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 Gudrún'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: 1783
Author(s): Newman, Florence.
Title : The Man with Two Wives: Female Rivalry and Social Power in a Medieval Motif [International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, May 1996].
Source: Le Cygne: Bulletin of the International Marie de France Society: Abstracts, Notes, and Queries , 2., (April 1996):  Pages 19 - 22.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 10283
Author(s): Sayers, William.
Title : Sexual Identity, Cultural Integrity, Verbal and Other Magic in Episodes from "Laxdoela saga" and "Kormáks saga" [The article examines several episodes from two sagas in order to show how threats of verbal magic, questionable sexual identity, and cultural permeability were conceptualized and tolerated in Icelandic society. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Arkiv för nordisk filologi , 107., ( 1992):  Pages 131 - 155.
Year of Publication: 1992.