Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10726
Author(s): Starr-LeBeau, Gretchen D.
Title : Writing (for) Her Life: "Judeo-Conversas" in Early Modern Spain [Hispano-Jewish women and Hispano-Jewish women converts to Christianity have left dictated confessions and testimony for the Holy Office of the Inquisition at the shrine site of Our Lady of Guadalupe in Western Spain. Starr-LeBeau argues that these women used a variety of strategies to try to protect themselves and their families, relying on female friends, relatives, and fellow prisoners for advice. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women, Texts, and Authority in the Early Modern Spanish World.   Edited by Marta V. Vicente and Luis R. Corteguera .   Ashgate, 2003.  Pages 56 - 72.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 4722
Author(s): Dirks, Doris A.
Title : I Will Make the Inquisition Burn You and Your Sisters: The Role of Gender and Kinship in Accusations Against "Conversas" [The author examines two cases from Spain and a case from Mexico].
Source: Magistra , 5., 2 (Winter 1999):  Pages 29 - 57.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 3631
Author(s): Levine Melammed, Renée
Title : Castilian "Conversas" at Work [The author argues that judaizing "conversas" observed the Sabbath, Jewish holidays, and dietary laws; all of these observations required work which brought the women to the attention of the Inquisition].
Source: Women at Work in Spain: From the Middle Ages to Early Modern Times.   Edited by Marilyn Stone and Carmen Benito-Vessels .   Peter Lang, 1998. Magistra , 5., 2 (Winter 1999):  Pages 81 - 100.
Year of Publication: 1998.

4. Record Number: 3209
Title : Domesticating the Spanish Inquisition [conversa women were accused of being judaizers based on the practices within their homes that were spied by their neighbors].
Source: Violence Against Women in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Anna Roberts .   University Press of Florida, 1998. Magistra , 5., 2 (Winter 1999):  Pages 195 - 209.
Year of Publication: 1998.