Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 8493
Author(s): Cárdenas-Rotunno, Anthony J.
Title : Rojas's Celestina and Claudina: In Search of a Witch [The author argues that Rojas never presents either Celestina or her teacher Claudina as witches. While Claudina was accused once as a witch, in the "Celestina" they use magic but have not renounced Christianity nor made pacts with the devil. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Hispanic Review , 69., 3 (Summer 2001):  Pages 277 - 297.
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 5546
Author(s): Hook, David.
Title : Areúsa and the Neighbors [The author briefly surveys historical evidence for prostitution that relates to incidents in the "Celestina"].
Source: Celestinesca , 23., 40180 ( 1999):  Pages 17 - 20.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 5548
Title : Mourning and Magic Words in the "Tragicomedia" [The speaker concentrates on laments in the female voice from the characters Elicia, Areúsa, and Melibea].
Source: Celestinesca , 23., 40180 ( 1999):  Pages 156 - 157.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 5547
Author(s): Lacarra Lanz, Eukene.
Title : Los discursos de vituperio y alabanza de la mujer en la "Tragicomedia de Calisto y Melibea"
Source: Celestinesca , 23., 40180 ( 1999):  Pages 154 - 155.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 5549
Author(s): Beresford, Andrew.
Title : Saints and Sanctity in "Celestina" [The speaker argues that the character Sempronio's allusion to Bernard in his misogynist diatribe is not referring to Bernard of Clairvaux but to Bernard of Cabrera, a fifteenth-century Spanish nobleman who lost favor with the King and was publicly humiliated by his lover].
Source: Celestinesca , 23., 40180 ( 1999):  Pages 158 - 159.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 3635
Author(s): Rouhi, Leyla.
Title : Y Otros Treynta Officios: The Definition of a Medieval Women's Work in "Celestina" [the author argues that Celestina is described by others as having several occupations or as having an occupation too difficult to describe; the author suggests that this condition characterizes women's work in general in which many of them had multi-professional activities].
Source: Celestinesca , 22., 2 (Otoño 1998):  Pages 21 - 31.
Year of Publication: 1998.

7. Record Number: 5997
Author(s): Corfis, Ivy A.
Title : Celestina and the Conflict of Ovidian and Courtly Love [The author argues that Fernando de Rojas calls on Ovid and Andreas Capellanus in order to mock their codes of love which no longer work and cause damage to society].
Source: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies (University of Glasgow) , 73., 4 (October 1996):  Pages 395 - 417.
Year of Publication: 1996.

8. Record Number: 584
Author(s): Irvine, Martin.
Title : Complicitous Laughter: Hilarity and Seduction in "Celestina"
Source: Hispanic Review (Full Text via JSTOR) 63, 1 (Winter 1995): 19-38. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 1530
Author(s): Scheelar, Margo Husby.
Title : El Auto IX y la Destronizacion de Melibea [The author uses Bakhtin's theory of the carnivalesque to examine the descriptions of Melibea in Act Nine].
Source: Celestinesca , 19., 40180 ( 1995):  Pages 57 - 69.
Year of Publication: 1995.

10. Record Number: 418
Author(s): Brocato, LInde M. ;
Title : Leading a Whore to Father: Confronting "Celestina" [critique of P.E. Russell's edition of "Celestina;" the text is compared throughout to Eliza Doolittle].
Source: Corónica , 24., 1 (Fall 1995):  Pages 42 - 59.
Year of Publication: 1995.

11. Record Number: 4161
Author(s): Burrus, Victoria A.
Title : Melibea's Suicide: The Price of Self-Delusion
Source: Journal of Hispanic Philology , 19., 1- 3 ( 1994- 1995):  Pages 57 - 88.
Year of Publication: 1994- 1995.

12. Record Number: 1748
Author(s): Hathaway, Robert L.
Title : Fernando de Rojas' Pessimism: The Four Stages of Life for Women at the Margin [Lucrecia, Areúsa, Elicia, and Celestina].
Source: Celestinesca , 18., 2 (Otoño 1994):  Pages 53 - 73.
Year of Publication: 1994.

13. Record Number: 3464
Author(s): Valbuena, Olga Lucia.
Title : Sorceresses, Love Magic, and the Inquisition of Linguistic Sorcery in "Celestina"
Source: PMLA: Publications of the Modern Language Association of America (Full Text via JSTOR) 109, 2 (March 1994): 207-224. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1994.

14. Record Number: 9066
Author(s): Seidenspinner-Nunez, Dayle.
Title : The Poetics of (Non)Conversion: The "Vida de Santa Maria Egipciaca" and "La Celestina" [The author reads Fernando de Rojas' story of Celestina, an aged ex-prostitute, against the conventions of hagiographic romance. The author argues that female prostitute-saints were popular in medieval Spain, and the cult of Saint Mary of Egypt was particularly strong. Although there is no direct connection between the "Vida de Santa Maria Egipciaca" (a poem about Saint Mary of Egypt) and "La Celestina," the author argues that Rojas intentionally subverts the literary conventions used in other texts about prosititute-saints. In contrast to what medieval readers might expect, Celestina never undergoes a religious conversion. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medievalia et Humanistica , 18., ( 1992):  Pages 95 - 128.
Year of Publication: 1992.

15. Record Number: 10971
Author(s): Castells, Ricardo.
Title : Calisto and the Imputed Parody of Courtly Love in "Celestina" [The author argues that the figure of Calisto functions as a caricature of the typical medieval courtly lover. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Hispanic Philology , 15., ( 1991):  Pages 209 - 220.
Year of Publication: 1991.

16. Record Number: 11673
Title : Laws of the Head of Household in "Celestina" [The author uses a mid-sixteenth century commentary on the "Celestina" which is concerned in large part with legal issues. Corfis explores the laws governing heads of household in regard to adoption. Celestina convinces Pármeno to help her by saying she would adopt him as her son if she could. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Romance Languages Annual , 3., ( 1991):  Pages 397 - 401.
Year of Publication: 1991.

17. Record Number: 12733
Author(s): Grieve, Patricia E.
Title : Mothers and Daughters in Fifteenth-century Spanish Sentimental Romances: Implications for "Celestina" [Towards the end of the fifteenth century, it became less common for Spanish authors of sentimental romances to present favorable representations of active mother figures. Although it is not a sentimental romance, “Celestina” by Fernando de Rojas was influenced by the genre and can be seen as the culmination of this literary trend. In this text, the active mother figure is a bawd and the biological mother barely appears. These texts perpetuate the misogynist trope that depicts women who act upon sheer emotion or will as the agents of sexual violence; men, on the other hand, base their actions upon reason. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Bulletin of Hispanic Studies , 67., 4 (October 1990):  Pages 345 - 355.
Year of Publication: 1990.