991.

17. Record Number: 11823
Author(s): Lucas, Angela M. and Peter J. Lucas
Contributor(s):
Title : The Presentation of Marriage and Love in Chaucer's "Franklin's Tale" [Chaucer's depiction of the husband and wife this poem conveys the intimacy of a marital relationship in which the spouses are mutually bound to one another through love (rather than obedience). Nonetheless, the public wedding ceremony between the spouses in the poem demonstrates the importance of outwardly displaying the husband's "maistrie" or dominance in the marriage relationship. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Studies , 72., 6 ( 1991):  Pages 501 - 512.
Year of Publication: 1991.

18. Record Number: 11795
Author(s): Wimsatt, James I.
Contributor(s):
Title : Reason, Machaut, and the Franklin [The article argues that Machaut’s Remede de Fortune influences the view of marriage and friendship expressed in Chaucer’s Franklin’s Tale. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. English Language Notes , 29., 2 (December 1991):  Pages 201 - 210.
Year of Publication: 1991.

19. Record Number: 11788
Author(s): Spearing, A.C.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Medieval Poet as Voyeur [The author discusses the voyeuristic role into which medieval love poets and their audiences are necessarily drawn. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. English Language Notes , 29., 2 (December 1991):  Pages 57 - 86.
Year of Publication: 1991.

20. Record Number: 11821
Author(s): Green, Richard Firth.
Contributor(s):
Title : An Analogue to the "Marital Dilemma" in the Wife of Bath's Tale [The problem facing the husband at the end of this poem (the choice between an old and faithful wife or a beautiful and potentially fickle one) has an analogue in a later French poem, "Les deux maris et leurs deux femmes." The French poem derives the marital problem from the tradition of Latin rhetoric and debate. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Language Notes , 28., 4 (June 1991):  Pages 9 - 12.
Year of Publication: 1991.

21. Record Number: 11775
Author(s): Kleinhenz, Christopher.
Contributor(s):
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. English Language Notes , 28., 4 (June 1991):  Pages 83 - 109.
Year of Publication: 1991.

22. Record Number: 11779
Author(s): Roth, Norman.
Contributor(s):
Title : Fawn of My Delights: Boy-Love in Hebrew and Arabic Verse [The author argues that, in the medieval period, it was “normal” in both Muslim and Jewish literature for men to express homoerotic desire for adolescent boys. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991. English Language Notes , 28., 4 (June 1991):  Pages 157 - 172.
Year of Publication: 1991.

23. Record Number: 12861
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Contributor(s):
Title : Medieval Romance and Feminine Difference in "The Knight's Tale" [The article explores the ways in which Chaucer‚s generic revisions to Boccaccio's Teseida reveal a romance sensibility in "The Knight's Tale." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 12., ( 1990):  Pages 47 - 63.
Year of Publication: 1990.