Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11017
Author(s): Lewis, Katherine J.
Title : Edmund of East Anglia, Henry VI and Ideals of Kingly Masculinity [The author argues that Lydgate's "Life" of King Edmund was intended to instruct the young Henry VI in kingly behaviors. The Mirror for Princes tradition of advice literature as reflected in the Middle English version of the "Secretorum" also emphasized the importance of religion in a king's responsibilities, particularly with regard to sexual self-control. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis .   Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 158 - 173.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 10908
Author(s): Stanton, Anne Rudloff.
Title : Isabelle of France and Her Manuscripts, 1308-58 [The manuscripts range in time across the queen's career. Some appear to have been used as readings for her children, while others were psalters and books of hours for Isabelle's private devotions. Women feature prominently in the illuminations, and political issues, such as Edward's shortcomings as a king, apparently are also a preoccupation. Title note supplied by Feminae. ].
Source: Capetian Women.   Edited by Kathleen Nolan .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 225 - 252.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 11031
Author(s): Watt, Diane.
Title : Consuming Passions in Book VIII of John Gower's "Confessio Amantis" [The author argues that the various "appetites" condemned by Gower (incest, latent homosexuality, and female desire) are part of a mirror for princes guide to proper manly behavior that emphasizes the control of sexuality. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Consuming Narrative: Gender and Monstrous Appetite in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance.   Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters .   University of Wales Press, 2002.  Pages 28 - 41.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 2895
Author(s): Pratt, Karen.
Title : The Image of the Queen in Old French Literature [examines epics and romances as well as Christine de Pizan's mirror for princesses, the "Livre des trois vertus"].
Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.   Edited by Anne J. Duggan .   Boydell Press, 1997.  Pages 235 - 259.
Year of Publication: 1997.

5. Record Number: 856
Author(s): Zhang, Xiangyun.
Title : Du Miroir des Princes au Miroir des Princesses: Rapport intertextuel entre deux livres de Christine de Pizan
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 55 - 67.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 10792
Author(s): Jambeck, Karen K.
Title : The “Fables” of Marie de France: a Mirror of Princes [The author considers Marie's “Fables” as a "mirror for princes," and compares it directly to John of Salisbury's “Policraticus.” Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: In Quest of Marie de France: A Twelfth-Century Poet.   Edited by Chantal A. Marechal .   Edwin Mellen Press, 1992. Fifteenth Century Studies , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 59 - 106.
Year of Publication: 1992.

7. Record Number: 11115
Author(s): Zimmerman, Margarete.
Title : Vox femina, vox politica: The "Lamentacion sur les maux de la France" [Christine wrote this text in 1410 as civil war engulfed Paris. She rejects the mascuine values of glory and victory in war, speaking out as a woman for peace. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Politics, Gender, and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Margaret Brabant .   Westview Press, 1992. Fifteenth Century Studies , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 113 - 127.
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 11114
Author(s): Brown-Grant, Rosalind.
Title : L'Avision Christine: Autobiographical Narrative or Mirror for the Prince? [The author argues that the autobiographical sections of "L'Avision" were intended to show Christine as an exemplar for her princely reader. She was led to a greater understanding of the self and a better relationship with God. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Politics, Gender, and Genre: The Political Thought of Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Margaret Brabant .   Westview Press, 1992. Fifteenth Century Studies , 22., ( 1996):  Pages 95 - 111.
Year of Publication: 1992.