Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 27901
Title : XXXVII. On the Beaver [The male beaver’s genitals are used as a medicine. When a hunter pursues the beaver, the animal bites off his genitals and throws them at the hunter to save himself. So too, the author allegorizes, should we throw our sins at the devil and acquire spiritual fruits including continence and chastity in good works. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Physiologus. .   University of Chicago Press, 2009.  Pages 52 - 52.
Year of Publication: 2009.

2. Record Number: 27904
Title : XLIII. On the Turtle-Dove [The turtle-dove remains faithful to her mate, even if he is captured or killed. The author notes her chastity and allegorizes her as the Church faithful to her crucified mate. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Physiologus. .   University of Chicago Press, 2009.  Pages 56 - 57.
Year of Publication: 2009.

3. Record Number: 27116
Author(s): Giovini, Marco
Title : "A nugace in castum": L’Itinerario salvifico di "Callimaco," "Adulescens" innamorato de Rosvita [The "Callimachus" of Hrotsvitha is based on the plays of Terence with poetic influences from Prudentius. The play focuses on the desires of Callimachus for a married Christian woman. He even desires her dead body. The play ends with the conversion of Callimachus to a Christian life. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Mediaevalia , 28., 2 ( 2007):  Pages 137 - 164.
Year of Publication: 2007.

4. Record Number: 10855
Author(s): Huot, Sylvia
Title : Visualizing the Feminine in the "Roman de Perceforest": The Episode of the "Conte de la rose" [The author argues that in this episode the wife's love and loyalty are celebrated, while the knights who want to shame her husband are emasculated by her cleverness. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.   Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004. Mediaevalia , 28., 2 ( 2007):  Pages 193 - 206.
Year of Publication: 2004.

5. Record Number: 5299
Title : Not Tonight Dear, I Have a Vow of Chastity: Sexual Abstinence and Marital Vocation in "The Book of Margery Kempe"
Source: Publications of the Medieval Association of the Midwest , 6., ( 1999):  Pages 133 - 147.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 2480
Author(s): Black, Nancy B.
Title : Woman as Savior: The Virgin Mary and the Empress of Rome in Gautier de Coinci's "Miracles" [analysis of the thirteenth century text and its manuscript illustrations, emphasizing the chastity and spiritual authority of the empress; Gautier addressed his text to the abbess of Notre Dame at Soissons and the abbess of Fontevrault].
Source: Romanic Review , 88., 4 (November 1997):  Pages 503 - 517.
Year of Publication: 1997.

7. Record Number: 645
Author(s): Brockington, Mary.
Title : The Separating Sword in the "Tristan" Romances: Possible Celtic Analogues Re- examined [author argues that the Irish tales of Diarmaid and Grainne do not provide a source for the chaste lovers discovered sleeping by King Marc].
Source: Modern Language Review , 91., 2 (Apr. 1996):  Pages 281 - 300.
Year of Publication: 1996.

8. Record Number: 1562
Author(s): Hanawalt, Barbara A.
Title : Separation Anxieties in Late Medieval London: Gender in "The Wright's Chaste Wife" [includes a discussion of historical instances in which wives coped with their husbands' long absences].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 11., ( 1996):  Pages 23 - 41. Also reprinted in "Of Good and Ill Repute": Gender and Social Control in Medieval England. Barbara A. Hanawalt. Oxford University Press, 1998. 88-103 Proceedings of the Twenty-First Annual Conference of the Southeastern Medieval Association
Year of Publication: 1996.

9. Record Number: 1624
Author(s): Straus, Barrie Ruth.
Title : Freedom Through Renunciation? Women's Voices, Women's Bodies, and the Phallic Order [female literary characters who want to abstain from sex].
Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler .   University of Toronto Press, 1996. Medieval Perspectives , 11., ( 1996):  Pages 245 - 264.
Year of Publication: 1996.

10. Record Number: 1382
Author(s): Clayton, Mary.
Title : Aelfric's "Judith": Manipulative or Manipulated? [argues for multiple audiences for the literal, typological, and tropological levels of the text; by emphasizing Judith's chastity and humility, Aelfric attempts to defuse Judith's power and sexuality in the Biblical narrative]
Source: Anglo-Saxon England , 23., ( 1994):  Pages 215 - 227.
Year of Publication: 1994.

11. Record Number: 6404
Author(s): Predelli, Maria Bendinelli.
Title : La situazione iniziale nel "Cantare di Madonna Elena" [the test of a woman's chastity after her husband has boasted of it, is a motif shared by the "Cantare di Madonna Elena" with several other medieval literary works].
Source: Medioevo Romanzo , 18., ( 1993):  Pages 91 - 103.
Year of Publication: 1993.

12. Record Number: 1514
Author(s): Sperberg-McQueen, M. R.
Title : Whose Body Is It? Chaste Strategies and the Reinforcement of Patriarchy in Three Plays by Hrotswitha von Gandersheim ["The Martyrdom of the Holy Virgins Agape, Chione, and Irena," "The Fall and Repentance of Mary, Niece of the Hermit Abraham," and "The Resurrection of Drusiana and of Callimachus"].
Source: Women in German Yearbook , 8., ( 1992):  Pages 47 - 71.
Year of Publication: 1992.

13. Record Number: 11217
Author(s): Twomey, Michael W.
Title : Christ’s Leap and Mary’s Clean Catch in “Piers Plowman” B.12.136-44a and C.14.81-88a [In his allegorical poem, William Langland combines conventional images of Christ and Mary in order to represent how Christ’s love and Mary’s purity played a key role in the foundation of the Church. The poet achieves this effect through poetic devices, including allusion and metaphor. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Yearbook of Langland Studies , 5., ( 1991):  Pages 165 - 174.
Year of Publication: 1991.

14. Record Number: 11080
Author(s): Brodman, Marian Masiuk.
Title : The "Livre de Caradoc"'s Chastity Test [The author examines the themes of chastity in le "Livre de Caradoc," and argues that, according to the text, feminine weakness requires masculine correction, protection, and guidance morally as well as physically. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 92., 4 ( 1991):  Pages 471 - 484.
Year of Publication: 1991.

15. Record Number: 11790
Author(s): Sinicropi, Giovanni.
Title : Chastity and Love in the Decameron [The author studies the differences between the Decameron story of Nastagio degli Onesti and its sources, showing that Boccaccio’s version’s affirms social harmony and marriage. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Olde Daunce: Love, Friendship, Sex, and Marriage in the Medieval World.   Edited by Robert R. Edwards and Stephen Spector .   State University of New York Press, 1991. Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 92., 4 ( 1991):  Pages 104 - 120.
Year of Publication: 1991.