Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3520
Author(s): Auerbach, Loren.
Title : Female Experience and Authorial Intention in "Laxdoela Saga" [The author argues that GudrĂșn's wasted potential is the overarching theme of the saga and that more generally the question is how intelligent, capable women can function in society on an equal level with men].
Source: Saga Book , 1., ( 1998):  Pages 30 - 52.
Year of Publication: 1998.

2. Record Number: 15598
Author(s): Brundage, James A.
Title : Sexual Equality in Medieval Canon Law [Medieval chruch law posited equality for women and men in one respect: sex in marriage. Each spouse owed her/his partner the conjugal debt, that is sexual relations when requested. Brundage argues that this tenet promoted women's status in three ways: 1) Female sexuality received some legitimacy, 2) A compani (?)form of marriage was encouraged, 3) It encouraged re (?)of women's inequality in other areas. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Women and the Sources of Medieval History.   Edited by Joel T. Rosenthal .   University of Georgia Press, 1990. Saga Book , 1., ( 1998):  Pages 66 - 79.
Year of Publication: 1990.