Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 6034
Author(s): Coletti, Theresa.
Title : Paupertas est donum Dei: Hagiography, Lay Religion, and the Economics of Salvation in the Digby "Mary Magdalene" [the author argues that the Digby playwright uses Mary Magdalene to bring into relief questions of salvation for those with landed wealth and in commerce; Mary Magdalene's emphasis on poverty and charity does not question the social order but gives merchants and the gentry opportunities for spiritual benefit by donating to the poor and by striving to be themselves poor in spirit].
Source: Speculum , 76., 2 (April 2001):  Pages 337 - 378.
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 5014
Author(s): Finke, Laurie A. and Martin B. Shichtman
Title : Magical Mistress Tour: Patronage, Intellectual Property, and the Dissemination of Wealth in the "Lais" of Marie de France
Source: Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society (Full Text via JSTOR) 25, 2 (Winter 2000): 479-503. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 3109
Author(s): Warren, Nancy Bradley.
Title : Pregnancy and Productivity: The Imagery of Female Monasticism Within and Beyond the Cloister Walls [drawing on the exemplum of the Pregnant Abbess and the didactic work, "Book to a Mother, " the author argues that they strive to control women's productivity and regulate women's use of property; the Brigittine Order provides a counter example which encourages women's productivity, values women's work, and legitimates women's rights to control material resources]
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 28., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 531 - 552.
Year of Publication: 1998.

4. Record Number: 1628
Author(s): Karras, Ruth Mazo.
Title : Sex, Money, and Prostitution in Medieval English Culture [both secular and religious literature provide examples of female lust connected with greed, particularly in the case of prostitutes].
Source: Desire and Discipline: Sex and Sexuality in the Premodern West.   Edited by Jacqueline Murray and Konrad Eisenbichler .   University of Toronto Press, 1996. Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 28., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 201 - 216.
Year of Publication: 1996.

5. Record Number: 3416
Title : Aucassin et Nicolette: the Economics of Desire
Source: Neophilologus , 79., ( 1995):  Pages 197 - 206.
Year of Publication: 1995.

6. Record Number: 1949
Author(s): Manzanas Calvo, Ana Maria.
Title : The Economics of Salvation in "The Book of Margery Kempe" and "The Pardoner's Prologue": The Vision of Purgatory
Source: Papers from the VII International Conference of the Spanish Society for Medieval English Language & Literature. .  1994. Neophilologus , 79., ( 1995):  Pages 175 - 185.
Year of Publication: 1994.

7. Record Number: 1818
Author(s): Matthews, David.
Title : Reading the Woman Reading : Culture and Commodity in Chrétien's "Pesme Aventure" Episode [argues that the episode disguises the commodification of the daughter at "Pesme Aventure" by the very romance conventions that she highlights in her reading ; the author also argues against a "realistic" reading of the silkworkers' situation].
Source: Forum for Modern Language Studies , 30., 2 ( 1994):  Pages 113 - 123.
Year of Publication: 1994.

8. Record Number: 8505
Author(s): Grieve, Patricia E.
Title : Vida de Santa María Egipciaca: Economic Discourse and the Hagiographic Pattern
Source: Corónica , 19., 1 (Fall 1990):  Pages 185 - 187.
Year of Publication: 1990.