Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11023
Author(s): Crachiolo, Beth.
Title : Seeing the Gendering of Violence: Female and Male Martyrs in the "South English Legendary" [The author argues that while male martyrs have a variety of roles to play in the church, women martyrs simply react to those around them, ranging from cruel suitors to unfeeling torturers. Crachiolo suggests that the audience saw the female body as an object of entertainment though the hagiographer intended the descriptions of torture as a denial of the material world in the favor of Christian spirituality. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: A Great Effusion of Blood? Interpreting Medieval Violence.   Edited by Mark D. Meyerson, Daniel Thiery, and Oren Falk .   University of Toronto Press, 2004.  Pages 147 - 163.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 4190
Author(s): Thompson, Anne B.
Title : Shaping a Saint's Life: Frideswide of Oxford [The author argues that the Middle English "Life" emphasizes Frideswide's agency and subjectivity; also the Latin and Middle English texts differ in their narrative approaches and treatment of space and time].
Source: Medium Aevum , 63., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 34 - 52.
Year of Publication: 1994.

3. Record Number: 12865
Author(s): Furrow, Melissa M.
Title : The Man of Law's St. Custance: Sex and the Saeculum [The author argues that the Man of Law's Tale must be read against the backdrop of other lives of holy women in order to show how Chaucer uses familiar material. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Chaucer Review , 24., 3 ( 1990):  Pages 223 - 235.
Year of Publication: 1990.