Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 9338
Author(s): Westphal, Sarah.
Title : Bad Girls in the Middle Ages: Gender, Law, and German Literature [The author examines two cases in German literature, that of Calefurnia in the "Sachsenspiegel" and Brunhilt in "Die Mörin," in which women act as advocates in court. While Calefurnia is presented as outrageous and Brunhilt as angry and animal-like, it still suggests that women and women's issues, in particular their seduction and abandonment by men, may merit a public hearing, both in a law court and with an audience listening to poetry. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 19 (2002): 103-119. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 3089
Author(s): Peyroux, Catherine.
Title : Gertrude's "Furor": Reading Anger in an Early Medieval Saint's "Life" [analyzes an episode in Gertrude's "Vita" in which she, full of raging anger, rejects a young man as a suitor in favor of Jesus Christ].
Source: Anger's Past: The Social Uses of an Emotion in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Barbara H. Rosenwein .   Cornell University Press, 1998.  Pages 36 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1998.

3. Record Number: 5135
Title : The Power of Feminine Anger in Marie de France's "Yonec" and "Guigemar" [The author deals with anger only briefly, considering instead Marie's approval of adultery for the malmariées, those women married to cruel husbands].
Source: Florilegium , 14., ( 1995- 1996):  Pages 123 - 135.
Year of Publication: 1995- 1996.