Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 28920
Author(s): Clanchy, Michael,
Contributor(s):
Title : Did Mothers Teach their Children to Read?
Source: Motherhood, Religion, and Society in Medieval Europe, 400-1400: Essays Presented to Henrietta Leyser.   Edited by Conrad Leyser and Lesley Smith. Church, Faith and Culture in the Medieval West .   Ashgate, 2011.  Pages 129 - 153.
Year of Publication: 2011.

2. Record Number: 13657
Author(s): Hutchison, Ann M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Approaching Medieval Women Mystics in the Twenty-First Century [The author briefly explores themes of interest to students including gender issues, manuscripts and textual transmission, and connections among the women mystics. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.   Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis .   D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 175 - 183.
Year of Publication: 2005.

3. Record Number: 13658
Author(s): Glasscoe, Marion.
Contributor(s):
Title : Contexts for Teaching Julian of Norwich [The author identifies difficulties which Julian poses for students who have no knowledge of the Middle Ages. Glasscoe identifies passages and themes, including the Trinity and the authority conveyed by visions, that work well with beginning students. She also identifies some related texts including the Middle English version of "Stabat Mater" that explore themes similar to those of Julian's texts. The Appendix presents "Stond wel moder, under rode," a portion of the Middle English "Stabat Mater." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.   Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis .   D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 185 - 199.
Year of Publication: 2005.

4. Record Number: 13655
Author(s): Windeatt, Barry.
Contributor(s):
Title : I Use but Comownycacyon and Good Wordys: Teaching and "The Book of Margery Kempe" [The author argues that scholars have tended to discount Kempe's inner life. Windeatt draws attention to her as a contemplative, praising the prayers throughout her book. Furthermore her conversations with Jesus Christ, Mary, and other holy figures offer important teachings for Margery and her readers. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.   Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis .   D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 115 - 128.
Year of Publication: 2005.

5. Record Number: 13659
Author(s): Innes-Parker, Catherine.
Contributor(s):
Title : Learning by Doing: Margery Kempe and Students Today [The author presents an assignment used in her English class in which students act as witnesses, prosecutors, and defenders in the trial of Margery Kempe for heresy and disrupting the social order. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.   Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis .   D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 203 - 206.
Year of Publication: 2005.

6. Record Number: 13656
Author(s): Barratt, Alexandra.
Contributor(s):
Title : Teaching Anchoritic Texts: The Shock of the Old [The author discusses texts written for anchoresses, various available editions, and their uses in the classroom. The appendix presents an edited extract in Middle English from "The Rule of a Recluse," the late medieval version of Aelred's letter to his sister, "De Institutione Inclusarum." Following the letter, there is a gloss translating the more difficult words in the Middle English text. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.   Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis .   D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 131 - 143.
Year of Publication: 2005.

7. Record Number: 11393
Author(s): Morrison, Susan Signe
Contributor(s):
Title : Surveying Students' Reactions to Theory in a Medieval Women Writers Course [Survey questions with selected responses concerning feminist theory in an undergraduate elective course at Texas State University, San Marcos. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 37., (Spring 2004):  Pages 27 - 30.
Year of Publication: 2004.

8. Record Number: 10057
Author(s): Callan, Maeve B.
Contributor(s):
Title : St. Darerca and Her Sister Scholars: Women and Education in Medieval Ireland
Source: Gender and History , 15., 1 (April 2003):  Pages 32 - 49.
Year of Publication: 2003.

9. Record Number: 8068
Author(s): Sheingorn, Pamela.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Wise Mother : The Image of St.Anne Teaching the Virgin Mary [The author argues that medieval images of Saint Anne teaching the Virgin have been ignored by scholars. As a result both the importance of mothers as teachers and the prevalence of literacy among upper and middle class women has been downplayed. 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. Medieval Feminist Forum , 37., (Spring 2004):  Pages 105 - 134. This article was first published in Gesta (Full Text via JSTOR) 32, 1 (1993): 69-80. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2003.

