Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5300
Author(s): Myers, Jeffrey Rayner.
Title : Chaucer's Pardoner as Female Eunuch [The author argues that the Pardoner is not a homosexual or a eunuch but a cross dressing woman who supports the Wife of Bath's defense of women and may have a heterosexual relationship with the Summoner].
Source: Studia Neophilologica , 72., ( 2000):  Pages 54 - 62.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 945
Title : The Possible Unity of Chaucer's Prioresses [argues that the prioress of the "Prologue" is a pretentious bourgeoise, while the prioress narrator worships the image of a divine child but has no love for humanity].
Source: Chaucer Yearbook , 3., ( 1996):  Pages 55 - 71.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 1349
Author(s): Kelly, Henry Ansgar.
Title : A Neo-Revisionist Looks at Chaucer's Nuns [historical sketch of English nuns' conditions including estimated numbers, sources of income, opportunities to go on pilgrimage, and the priests associated with women's monasteries].
Source: Chaucer Review , 31., 2 ( 1996):  Pages 115 - 132.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 10016
Title : A note on Chaucer's Prioress and her literary kinship with the Wife of Bath [The author observes that the Prioress and the Wife of Bath share a source in La Vieille from the Roman de la Rose. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medium Aevum , 61., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 92 - 96.
Year of Publication: 1992.