Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4542
Author(s): Barolini, Teodolinda.
Title : Dante and Francesca da Rimini: Realpolitik, Romance, Gender [The author explores the minimal historical evidence for Francesca da Polenta, wife of Gianciotto Malatesta and lover of his brother, Paolo; in contrast Dante memorializes Francesca with a striking, psychological portrait].
Source: Speculum , 75., 1 (January 2000):  Pages 1 - 28.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 6391
Author(s): Derla, Luigi.
Title : Francesca, una Beatrice incompiuta (INF V 73-143) [Dante's Francesca da Rimini is an example of heroic love; the poet found precedents in Ovid's "Heroides" and Virgil's portrait of Dido; Francesca and Paolo fit the stereotype of courtly lovers, but Dante's opinion of their surrender to passion is negative, because they separated themselves from God; Francesca, the earthly woman, is contrasted with Beatrice, the heavenly one, with Francesca being an incomplete version of the other].
Source: Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 5 - 20.
Year of Publication: 1997.

3. Record Number: 1739
Author(s): Hoffman, Donald L.
Title : Radix amoris: The "Tavola Ritonda" and Its Response to Dante's Paolo and Francesca
Source: Tristan and Isolde: A Casebook.   Edited by Joan Tasker Grimbert .   Garland Publishing, 1995. Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 207 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1995.

4. Record Number: 368
Title : Francesca da Rimini and Dante's Women Readers
Source: Women, the Book and the Worldly: Selected Proceedings of the St. Hilda's Conference, 1993. Volume 2. [Volume 1: Women, the Book, and the Godly].   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H. M. Taylor .   D.S.Brewer, 1995. Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 71 - 83.
Year of Publication: 1995.

5. Record Number: 10286
Author(s): Biow, Douglas.
Title : Pier Della Vigna, Dido, and the Discourse of Virgilian Tragedy in the "Commedia" [The author argues that the Pier della Vigna episode in Dante's Inferno evokes the tragedy of Dido. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Stanford Italian Review , 11., 40180 ( 1992):  Pages 155 - 170.
Year of Publication: 1992.

6. Record Number: 11047
Author(s): Pequigney, Joseph.
Title : Sodomy in Dante's "Inferno" and "Purgatorio" [The author analyzes the "Inferno" and "Purgatorio" to show that Dante's treatment of homosexuality was remarkably tolerant for its time, and that it may even have allowed a salvific function for homoerotic love. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Representations (Full Text via JSTOR) 36 (Autumn 1991): 22-42. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1991.