10. Record Number: 11374
Author(s): Weston, Lisa.
Contributor(s):
Title : Queering Virginity [The author suggests that queer theory is helpful for teaching students about virginity. It allows virginity to be seen, not as simply unnatural or negation, but rather as a sensual and transgressive act that is better than marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 36., (Fall 2003):  Pages 22 - 24.
Year of Publication: 2003.

11. Record Number: 11379
Author(s): Dockray-Miller, Mary.
Contributor(s):
Title : Thinking about Careers: The Medievalist-Feminist Divide [The author urges junior colleagues to market their feminism to colleagues. Dockray-Miller argues that in small colleges, feminism has more appeal to tenure committes than does medieval studies. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 36., (Fall 2003):  Pages 41 - 43.
Year of Publication: 2003.

12. Record Number: 11380
Author(s): Hoofnagle, Wendy Marie.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Next Generation: Bringing Medieval Feminism into the New Millennium [The author urges medieval feminists to demystify the discipline in order to attract more women and minorities. Active mentoring will encourage a new diverse generation and promote a lively exchange of ideas. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 36., (Fall 2003):  Pages 44 - 48.
Year of Publication: 2003.

13. Record Number: 10863
Author(s): Perfetti, Lisa.
Contributor(s):
Title : Is the Undergraduate Classroom Post-Feminist Yet? [Second article in a roundtable entitled "Are We Post-Feminist Yet?"] [The author argues for the importance of feminism, both for understanding medieval literary texts and for educating students to take active roles in their communities. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 34., (Fall 2002):  Pages 31 - 34.
Year of Publication: 2002.

14. Record Number: 6639
Author(s): Gill, Miriam.
Contributor(s):
Title : Female Piety and Impiety: Selected Images of Women in Wall Paintings in England After 1300 [The author examines paintings on three themes: Saint Anne teaching the Virgin to read, the warning to gossips, and the seven corporal works of mercy; the three mural subjects all comment on desirable female behavior].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002. Medieval Feminist Forum , 34., (Fall 2002):  Pages 101 - 120.
Year of Publication: 2002.

15. Record Number: 7823
Author(s): Halloran, Susan.
Contributor(s):
Title : Gender and Identity: Teaching the Middle Ages in a College Survey Class [The author argues that the "otherness" of medieval literature can be overcome for students by concentrating on the themes of gender and identity. She speaks about experiences in her world literature survey class. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching: SMART , 8., 1 (Spring 2000):  Pages 53 - 59.
Year of Publication: 2000.

16. Record Number: 6347
Author(s): Jewett, Margaret.
Contributor(s):
Title : Water Down the Ventriloquist's Throat: Testing the Voice of the Middle Ages on Film [The author discusses her experiences in teaching medieval literature using films; she warns that it requires a good deal of preparation and class time to bring out the complex issues of representation and audience reception].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 63 - 68. (Medieval Women in Film)
Year of Publication: 2000.

17. Record Number: 5863
Author(s): Kienzle, Beverly Mayne.
Contributor(s):
Title : Hildegard of Bingen's Teaching in Her "Expositiones evangeliorum" and "Ordo virtutum" [The author focuses on the variety of exegetical interpretations Hildegard offers in the "Expositiones"].
Source: Medieval Monastic Education.   Edited by George Ferzoco and Carolyn Muessig .   Leicester University Press, 2000. Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 72 - 86.
Year of Publication: 2000.

18. Record Number: 6344
Author(s): Suydam, Mary A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Under the Spell of the Sorceress: The Allure of the Medieval [the author argues that the film "The Sorceress" wrongly depicts two cultures in conflict: the learned, masculine, and dominant versus the folk, feminine, and marginal; "No, I resist this film ["The Sorceress"] because it creates such images of powerful binary cultures in collision that are so in synchrony with modern beliefs and longings about the medieval that as a teacher I find them very difficult to overcome." (Page 51)].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 46 - 52. (Medieval Women in Film)
Year of Publication: 2000.

