Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4638
Author(s): Bornholdt, Claudia.
Title : Tricked into the Tower: The "Crescentia" Tower Episode of the "Kaiserchronik" as Proto-"Märe" [The author examines the story of Crescentia who fends off her brother-in-law's sexual advances by cleverly outwitting him].
Source: JEGP: Journal of English and Germanic Philology , 99., 3 (July 2000):  Pages 395 - 411.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 5342
Author(s): Walker, Ashley Manjarrez and Michael A. Sells
Title : The Wiles of Women and Performative Intertextuality: A'isha, the Hadith of the Slander, and the Sura of Yusuf [the authors argue that A'isha (at least the figure and narrator in the hadith, if not the historical figure) shows a rare political sense as well as a fine theological understanding when she praises Allah alone, not her husband the prophet, for her deliverance from the accusations of slanderers].
Source: Journal of Arabic Literature , 30., ( 1999):  Pages 55 - 77.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 5337
Author(s): Burch, Sally L.
Title : The Lady, the Lords, and the Priests: The Making and Unmaking of Marriage in "Amadas et Ydoine" [The author emphasizes the authority of the lords in the text to arrange marriages; clergy are clearly subordinates, but Ydoine uses deceit to manage the lords and arrive at her desired end].
Source: Reading Medieval Studies , 25., ( 1999):  Pages 17 - 31.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 409
Author(s): Merguerian, Gayane Karen and Afsaneh Najmabadi
Title : Zulaykha and Yusuf: Whose "Best Story"? [drawing on the Qur'an, early commentaries, and medieval popular stories, the authors analyze the character and motives of Zulaykha (Potiphan's Wife); the theme of women's guile and deceit becomes more pronounced in each succeeding version of the story].
Source: International Journal of Middle East Studies (Full Text via JSTOR) 29, 4 (November 1997): 485-508. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

5. Record Number: 3647
Author(s): Nouvet, Claire.
Title : Writing (In) Fear [The author analyzes Christine's authorial personae, Cupid and Creintis(Fear); in writing her defense of women Christine must speak as a man].
Source: Gender and Text in the Later Middle Ages.   Edited by Jane Chance .   University Press of Florida, 1996.  Pages 279 - 305.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 1737
Author(s): Burns, E. Jane.
Title : How Lovers Lie Together: Infidelity and Fictive Discourse in the "Roman de Tristan"
Source: Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook.   Edited by Joan Tasker Grimbert .   Garland Publishing, 1995. Tenso , 11., 1 (Fall 1995):  Pages 75 - 93. Reprinted from Tristania 8, 2 (Spring 1983): 15-30.
Year of Publication: 1995.

7. Record Number: 1485
Author(s): Dickey, Constance L.
Title : Deceit, Desire, Distance, and Polysemy in "Flamenca"
Source: Tenso , 11., 1 (Fall 1995):  Pages 10 - 37.
Year of Publication: 1995.

8. Record Number: 1513
Title : Women Writers and Women Rulers: Rhetorical and Political Empowerment in the Fifteenth Century
Source: Women in German Yearbook , 9., ( 1993):  Pages 25 - 48.
Year of Publication: 1993.