Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 4811
Author(s): Watson, Nicholas.
Contributor(s):
Title : Fashioning the Puritan Gentry-Woman's Devotion and Dissent in "Book to a Mother" [The author argues that the son who wrote a devotional text for his mother was a priest or friar who was angry about the corruption in the Church; he joined the worlds of devotion and religious dissent together].
Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.   Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley Johnson Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts .   Brepols, 2000.  Pages 169 - 184.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 4279
Author(s): Callahan, Leslie Abend.
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Title : The Widow's Tears: The Pedagogy of Grief in Medieval France and the Image of the Grieving Widow
Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl .   St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 245 - 263.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 4269
Author(s): Roberts, Ann.
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Title : Helpful Widows, Virgins in Distress: Women's Friendship in French Romance of the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries
Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl .   St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 25 - 47.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 4270
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Title : The Widow as Virgin: Desexualized Narrative in Christine de Pizan's "Livre de la cité des dames"
Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl .   St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 49 - 62.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 3782
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Title : The "Povre Widwe" in the "Nun's Priest's Tale" and Boccaccio's "Decameron" [the poor widow's spare, modest, and healthy way of life is contrasted with the corrupt clergy].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 99., 3 ( 1998):  Pages 269 - 273.
Year of Publication: 1998.

6. Record Number: 1529
Author(s): Peláez, Manuel J., Jean Louis Hague and Josep Maria Peral
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Title : La Femme veuve dans l'oeuvre de l'Évêque d'Elne, Francesc Eieximenis, 1330-1409
Source: La Femme dans l' histoire et la société méridionales (IXe-XIXe S.): Actes du 66e congrés. .   Fédération historique du Languedoc méditerranéen et du Roussillon, 1995. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 99., 3 ( 1998):  Pages 117 - 128.
Year of Publication: 1995.

7. Record Number: 1711
Author(s): Altmann, Barbara K.
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Title : L'art de l'autoportrait littéraire dans les "Cent Ballades" de Christine de Pizan [discussion of Christine's contradictory self-portrayal as a widow who knows much about courtly love].
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 99., 3 ( 1998):  Pages 327 - 336.
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 439
Author(s): Brownlee, Kevin.
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Title : Widowhood, Sexuality, and Gender in Christine de Pizan
Source: Romanic Review , 86., 2 (March 1995):  Pages 339 - 353. Special issue: The Production of Knowledge: Institutionalizing Sex, Gender, and Sexualiity in Medieval Discourse. Ed. by Kathryn Gravdal.
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 8586
Author(s): Piera, Montserrat and Donna M. Rogers
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Title : The Widow as Heroine: The Fifteenth-Century Catalan Chivalresque Novel "Curial e Güelfa" [The authors observe that "Curial e Güelfa" departs from traditional Catalan ideas about widowhood in its representation of a woman who uses her fortune to transform a man of humble birth into a suitable candidate for her second marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Romanic Review , 86., 2 (March 1995):  Pages 321 - 342.
Year of Publication: 1992.

10. Record Number: 9183
Author(s): Harley, Marta Powell.
Contributor(s):
Title : Of Widewhod: A Middle English Tract in Oxford, Bodleian Library, MS Bodley 938 [The author traces the Biblical and patristic sources for this tract on widowhood and defines it as essentially a translation of the final chapter of the "De vita christiana" with an introduction added of admonitions, scriptural references, and commentary. The author also supplies an edition of the Middle English text of the tract. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 178 - 190.
Year of Publication: 1992.

11. Record Number: 10780
Author(s): Wood, Chauncey.
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Title : Three Chaucerian Widows: Tales of Innocence and Experience [The author contrasts the Wife of Bath with the Prioress and the Second Nun, finding her lacking in mercy and preoccupied with worldly concerns. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: A Wyf Ther Was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck.   Edited by Juliette Dor .   English Department, University of Liège, 1992. Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 282 - 290.
Year of Publication: 1992.

12. Record Number: 8583
Author(s): Vasvari, Louise O.
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Title : Why is Doña Endrina a widow? Traditional culture and textuality in the "Libro de Buen Amor" [The author considers the implications of literary representations of widows as sexually excessive on the one hand, and sexually pleasing on the other. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 259 - 287.
Year of Publication: 1992.

13. Record Number: 8582
Author(s): Dulac, Liliane.
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Title : Mystical Inspiration and Political Knowledge: Advice to Widows from Francesco da Barberino and Christine de Pizan [The author considers two literary works in which advice is given to widows. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 223 - 258.
Year of Publication: 1992.

14. Record Number: 8584
Author(s): Gericke, Philip O.
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Title : The Widow in Hispanic Balladry: "Fonte Frida" [The author asks whether a traditional Spanish ballad which celebrates a marital bond that transcends the death of a spouse reflects actual widowhood in medieval Iberia. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 289 - 303.
Year of Publication: 1992.

15. Record Number: 8585
Author(s): Arden, Heather M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Grief, Widowhood, and Women's Sexuality in Medieval French Literature [The author observes that widows in medieval French literature are often represented as the most lecherous of women, and argues that the texts in effect cautioned men to keep their wives under close watch. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 305 - 319.
Year of Publication: 1992.

16. Record Number: 8578
Author(s): Estow, Clara.
Contributor(s):
Title : Widows in the Chronicles of Late Medieval Castile [The author studies royal widows in late medieval Castilian chronicles, some of whom were able to enjoy the full extent of royal power and to create public personae independent from those of their husbands. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Upon My Husband's Death: Widows in the Literature and Histories of Medieval Europe.   Edited by Louise Mirrer Studies in Medieval and Early Modern Civilization .   University of Michigan Press, 1992. Manuscripta , 36., 3 (November 1992):  Pages 153 - 167.
Year of Publication: 1992.