19. Record Number: 6342
Author(s): Stoertz, Fiona Harris.
Contributor(s):
Title : Teaching "The Sorceress" [The author argues that the film "The Sorceress" is valuable in the classroom not for its flawed representation of the Middle Ages but for its utility in teaching students to view films critically as historical works].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 37 - 41. (Medieval Women in Film)
Year of Publication: 2000.

20. Record Number: 6343
Author(s): Bouchard, Constance B.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Sorceress and the Greyhound [the author argues that the film "The Sorceress" though based in part on Jean-Claude Schmitt's book, "The Holy Greyhound: Guinefort, Healer of Children Since the Thirteenth Century," is in nearly all aspects a modern fantasy; the author criticizes in particular the film's depiction of religion and the village women as ignorant and concerned only with their infants].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 41 - 46. (Medieval Women in Film)
Year of Publication: 2000.

21. Record Number: 5864
Author(s): Muessig, Carolyn.
Contributor(s):
Title : Learning and Mentoring in the Twelfth Century: Hildegard of Bingen and Herrad of Landsberg [The author argues that both Hildegard and Herrad shared in the broader educational trends of their day; Herrad emphasized the study of the texts of authorities while, as a teacher, Hildegard relied upon her role as a prophet].
Source: Medieval Monastic Education.   Edited by George Ferzoco and Carolyn Muessig .   Leicester University Press, 2000. Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 87 - 104.
Year of Publication: 2000.

22. Record Number: 6345
Author(s): Bitel, Lisa M.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Sorceress as an Interpretive Tool in Medieval History Classes [the author argues that films like "The Sorceress" encourage students to critique the interpretation of history as presented in the film and to transfer these critical skills to written texts once they realize that the texts are simply other instances of interpretation].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 52 - 56. (Medieval Women in Film)
Year of Publication: 2000.

23. Record Number: 6341
Author(s):
Contributor(s): Blanton-Whetsell, Virginia, compiler and editor and Miller Avrich, Charlene, compiler and author
Title : Reference [Bibliographies of print and web resources for teaching with film and integrating cultural studies, feminist studies, and film studies].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter Subsidia Series , 1., ( 2000):  Pages 31 - 36. (Medieval Women in Film)
Year of Publication: 2000.

24. Record Number: 7822
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : Seeing Double: Reflections In (and On) the Mirrors of Joan of Arc [The author reflects on her experiences teaching a course on Joan of Arc in the English Department. She and her students read a wide variety of medieval and modern texts. They were particularly struck by the personal, sometimes autobiographical elements, which the author included. Astell concludes by giving examples drawn from the course readings including texts by Jules Michelet, Mark Twain, Christine de Pizan, Lillian Hellman, and Vita Sackville-West. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching: SMART , 7., 2 (Fall 1999):  Pages 5 - 15.
Year of Publication: 1999.

25. Record Number: 5249
Author(s): Maréchal, Chantal A..
Contributor(s):
Title : Marie de France Studies: Past, Present, and Future
Source: Envoi: A Review Journal of Medieval Literature , 8., 2 (Fall 1999):  Pages 105 - 125.
Year of Publication: 1999.

26. Record Number: 4475
Author(s): Krueger, Roberta.
Contributor(s):
Title : Christine's Anxious Lessons: Gender, Morality, and the Social Order from the "Enseignemens" to the "Avision" [The author maintains that Christine's didactic works from 1399 to 1405 argue for the importance of female virtue].
Source: Christine de Pizan and the Categories of Difference.   Edited by Marilynn Desmond .   University of Minnesota Press, 1998. College Music Symposium , 38., ( 1998):  Pages 16 - 40.
Year of Publication: 1998.

