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1. Record Number: 3995
Title : The Aesthetics of "Sprawling" Drama: The Digby "Mary Magdalene" as Pilgrims' Play [The author argues that the deeper message of the play concerns a complex meditation on the practice of pilgrimage]
Source: JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology , 98., 3 (July 1999):  Pages 325 - 352.
Year of Publication: 1999.

2. Record Number: 5507
Author(s): McGuire, Thérèse.
Title : Medieval Aesthetic Principles in the Works of Hildegard of Bingen
Source: Wisdom Which Encircles Circles: Papers on Hildegard of Bingen.   Edited by Audrey Ekdahl Davidson .   Medieval Institute Publications, Western Michigan University, 1996. JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology , 98., 3 (July 1999):  Pages 71 - 80.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 10380
Author(s): Blanchard, Joel.
Title : Compilation and Legitimation in the Fifteenth Century: "Le Livre de la Cite des Dames" [The author traces the complicated rhetorical processes involved in Christine’s adaptation of her literary sources; compilation is the central organizational principle of the work. The author suggests that we evaluate Christine’s work on the basis of its aesthetic value, and not base our judgments on an analysis of the work’s content. The author concludes by describing how the illustrations in a manuscript of “Le Livre” have an autobiographical function. In addition to depicting Christine herself, the illustrations use images of books and allegorical figures to legitimize Christine as an author. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno .   University of Georgia Press, 1992. JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology , 98., 3 (July 1999):  Pages 228 - 249.
Year of Publication: 1992.

4. Record Number: 12747
Author(s): Emison, Patricia.
Title : The Word Made Naked in Pollaiuolo's "Battle of the Nudes" [It is unknown whether Antonio Pollaiuolo's late fifteenth century engraving of nude men engaged in battle refers to a text or not. While previous depictions of nude males (such as figures of David) often relied upon an explicit or implicit textual reference and depicted the youthful male as the ideal of masculine beauty, Pollaiulo's engraving does not clearly invoke any text and offers a virile, adult ideal for the male nude. Interpretations of the engraving have varied, as some of the items throughout the image (such as weapons and chains) could have allegorical significance if they are interpreted as iconography. The author suggests that works of art produced during Pollaiuolo's time that feature nudes, which some have tried to interpret as depicting certain classical myths, epics, or moments in history, may communicate as images without reference to any text. Artists may produce works of art for purely formal or aesthetic reasons with no subject or text in mind. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Art History , 13., 3 ( 1990):  Pages 261 - 275.
Year of Publication: 1990.