Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10857
Author(s): Salih, Sarah.
Title : The Medieval Looks Back: A Response to "Troubled Vision" [Salih provides a brief case study of manuscript illuminations of monsters from a copy of "Mandeville's Travels." She argues that the hyper-masculinity of the naked giants defines them as other, bereft of culture and social order. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.   Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 223 - 231.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 12678
Author(s): Westrem, Scott D.
Title : Medieval Western European Views of Sexuality Reflected in the Narratives of Travelers to the Orient [The author briefly surveys four influential travel accounts written in the span of a century. Westrem cites discussion of fornication, adultery, polygamy, and incest. The authors, even the two churchmen, are surprisingly moderate in their attitudes toward these sexual crimes, although they indicate the increasingly serious nature of the offenses. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Homo Carnalis: The Carnal Aspect of Medieval Human Life.   Edited by Helen Rodite Lemay Acta .   Center for Medieval and Early Renaissance Studies, State University of New York at Binghamton, 1990.  Pages 141 - 156. Papers presented at a conference held at the State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1987
Year of Publication: 1990.