27. Record Number: 3985
Author(s): Van Engen, John.
Contributor(s):
Title : Abbess: 'Mother and Teacher' [The author analyzes the many roles that Hildegard of Bingen played as abbess].
Source: Voice of the Living Light: Hildegard of Bingen and Her World.   Edited by Barbara Newman .   University of California Press, 1998. College Music Symposium , 38., ( 1998):  Pages 30 - 51.
Year of Publication: 1998.

28. Record Number: 5262
Author(s): Cyrus, Cynthia J. and Olivia Carter Mather
Contributor(s):
Title : Rereading Absence: Women in Medieval and Renaissance Music [The authors include a case study of music history textbooks, examining their content on medieval and Renaissance women as composers and performers, patrons, and as active agents in society in general].
Source: College Music Symposium , 38., ( 1998):  Pages 101 - 117.
Year of Publication: 1998.

29. Record Number: 7342
Author(s): Saul, MaryLynn.
Contributor(s):
Title : Using a Hypertext Web to Teach the Theme of Love in the Middle Age [The author discusses her experiences teaching about courtly love in Arthurian literature using hypertext. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching: SMART , 5., 2 (Fall 1997):  Pages 87 - 95.
Year of Publication: 1997.

30. Record Number: 7341
Author(s): Rasmussen, Mark David.
Contributor(s):
Title : Feminist Chaucer? Some Implications for Teaching [The author briefly examines the approaches of Jill Mann ("Geoffrey Chaucer" (1991) in the "Feminist Readings" series) and Elaine Tuttle Hansen ("Chaucer and the Fictions of Gender" (1992)). He argues that Mann's approach is humanist, taking a positive view of Chaucer's representation of women. Hansen, the author feels, has a much more negative interpretation of Chaucer as a misogynist who feared feminization and struggled to establish his own identity unrelated to female characteristics. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching: SMART , 5., 2 (Fall 1997):  Pages 77 - 85.
Year of Publication: 1997.

31. Record Number: 13836
Author(s): Hanna, Ralph, III
Contributor(s):
Title : Brewing Trouble: On Literature and History -- and Alewives [The author critically examines Judith Bennett's analysis of alewives in Middle English literature, in particular in Langland's "Piers Plowman." Hanna argues that misogyny is just one factor animating the portrayals and points to a distrust of people in the food trade, a concern with profit over and above a proper return, and the need to restrain pleasure. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Bodies and Disciplines: Intersections of Literature and History in Fifteenth-Century England.   Edited by Barbara A. Hanawalt and David Wallace .   Medieval Cultures series, 9. University of Minnesota Press, 1996. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching: SMART , 5., 2 (Fall 1997):  Pages 1 - 17.
Year of Publication: 1996.

32. Record Number: 1587
Author(s): Kinney, Clare R.
Contributor(s):
Title : Theory and Pedagogy [paper from "Teaching Chaucer in the Nineties" delivered originally at the meeting of the New Chaucer Society, Trinity College, Dublin, 1994].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 8., 2 (Fall 1996):  Pages 455 - 457.
Year of Publication: 1996.

33. Record Number: 131
Author(s): Smith, Bonnie G.
Contributor(s):
Title : Gender and the Practices of Scientific History: The Seminar and Archival Research in the Nineteenth Century
Source: American Historical Review (Full Text via JSTOR) 100, 4 (Oct. 1995): 1150-1176. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1995.

34. Record Number: 4924
Author(s): Bartlett, Anne Clark.
Contributor(s):
Title : An Entrepreneurial Approach to the Job Market
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 18., (Fall 1994):  Pages 19 - 22.
Year of Publication: 1994.

35. Record Number: 4925
Author(s): Gilbert, Holly Hager.
Contributor(s):
Title : Why Did We Have to Write About Girls? [The author reflects briefly on the challenges of teaching as a feminist historian].
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 18., (Fall 1994):  Pages 22 - 25.
Year of Publication: 1994.

36. Record Number: 35566
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : Sappho teaching her students
Source: Medieval Feminist Newsletter , 18., (Fall 1994):
Year of Publication: