Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8080
Author(s): Drake, Graham N.
Title : Not Safe Even in Their Own Castles: Reading Domestic Violence Against Children in Four Middle English Romances [The author argues that the physical abuse, danger in homes, abusive foster guardians, and forced marriages experienced by the children in these romances served to evoke pathos. Readers among the gentry and urban middle class were anxious about violence and insecurity but in these romances the children usually triumphed over extreme difficulties with a happy ending. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price .   University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 139 - 163.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 3580
Author(s): Parsons, John Carmi.
Title : The Pregnant Queen as Counsellor and the Medieval Construction of Motherhood
Source: Medieval Mothering.   Edited by John Carmi Parsons and Bonnie Wheeler .   Garland Publishing, 1996.  Pages 39 - 61.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 421
Author(s): Rowe, Elizabeth Ashman.
Title : Female Body Politic and the Miscarriage of Justice in "Athelston" [political critique of Richard II in which society is represented as a family].
Source: Studies in the Age of Chaucer , 17., ( 1995):  Pages 79 - 98.
Year of Publication: 1995.

4. Record Number: 10010
Title : The advice of wives in three Middle English romances: "The King of Tars,""Sir Cleges," and "Athelston" [The author analyzes three Middle English romances in which wives give "good" advice to their husbands. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 7., ( 1992):  Pages 44 - 52.
Year of Publication: 1992.