Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3782
Title : The "Povre Widwe" in the "Nun's Priest's Tale" and Boccaccio's "Decameron" [the poor widow's spare, modest, and healthy way of life is contrasted with the corrupt clergy].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 99., 3 ( 1998):  Pages 269 - 273.
Year of Publication: 1998.

2. Record Number: 2464
Author(s): Warner, Lawrence.
Title : Woman is Man's Babylon: Chaucer's "Nembrot" and the Tyranny of Enclosure in the "Nun's Priest's Tale" [gendered analysis of "wandering" (sexual, narrative, and linguistic) discusses several themes including woman as tyrant, transgressive sexuality, and the dangerous influence of Biblical translations on women].
Source: Chaucer Review , 32., 1 ( 1997):  Pages 82 - 107.
Year of Publication: 1997.

3. 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.