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1. Record Number: 9337
Author(s): Udry, Susan.
Title : Robert de Blois and Geoffroy de la Tour Landry on Feminine Beauty: Two Late Medieval French Conduct Books for Women [The author argues that Robert de Blois and the Chevalier de la Tour Landry conceive of feminine beauty in very different ways. For Robert his chief concern is women's sociability and the ways to promote social interactions between members of varied classes. On the other hand the Chevalier is concerned that his daughters make good marriages and carry on his lineage. He warns his daughters that artificial beauty in the form of fashion and cosmetics only distorts the beauty that comes from God. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 19 (2002): 90-102. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 6924
Author(s): Krueger, Roberta L.
Title : Nouvelles Choses: Social Instability and the Problem of Fashion in the "Livre du Chevalier de la Tour Landry," the "Ménagier de Paris," and Christine de Pizan's "Livre des Trois Vertus" [The author argues that the anti-fashion discourse in the three texts confirms that sumptuary laws and the criticisms of authorities could not control women's desires for new fashions in clothing. In fact in the descriptions and illustrations of fashions
Source: Medieval Conduct.   Edited by Kathleen Ashley and Robert L. A. Clark .   Medieval Cultures, Volume 29. University of Minnesota Press, 2001.  Pages 49 - 85.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 1203
Author(s): Gendt, Anne Marie De.
Title : Plusieurs manières d'amours: le débat dans "Le Livre du Chevalier de la Tour Landry" et ses échos dans l'oeuvre de Christine de Pizan
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 23., ( 1997):  Pages 121 - 137.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 3636
Author(s): De Gendt, Anne Marie.
Title : Mors et Vita in Manu Linguae : Paroles Dévastatrices et Lénifiantes dans "Le Livre du chevalier de la Tour Landry" [the author examines the Chevalier's attitude toward women's language both what they should emulate(measured, courteous, and humble speech) and what they should avoid (flattery, lying, and deceit) ; the author argues that in comparison to other authors, the Chevalier is rather mild in his criticisms].
Source: Mediaeval Studies , 58., ( 1996):  Pages 351 - 363.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 5568
Author(s): De Gendt, Anne Marie.
Title : Gens qui ont le siècle à main: les grands de ce monde dans le "Livre du Chevalier de la Tour Landry" [the author analyzes two incidents in the "Livre du Chevalier de la Tour Landry" in which men betray women by pledging their love to several women at the same time; despite the Chevalier de la Tour Landry's moral and didactic purposes, he admires the men's high social statuses, their gifts for speaking, and even their reputations as seducers].
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 21., ( 1994):  Pages 1 - 15.
Year of Publication: 1994.