Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8522
Author(s): Vroom, Theresia de.
Title : In the Context of "Rough Music": The Representation of Unequal Couples in Some Medieval Plays [The author discusses the custom of "charivari" in which the community shamed and mocked inappropriate couples (including age disparity, adultery, and such violations of gender norms as shrewish wives and henpecked husbands). Vroom offers some examples fr
Source: European Medieval Drama , 2., ( 1998):  Pages 237 - 260.
Year of Publication: 1998.