Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 8067
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Title : Who is the Master of This Narrative? Maternal Patronage of the Cult of St. Margaret [The author argues that the needs of women in childbirth prevailed in the texts and images of Saint Margaret. The surviving artifacts emphasize her miraculous deliverance from the dragon although learned clerics tried to excise this doubtful incident from the tradition. 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 94 - 104.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 1997
Author(s): French, Katherine L.
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Title : To Free Them From Binding: Women in the Late Medieval English Parish [analysis of the celebration of Hocktide during which women chased men, tied them up, and took their ransom money for a parish fund raiser].
Source: Journal of Interdisciplinary History (Full Text via JSTOR) 27, 3 (Winter 1997): 387-412. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

3. Record Number: 2428
Author(s): Sponsler, Claire.
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Title : Outlaw Masculinities: Drag, Blackface, and Late Medieval Laboring-Class Festiviities
Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler .   Garland Publishing, 1997.  Pages 321 - 347.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 1155
Author(s): Hasenohr, Geneviève.
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Title : Du bon usage de la galette des rois [a meditation describes in detail the traditional holiday game in which the person who finds the bean hidden in the twelfth night cake is named king; the text appears in a manuscript copied by a Benedictine nun; the article includes an edition of the text
Source: Romania , 40241 ( 1996):  Pages 445 - 467.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 1586
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Title : The Medieval Concept of the Witches' Sabbath [analysis of four early texts from the 1430's ; the author argues that the witches' sabbath gained quick acceptance because it explained how common people could take command of a learned form of magic].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 8., 2 (Fall 1996):  Pages 419 - 439.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 509
Author(s): Lourie, Elena.
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Title : Cultic Dancing and Courtly Love: Jews and Popular Culture in Fourteenth Century Aragon and Valencia [bands of Jewish men roamed the streets at night proclaiming their love for various Jewish women, both married and single].
Source: Cross-Cultural Convergences in the Crusader Period: Essays Presented to Aryeh Grabois on His Sixty-Fifth Birthday.   Edited by Michael Goodich, Sophia Menache, and Sylvia Schein .   Peter Lang, 1995. Romania , 40241 ( 1996):  Pages 151 - 182.
Year of Publication: 1995.

7. Record Number: 340
Author(s): Vasvari, Louise O
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Title : Joseph on the Margin: The Mérode Tryptic and Medieval Spectacle [Joseph as Cuckold in paintings and in mystery plays]
Source: Mediaevalia , 18., ( 1995):  Pages 163 - 189. (1995 (for 1992)) Published by the Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 30
Author(s): Orme, Nicholas.
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Title : Culture of Children in Medieval England
Source: Past and Present (Full Text via JSTOR) 148 (Aug. 1995): 48-89. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 7166
Author(s): Ashley, Kathleen and Pamela Sheingorn
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Title : An Unsentimental View of Ritual in the Middle ages Or, Sainte Foy Was No Snow White [Using ideas from cultural studies that emphasize social and political tensions, the authors examine the ritual processes surrounding the reliquary of St. Foy as reflected in the collection of her miracles compiled in the eleventh century. Rather than serving to resolve conflict, St. Foy appears as a partisan of the male monastery in Conques, as a threatening figure who punishes those who do not obey her, and as a magnet for popular religious devotion, sometimes beyond the control of the monks.].
Source: Journal of Ritual Studies , 6., 1 (Winter 1992):  Pages 63 - 85.
Year of Publication: 1992.

10. Record Number: 10744
Author(s): Greilsammer, Myriam.
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Title : Le Mariage en pays flamand: un "fait social total" [The author identifies three cruical themes for marriag in the Low Countries in the late Middle Ages: 1)The superiority of the male, 2)The centrality of the female, and 3) The fear that men had for the dangers that women posed. Greilsammer examines these themes in the areas of popular culture and Church doctrine. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Marriage and Social Mobility in the Late Middle Ages/Marriage et mobilité sociale au bas moyen-âge. Handelingen van het colloquieum gehouden te Gent op 18 april 1988.   Edited by W. Prevenier Studia Historica Gandensia .   Department of History of the Arts Faculty of the University of Gent, 1992. Journal of Ritual Studies , 6., 1 (Winter 1992):  Pages 60 - 98. Second printing, revised and corrected by the editor
Year of Publication: 1992.