Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 20897
Author(s): Brusegan, Rosanna
Title : Yseut e Richeut [Beroul and other writers about Tristan and Isolde knew the tales of Richeut, a courtesan who evolved into a devoted mother. Isolde is compared to Richeut when she shows her conniving and sensual side. Differences remained, including the causal role of magic in Isolde's relationship with Tristan compared to Richeut's use of magic merely to accomplish her ends. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medioevo Romanzo , 25., ( 2001):  Pages 284 - 300.
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 1377
Author(s): Nenno, Nancy P.
Title : Between Magic and Medicine: Medieval Images of the Woman Healer [the figures of Queen Îsôt and Feimurgan demonstrate worries that women healers provoked: unregulated practices, superstition, use of magic, even dependence on demonic aid].
Source: Women Healers and Physicians: Climbing a Long Hill.   Edited by Lilian R. Furst .   University Press of Kentucky, 1997. Medioevo Romanzo , 25., ( 2001):  Pages 43 - 63.
Year of Publication: 1997.

3. Record Number: 5958
Author(s): McMahon, James V.
Title : Valkyries, Midwives, Weavers, and Shape-Changers: Atli's Mother the Snake
Source: Scandinavian Studies , 66., 4 (Fall 1994):  Pages 475 - 487.
Year of Publication: 1994.

4. Record Number: 10283
Author(s): Sayers, William.
Title : Sexual Identity, Cultural Integrity, Verbal and Other Magic in Episodes from "Laxdoela saga" and "Kormáks saga" [The article examines several episodes from two sagas in order to show how threats of verbal magic, questionable sexual identity, and cultural permeability were conceptualized and tolerated in Icelandic society. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Arkiv för nordisk filologi , 107., ( 1992):  Pages 131 - 155.
Year of Publication: 1992.

5. Record Number: 11773
Title : Erotic Magic in Medieval Europe [The author argues that while medieval treatises on magic express a belief in the power of spells used to provoke and manipulate love and sex, medieval literature shows love as a force uncontrollable even by magic. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Sex in the Middle Ages: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Joyce E. Salisbury .   Garland Publishing, 1991. Arkiv för nordisk filologi , 107., ( 1992):  Pages 30 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1991.

6. Record Number: 11045
Author(s): Jochens, Jenny.
Title : Old Norse Magic and Gender: Þáttr Þorvalds ens Víðforla [The author studies fourteen scenes of the supernatural in Norse family sagas, and argues that, in thirteenth-century Scandinavia, men joined women in the exercise of pagan magic. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Scandinavian Studies , 63., 3 (Summer 1991):  Pages 305 - 317.
Year of Publication: 1991.