Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10982
Author(s): Ewan, Elizabeth.
Title : The Dangers of Manly Women: Late Medieval Perceptions of Female Heroism in Scotland's Second War of Independence [The author examines accounts of two noble women in Scottish histories. Lady Seton urged her husband to resist the English, even at the cost of her hostage son's life. Agnes, countess of Dunbar, held her castle and defied the English attackers repeatedly. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Woman and the Feminine in Medieval and Early Modern Scottish Writing.   Edited by Sarah M. Dunnigan, C. Marie Harker, and Evelyn S. Newlyn .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 3 - 18.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 7816
Author(s): Johns, Susan M.
Title : Poetry and Prayer: Women and Politics of Spiritual Relationships in the Early Twelfth Century
Source: European Review of History , 8., 1 ( 2001):  Pages 7 - 22.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 4468
Author(s): Saunders, Corinne.
Title : A Matter of Consent: Middle English Romance and the Law of "Raptus"
Source: Medieval Women and the Law.   Edited by Noël James Menuge .   Boydell Press, 2000. European Review of History , 8., 1 ( 2001):  Pages 105 - 124.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 4330
Author(s): Cooper, Kate
Title : The Martyr, the "matrona," and the Bishop: the Matron Lucina and the Politics of Martyr Cult in Fifth- and Sixth- Century Rome
Source: Early Medieval Europe , 8., 3 ( 1999):  Pages 297 - 317.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 1778
Author(s): Gwara, Joseph J.
Title : A New Epithalamial Allegory by Juan de Flores: "La coronacíon de la Señora Gracisla" (1475) [argues that the text was written by Juan de Flores and staged as a puppet show for children, since it celebrated the betrothal of Leonor de Acuña (aged 6 to 10 years) and Pedro Alvarez Osorio (aged around 13 years)].
Source: Revista de Estudios Hispánicos , 30., 2 (Mayo 1996):  Pages 227 - 257.
Year of Publication: 1996.

6. Record Number: 1702
Author(s): Cropp, Glynnis M.
Title : Les personnages féminins tirés de l'histoire de la France dans le "Livre de la Cité des Dames" [brief discussions of the twenty-one French queens, countesses, and duchesses in the text].
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Revista de Estudios Hispánicos , 30., 2 (Mayo 1996):  Pages 195 - 208.
Year of Publication: 1995.

7. Record Number: 1490
Author(s): Knickerbocker, Dale F.
Title : The Legend of the "Siete Infantes de Lara" and the Problem of "Antifeminismo" [the figures of Lambra and Sancha oppose evil with good; Lambra transgresses the social order with her sexual aggressiveness and usurpation of authority while Sancha supports the patriarchal order as a faithful wife and self-sacrificing mother who only assumes control in the absence of men].
Source: Corónica , 23., 1 (Fall 1994):  Pages 12 - 22.
Year of Publication: 1994.

8. Record Number: 2579
Author(s): Donnelly, Colleen.
Title : Without Wordes: The Medieval Lady Dreams in "The Assembly of Ladies" [argues that the author of the "Assembly" was a woman and that she intended to show women's powerlessness in the public sector by writing a dream vision in which the female characters present complaints against their lovers].
Source: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association , 15., ( 1994):  Pages 35 - 55.
Year of Publication: 1994.

9. Record Number: 1772
Author(s): Jewers, Caroline A.
Title : Loading the Canon : For and Against Feminist Readings of the Trobairitz
Source: Romance Quarterly , 41., 3 (Summer 1994):  Pages 134 - 147.
Year of Publication: 1994.

10. Record Number: 11210
Author(s): Matlock, Wendy A.
Title : Marginality as Woman’s Freedom: The Case of Floripe [In Jean Bagnyon’s 1478 prose rendition of “Fierabras” (a twelfth-century poem), Floripe (the sister of Fierabras) is a rare example of a woman who lives an active life. Floripe’s magical, near-divine otherness as a Saracen princess allows her extraordinary scope of action in both the public and domestic spheres. As an outsider to Christian society, she is able to act freely, and even after her marriage to a Christian nobleman she remains in a powerful space between two societies. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of the Rocky Mountain Medieval and Renaissance Association , 12., ( 1991):  Pages 41 - 59.
Year of Publication: 1991.

11. Record Number: 11208
Title : Branwen, "Beowulf," and the Tragic Peaceweaver Tale.
Source: Viator , 22., ( 1991):  Pages 1 - 13.
Year of Publication: 1991.