Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 4411
Author(s): Heywood, Melinda Marsh.
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Title : The Withered Rose: Seduction and the Poetics of Old Age in the "Roman de la Rose" of Guillaume de Lorris [The author argues that the poet uses the two old women characters to remind his beloved that she too will one day be old, ugly, and alone; she has no choice but to grant him her favors quickly].
Source: French Forum , 25., 1 (January 2000):  Pages 5 - 22.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 4382
Author(s): Mulder-Bakker, Anneke B.
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Title : The Prime of Their Lives: Women and Age, Wisdom, and Religious Careers in Northern Europe [The author argues that older women took on leadership roles in religion, with prophecy, visions, teaching, and life as anchoresses].
Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Liège and Their Impact.   Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.   Brepols, 1999. French Forum , 25., 1 (January 2000):  Pages 215 - 236.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 4314
Author(s): Overing, Gillian R.
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Title : A Body in Question: Aging, Community and Gender in Medieval Iceland [The author argues that old women were stereotyped as nasty gossips or agents of evil unless there were mitigating factors of wealth, status, or class].
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 29., 2 (Spring 1999):  Pages 211 - 225.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 2036
Author(s): Cooke, Jessica.
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Title : Januarie and May in Chaucer's "Merchant's Tale"
Source: English Studies , 78., 5 (September 1997):  Pages 407 - 416.
Year of Publication: 1997.

5. Record Number: 1348
Author(s): Everest, Carol A.
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Title : Sex and Old Age in Chaucer's "Reeve's Prologue" [metaphors for old age and loss of sexual vigor examined in the context of medieval medical theory].
Source: Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 99 - 114.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 3590
Author(s): Rosenthal, Joel T.
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Title : Looking for Grandmother: The Pastons and Their Counterparts in Late Medieval England
Source: Medieval Mothering.   Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler .   Garland Publishing, 1996. Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 259 - 277.
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 8536
Author(s): Baud, Charles- Albert and Christiane Kramar
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Title : L'Ostéoporose post-ménopausique au Moyen Âge et à l'époque moderne [In this very brief report the authors state that their comparison of modern women with medieval women's skeletons showed a much higher incidence of post-menopausal osteoporosis among the modern group. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: La Femme pendant le Moyen Âge et l'époque moderne. Actes des Sixiémes Journées Anthropologiques de Valbonne 9-10-11 juin 1992.   Edited by Luc Buchet Dossier de Documentation Archéologique, 17.   CNRS (Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Centre de Recherches Archéologiques) Éditions, 1994. Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 157 - 158.
Year of Publication: 1994.

8. Record Number: 31498
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Title : Ill-Assorted Couple
Source: Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):
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9. Record Number: 37614
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Title : Death and the old debutante (on the right)
Source: Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):
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