Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10984
Author(s): Harker, C. Marie.
Title : Chrystis Kirk on the Grene and "Peblis to the Ploy": The Economy of Gender [In these two Middle Scots satires female misbehavior is defined as sexual license, whether it be peasant girls who are available to every man or the lower-class woman who thinks that she can entice a well-off merchant. Harker argues that anxieties over class distinction and the instability of the urban burghs are transferred to unruly, lower class female bodies. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Woman and the Feminine in Medieval and Early Modern Scottish Writing.   Edited by Sarah M. Dunnigan, C. Marie Harker, and Evelyn S. Newlyn .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 31 - 46.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 13638
Author(s): Ion, Despina.
Title : Politique matrimoniale et stratégies narratives dans "Garin le Loheren" [The author explores the marriage exchanges made by the king, Pippin, which sometimes favor the noble men from Lorraine and sometimes instead help their rivals, the nobles from Bordeaux. There is a great deal of maneuvering with the group from Bordeaux declaring matches invalid. Marriage is generally with a higher ranked woman which confers status and resources on the new husband. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: L' Épopée romane au moyen âge et aux temps modernes: Actes du XIVe Congrès International de la Société Rencesvals pour l' étude des épopées romanes: Naples, 24-30 juillet 1997. 2 volumes.   Edited by Salvatore Luongo .   Fridericiana Editrice Universitaria, 2001.  Pages 247 - 265.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. 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.

4. Record Number: 4368
Author(s): Edwards, Cyril.
Title : Mothers' Boys and Mothers' Girls in the Pastourelle: Oswald von Wolkenstein, "Frölich so wil Ich aber singen" (KL.79) [The author argues that the humor of Oswald's pastourelle comes from parody, social and gender role reversals, and the lady's snobbery].
Source: Forum for Modern Language Studies , 35., 1 ( 1999):  Pages 70 - 80.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 4212
Author(s): Blumenfeld-Kosinski, Renate.
Title : Enemies Within/ Enemies Without: Threats to the Body Politic in Christine de Pizan
Source: Medievalia et Humanistica New Series , 26., ( 1999):  Pages 1 - 15. Special issue: Civil Strife and National Identity in the Middle Ages.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 3079
Author(s): Léglu, Catherine.
Title : Identifying the "Toza" in Medieval Occitan "Pastorela" and Old French "Pastourelle" [the"toza" or girl sometimes has an ambiguous social status; she also often serves as the mouthpiece for the poet].
Source: French Studies , 52., 2 (April 1998):  Pages 129 - 141.
Year of Publication: 1998.

7. Record Number: 1725
Title : Crossing Borders: Gender, Geography, and Class Relations in Three "Serranillas" of the Marqués de Santillana [in each poem the male aristocrat narrator dominates the peasant woman with the implication of sexual conquest].
Source: Corónica , 25., 1 (Fall 1996):  Pages 69 - 84.
Year of Publication: 1996.

8. Record Number: 1697
Author(s): Lorcin, Marie-Thérèse.
Title : Le "Livre des Trois Vertus" et le "sermo ad status"
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Corónica , 25., 1 (Fall 1996):  Pages 139 - 149.
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 1699
Author(s): Varty, Kenneth.
Title : Auour du "Livre des Trois Vertus" ou si rayson, droicture et justice faisaient des cours d'introduction à la civilisation française du moyen age? [author argues for the teaching of "Livre des Trois Vertus" to university students in French, history, and women's studies courses ; he highlights a number of topics in the text that are of interest to students].
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Corónica , 25., 1 (Fall 1996):  Pages 161 - 171.
Year of Publication: 1995.

10. Record Number: 1559
Author(s): Warren, Nancy Bradley.
Title : Objects, Possession, and Identity in the "Lais" of Marie de France [characters are most fully revealed when their possessions (ring, clothing, tapestry, etc.) figure in the action as markers for their true selves].
Source: Romance Languages Annual , 6., ( 1994):  Pages 189 - 192.
Year of Publication: 1994.

11. Record Number: 10688
Title : The Wife of Bath and the Revelour: Power Struggles and Failure in a Marriage of Peers [The Wife of Bath’s fourth marriage differs from her previous ones in one major respect: the fourth husband is her equal in terms of financial and social status, age, and temperament. The Wife’s uncharacteristic silence about her fourth husband and any disputes they may have had in marriage suggests that neither spouse fully dominated in the relationship. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 6., ( 1991):  Pages 154 - 161.
Year of Publication: 1991.