Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10786
Author(s): Barefield, Laura.
Title : Lineage and Women's Patronage: Mary of Woodstock and Nicholas Trevet's "Les Cronicles" [The author explores Mary of Woodstock's impact as patron of a history that regularly took account of women in its listings of lineage. In this way, the author argues, aristocratic women displayed their power and preserved a record for their female descendants. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 33., (Spring 2002):  Pages 21 - 30.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 4493
Author(s): Laiou, Angeliki.
Title : Introduction: Why Anna Komnene? [The author explores the reasons why Anna Komnena commands our attention].
Source: Anna Komnene and Her Times.   Edited by Thalia Gouma-Peterson .   Garland Publishing, 2000. Medieval Feminist Forum , 33., (Spring 2002):  Pages 1 - 14.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 3675
Author(s): Ferrante, Joan M.
Title : Women's Role in Latin Letters from the Fourth to the Early Twelfth Century [The author examines three classes of Latin literature; religious tracts, lyric poetry, and histories and biographies; the author argues that the literary works represented a collaborative effort between the writer and the female patron].
Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.   Edited by June Hall McCash .   University of Georgia Press, 1996. Medieval Feminist Forum , 33., (Spring 2002):  Pages 73 - 104.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 10370
Author(s): Stecopoulos, Eleni and Karl D. Uitti
Title : Christine de Pizan’s “Le Livre de la Cite des Dames”: The Reconstruction of Myth [The author examines Christine’s response to a misogynist literary tradition through her treatment of myth and history. Christine derives mythological material from Boccaccio and largely recasts female mythological figures (like goddesses) as historical figures, in contrast to the more common trend of mythologizing history (treating historical figures as mythological). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno .   University of Georgia Press, 1992. Medieval Feminist Forum , 33., (Spring 2002):  Pages 48 - 62.
Year of Publication: 1992.