Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 42636
Author(s): Elmeligi, Wessam
Title : The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia
Source: The Poetry of Arab Women from the Pre-Islamic Age to Andalusia. Wessam Elmeligi .   Routledge, 2019.  Pages 1 - 154. See the table of contents on the Routledge website.
Year of Publication: 2019.

2. Record Number: 28447
Author(s): Simms, Katharine.
Title : Bardic Poems of Consolation to Bereaved Irish Ladies
Source: Medieval Italy, Medieval and Early Modern Women: Essays in Honour of Christine Meek.   Edited by Conor Kostick .   Four Courts Press, 2010.  Pages 220 - 230.
Year of Publication: 2010.

3. Record Number: 4843
Author(s): Al-Sajdi, Dana.
Title : Trespassing the Male Domain: The "Qasidah" of Layla Al-Akhyaliyyah ["Here, she trespasses in the male domain by composing her poetry in a historically and experientially male form, but retains her female poetic voice by manipulating the form in such a way as to empty it of the male experience and re-inscribe it with her own poetic voice." Page 143; the Appendix presents the poem in Arabic].
Source: Journal of Arabic Literature , 31., 2 ( 2000):  Pages 121 - 143.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 4580
Author(s): Millay, S. Lea.
Title : The Voice of the Court Woman Poet [The author compares the poetry of Izumi Shikibu with that of the countess de Dia, finding in both the voice of the passionate woman].
Source: Crossing the Bridge: Comparative Essays on Medieval European and Heian Japanese Women Writers.   Edited by Barbara Stevenson and Cynthia Ho .   Palgrave, 2000. Journal of Arabic Literature , 31., 2 ( 2000):  Pages 91 - 116.
Year of Publication: 2000.

5. Record Number: 4904
Author(s): Solterer, Helen.
Title : Fiction Versus Defamation: The Quarrel over the "Romance of the Rose"
Source: Medieval History Journal , 2., 1 (January-June 1999):  Pages 111 - 141.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 3992
Title : Poet: "Where the Living Majesty Utters Mysteries"
Source: Voice of the Living Light: Hildegard of Bingen and Her World.   Edited by Barbara Newman .   University of California Press, 1998. Medieval History Journal , 2., 1 (January-June 1999):  Pages 176 - 192.
Year of Publication: 1998.

7. Record Number: 3613
Author(s): Jewers, Caroline.
Title : Reading and Righting: Issues of Value and Gender in Early Women Poets
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 10., 1 (Spring 1998):  Pages 97 - 121.
Year of Publication: 1998.

8. Record Number: 1872
Author(s): Montgomery, James E.
Title : Alqama Al-Fahl's Contest with Imru Al-Qays: What Happens When a Poet is Umpired by His Wife?
Source: Arabica , 44., 1 (janvier 1997):  Pages 144 - 149.
Year of Publication: 1997.

9. Record Number: 1914
Author(s): O'Connor, Eugene.
Title : Panormita's Reply to His Critics: The "Hermaphroditus" and the Literary Defense
Source: Renaissance Quarterly (Full Text via JSTOR) 50, 4 (Winter 1997): 985-1010. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1997.

10. Record Number: 2266
Author(s): Cartwright, Jane.
Title : The Desire to Corrupt: Convent and Community in Medieval Wales [discusses the number of nunneries in Wales, their population, and economic condition; also considers Welsh social and cutltural attitudes toward women's sexuality and religious devotion as reflected by the Cywyddwyr poets, a group that wrote under aristocratic patronage in the fourteenth century].
Source: Medieval Women in Their Communities.   Edited by Diane Watt .   University of Toronto Press, 1997. Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 10., 1 (Spring 1998):  Pages 20 - 48.
Year of Publication: 1997.

11. Record Number: 907
Author(s): Martines, Lauro.
Title : Amour et histoire dans la poésie de la Renaissance italienne [love poetry was influenced by many factors including religious beliefs, local tensions, ambition, patronage, social class, and misogyny].
Source: Annales : Histoire, Sciences Sociales , 51., 3 (mai-juin 1996):  Pages 575 - 603.
Year of Publication: 1996.

