Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 2483
Author(s): Donovan, Josephine.
Title : Women and the Framed-Novelle: A Tradition of Their Own [argues that women used the prose fiction form to counter such misogynist ideas as women as commodities of exchange and thereby developed a feminist consciousness, an awareness of the unjust subordination of women; though primarily devoted to women authors in the early modern period, the author briefly discusses the "Livre de la cité des dames" and the "Evangiles des quenouilles"].
Source: Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (Full Text via JSTOR) 22, 4 (Summer 1997): 947-980. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

2. Record Number: 7393
Author(s): Weisberg, David.
Title : Telling Stories About Constance: Framing and Narrative Strategy in the "Canterbury Tales" [The author suggests we read the "Canterbury Tales" in terms of its "discourse on the frame" to better understand Chaucer's narrative organization, and uses the "Man of Law's Tale" to show how such a reading reveals nuances in character voice. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Chaucer Review , 27., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 45 - 64.
Year of Publication: 1992.

3. Record Number: 11674
Author(s): Attar, Samar and Gerhard Fischer
Title : Promiscuity, Emancipation, Submission: The Civilizing Process and the Establishment of a Female Role Model in the Frame-Story of "1001 Nights"
Source: Arab Studies Quarterly , 13., 40241 (Summer/Fall 1991):  Pages 1 - 18.
Year of Publication: 1991.