Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10127
Author(s): Lindley, Carrie.
Title : Wundenlocc and "Hupseax": Gender Expression and Transgression in the Old English "Judith"
Source: Old English Newsletter , 33., 3 (Spring 2000): Paper presented at the Thirty-Fifth International Congress on Medieval Studies, The Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, May 4-7, 2000, Session 537: "Old English Poetry III."
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 4686
Author(s): Marchand, James W.
Title : Quoniam, Wife of Bath's Prologue D. 608 [The author cites several humorous uses of "quoniam" for vagina in Latin, French, Spanish, and Provençal texts].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 100., 1 ( 1999):  Pages 43 - 49.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 6726
Author(s): Stetkevych, Suzanne Pinckney.
Title : Sarah and the Hyena: Laughter, Menstruation and the Genesis of a Double Entendre [the author examines a passage fom the Qur'an along with relevant poems, all of which refer to menstruation; in the story of Sarah menstrutation is associated with fertility and freshness, while in the poetry menstruation is a sign of pollution with the menstruating hyena defiling the dead who have not been avenged].
Source: History of Religions (Full Text via JSTOR) 36, 1 (August 1996): 13-41. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 8720
Title : Anatomy of the Resisting Reader: Some Implications of Resistance to Sexual Wordplay in Medieval Literature [The author discusses the standard, unarticulated sexual politics in modern scholars' avoidance of and resistance to bawdy puns in medieval literature. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 4., 1 (Spring 1992):  Pages 7 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1992.

5. Record Number: 8867
Author(s): Pastré, Jean-Marc.
Title : Typologie et topologie de la séduction dans les "Fastnachtspiele" du quinzième siècle [The author examines the spaces in which men and women meet in the "Fastnachtspiel." Frequently the seduction of the young peasant woman takes place in a meadow or garden. Also agricultural work, including threshing grain and plowing, are used as double entendres for sexual encounters. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 19., ( 1992):  Pages 165 - 176.
Year of Publication: 1992.

6. Record Number: 10276
Author(s): Dane, Joseph A.
Title : Mulier Est Hominis Confusio: Note On Chaucer's "Nun's Priest's Tale" [The author argues that Chaucer may intentionally pun on the word "confusio" from the proverb "mulier est hominis confusio." Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Notes and Queries , 2 (June 1992):  Pages 276 - 278.
Year of Publication: 1992.