12. Record Number: 1574
Author(s): Finlay, Alison.
Title : Skalds, Troubadours, and Sagas [study of sagas and skaldic poetry with regard to the connections and similarities with troubadour poetry, "vidas," and "razos"].
Source: Saga Book , 24., 40212 ( 1995):  Pages 105 - 153.
Year of Publication: 1995.

13. Record Number: 1443
Author(s): Norris, Kathleen.
Title : What I Do Not See I Do Not Know -- Hildegard and the Poetic Way of Knowing [includes comparisons with such modern poets as Emily Dickinson].
Source: American Benedictine Review , 46., 2 (June 1995):  Pages 183 - 193.
Year of Publication: 1995.

14. Record Number: 7419
Title : Isabel González of the Cancionero de Baena and Other Lost Voices [The author suggests that we might attribute the lack of identifiable women writers of Castilian poetry to a culturally mandated desire for female anonymity. She further suggests that these women may have made a greater contribution to medieval Spanish literary culture than scholars have previously allowed, but we may never be able to concretely identify their voices. Three poems refer to Isabel González as a gifted poet and formidable wit. None of her poems survive though the rubrics of other poems identify her as the mistress of Juan Alfonso de Guzmán, the count of Niebla. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Corónica , 21., 1 (Fall 1992):  Pages 59 - 82.
Year of Publication: 1992.

15. Record Number: 9127
Author(s): Besamusca, Bart.
Title : Gauvain as Lover in the Middle Dutch Verse Romance "Walewein" [Gauvain is presented in the Dutch romance as an ideal knight and lover. The negative qualities traditionally associated with him are missing. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Arthurian Yearbook , 2., ( 1992):  Pages 3 - 12.
Year of Publication: 1992.

16. Record Number: 8663
Author(s): Fulton, Helen.
Title : Medieval Welsh Poems to Nuns [Among the poems of the "cywyddwyr" (medieval Welsh poets) is a sub-genre of erotic poems addressed to nuns; the speaker presents himself as a suitor while the nun takes the position of the disdainful courtly maiden. Although irreverent, these poems are not satirical and serve as genuine love songs. The five poems the author examines in this article are attributed to the fourteenth-century poet Dafydd Ap Gwilym, but the language and style of all but one of them point to a fifteenth-century composition date. The appendix transcribes these five poems in Welsh with English translations. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies , 21., (Summer 1991):  Pages 87 - 112.
Year of Publication: 1991.

17. Record Number: 8664
Author(s): Johnston, D. R.
Title : The Erotic Poetry of the "Cywyddwyr" The author examines sexually explicit poems written by medieval Welsh poets. Some poets borrow heavily from Continental sources (such as Jean de Meun’s "Roman de la Rose" and the French pastorelle genre), but others employ distinctively Welsh literary genres (like the "llatai," a poem that features a male speaker who sends a messenger to seek the female’s favor, or the "cywydd gofyn," a poem that requests a gift). While some of the poems fulfill male desires by presenting women as sexually voracious or by suggesting that mutual enjoyment of sexual intercourse legitimates male acts of rape or violence, other poems explore what happens when the male’s desires are thwarted. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies , 21., (Winter 1991):  Pages 63 - 94.
Year of Publication: 1991.

18. Record Number: 12730
Author(s): Breeze, Andrew.
Title : The Blessed Virgin's Joys and Sorrows [Based upon a comparison with analogous material in English, Latin, and Anglo-Norman texts, the author establishes the dating and attribution of three religious poems (two in Welsh and one in Irish) that concern the Virgin's joys and sorrows. Although the manuscripts attribute the three poems to three thirteenth century poets, the textual evidence indicates that they were actually written by three entirely different poets in the fourteenth century. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Cambridge Medieval Celtic Studies , 19., (Summer 1990):  Pages 41 - 54.
Year of Publication: 1990.