Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5336
Author(s): Brook, Leslie C.
Title : Rewards and Punishments in the "De Amore" and Kindred Texts [the author analyzes an allegory in which noble women, and to a lesser extent men, were punished or rewarded according to their service to love; the author argues that the original intention may have been to frighten or cajole women into surrendering themselves to suitors].
Source: Reading Medieval Studies , 25., ( 1999):  Pages 3 - 16.
Year of Publication: 1999.