Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 1591
Author(s): Armstead, Wendy.
Title : Interpreting Images of Women with Books in Misericords [some represent piety, while others mock women's pretensions].
Source: Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence.   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H.M. Taylor .   British Library and University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 57 - 74.
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 2380
Author(s): Hooper, Bari.
Title : A Medieval Depiction of Infant-Feeding in Winchester Cathedral [misericord depicts an infant drinking from a cow's horn].
Source: Medieval Archaeology , 40., ( 1996):  Pages 230 - 233.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 8633
Author(s): Block, Elaine C.
Title : Half Angel - Half Beast: Images of Women on Misericords [The author investigates the reasons why carvings of women appear on misericords, and shows how these carvings evoke women's negative associations with abstract vices, beasts, and devils. A comprehensive list of women on misericords appears at the end of the article. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinardus: Yearbook of the International Reynard Society , 5., ( 1992):  Pages 17 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1992.

4. Record Number: 12692
Author(s): Kaske, R. E.
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.