Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2466
Title : Apprentice Janekyn/Clerk Jankyn: Discrete Phases in Chaucer's Developing Conception of the Wife of Bath [argues that Jankyn went from an apprentice, to a clerk boarding in the house, to a clerk boarding with the Wife of Bath's gossip; this final situation allowed the Wife to make a knowledgeable refutation of the misogynist traditions and have a more developed courtship with her fifth husband].
Source: Chaucer Review , 32., 2 ( 1997):  Pages 146 - 161.
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 1663
Author(s): Brumlik, Joan.
Title : Secondary Characters in Marie's "Eliduc" and "Equitan" [International Courtly Literature Society. Eighth Triennial Congress. Queen's University of Belfast, July- August 1995].
Source: Le Cygne: Bulletin of the International Marie de France Society: Abstracts, Notes, and Queries , 2., (April 1996):  Pages 6
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 1989
Author(s): Gasse, Rosanne.
Title : Male Friendship in the Middle English Romance
Source: Proceedings of the Medieval Association of the Midwest , 3., ( 1995):  Pages 80 - 93.
Year of Publication: 1995.

4. Record Number: 1191
Author(s): Milliken, Roberta.
Title : Neither "Clere Laude" Nor "Sklaundre"; Chaucer's Translation of Criseyde [Chaucer amplified character traits from Boccaccio, emphasizing Criseyde as lonely, fearful, and controllable; all of this contributes to a realistic portrayal of an individual woman].
Source: Women's Studies , 24., 3 ( 1995):  Pages 191 - 204. Special Issue: Issues in Medieval and Renaissance Scholarship
Year of Publication: 1995.

5. 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.

6. Record Number: 9483
Author(s): Haahr, Joan G.
Title : Criseyde's Inner Debate: The Dialectic of Enamorment in the "Filostrato" and the "Troilus" [The author examines Criseyde’s rhetorical “inner” disputation about whether or not she should fall in love with Troilus, and suggests Chaucer uses this narrative convention to add to her character. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies in Philology , 89., 3 (Summer 1992):  Pages 257 - 271.
Year of Publication: 1992.

7. Record Number: 7167
Author(s): Wine, Joseph D.
Title : Juliana and the Figures of Rhetoric [The author argues that Cynewulf's "Juliana" should be given greater credit by modern readers. The author analyzes in detail the various rhetorical figures the poet used for structure, transition, characterization, irony, and verbal echo.].
Source: Papers on Language and Literature , 28., 1 (Winter 1992):  Pages 3 - 18.
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 7246
Author(s): Gertz, SunHee Kim.
Title : Transferral, Transformation, and the Act of Reading in Marie deFrance's "Bisclavret" [The author observes that in Marie's "lai" "Bisclavret," the characters who are the most careful readers are also the most convincing storytellers. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Romance Quarterly , 39., 4 (November 1992):  Pages 399 - 410.
Year of Publication: 1992.

9. Record Number: 7347
Author(s): McInerney, Maud Burnett.
Title : Chaucerian Ritual and Patriarchal Romance [The author argues that in adapting Boccaccio's Teseida, Chaucer marginalizes its female characters, and, as a result, masculinizes his own narrative romance, "The Knight's Tale." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Chaucer Yearbook , 1., ( 1992):  Pages 65 - 86.
Year of Publication: 1992.

10. Record Number: 7245
Author(s): Dawson, Robert B.
Title : Custance in Context: Rethinking the Protagonist of the "Man of Law's Tale" [The author suggests that we reconsider Custance in terms of her sophisticated, ironic use of language (which works to control her audience's view of her as a saintly figure) rather than as a completely passive and victimized character. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Chaucer Review , 26., 3 ( 1992):  Pages 293 - 308.
Year of Publication: 1992.

11. Record Number: 10756
Author(s): Allen, Valerie.
Title : Blaunche on Top and Alisoun on Bottom [The author explores Chaucer's use of "descriptio" to characterize Blaunche and Alisoun. With Blaunche the physical characteristics confirm her virtuous moral qualities, while Alisoun's carnality givers her a certain autonomy. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: A Wyf Ther Was: Essays in Honour of Paule Mertens-Fonck.   Edited by Juliette Dor .   English Department, University of Liège, 1992. Chaucer Review , 26., 3 ( 1992):  Pages 23 - 29.
Year of Publication: 1992.

12. Record Number: 13045
Author(s): Anderson, J. J.
Title : Criseyde's Assured Manner [In this short note the author traces the influence of two passages from Machaut on Chaucer's characterization of Criseyde as a courtly lady who is both humble and assured. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Notes and Queries , 236., 2 (June 1991):  Pages 160 - 161.
Year of Publication: 1991.

13. Record Number: 12782
Author(s): Cronan, Dennis.
Title : Criseyde: the First Capitulation [The article performs an extended close reading of Book II, lines 442-76 of Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde, concluding that the passage shows Criseyde to be mostly innocent, but with a capacity for self-deception. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studia Neophilologica , 62., 1 ( 1990):  Pages 37 - 42.
Year of Publication: 1990.