Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11053
Author(s): Haddad, Gabriel.
Title : Richeut: A Translation [The author briefly discusses the old French text "Richeut," a poem concerning the prostitute named in the title and her son, Samson, a pimp, whom she outwits. Richeut is characterized as a greedy cheat who ruins every man she meets. The author's English translation follows his discussion. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Comitatus , 22., ( 1991):  Pages 1 - 29.
Year of Publication: 1991.

2. Record Number: 10885
Author(s): Steinle, Eric M.
Title : The Knot, the Belt, and the Making of "Guigemar" [Marie de France uses imagery in her lais in order to summarize the structural and thematic concerns of her poems. In “Guigemar,” the knot and the belt (which the lovers exchange as love tokens) and thematic references to forms of enclosure symbolize the thematic unity and circular narrative of the poem; the knot and the belt are also metaphors that refer to Marie’s own role as “maker” or author of intricate narratives. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Assays: Critical Approaches to Medieval and Renaissance Texts , 6., ( 1991):  Pages 29 - 53.
Year of Publication: 1991.

3. Record Number: 11097
Author(s): Baker, Denise N.
Title : Chaucer and Moral Philosophy: The Virtuous Women of "The Canterbury Tales" [The author briefly explores the sources for the representation of the four cardinal virtues in Chaucer's tales: fortitude (Constance in the "Man of Law's Tale"), obedience (Griselda in the "Clerk's Tale"), temperance (Virginia in the "Physician's Tale"), and prudence (Prudence in the "Tale of Melibee"). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medium Aevum , 60., 2 ( 1991):  Pages 241 - 256.
Year of Publication: 1991.