Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 43870
Author(s): Hawes, Janice,
Title : Manly Fantasy: Medieval and Modern Masculinities in Two Juvenile Versions of Beowulf
Source: Beowulf in Contemporary Culture.   Edited by David Clark .   Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2020.  Pages 67 - 89.
Year of Publication: 2020.

2. Record Number: 10982
Author(s): Ewan, Elizabeth.
Title : The Dangers of Manly Women: Late Medieval Perceptions of Female Heroism in Scotland's Second War of Independence [The author examines accounts of two noble women in Scottish histories. Lady Seton urged her husband to resist the English, even at the cost of her hostage son's life. Agnes, countess of Dunbar, held her castle and defied the English attackers repeatedly. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Woman and the Feminine in Medieval and Early Modern Scottish Writing.   Edited by Sarah M. Dunnigan, C. Marie Harker, and Evelyn S. Newlyn .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 3 - 18.
Year of Publication: 2004.

3. Record Number: 7343
Author(s): Smith, Karen.
Title : Snake-maiden Transformation Narratives in Hagiography and Folklore
Source: Fabula. Zeitschrift für Erzählforschung , 43., 40241 ( 2002):  Pages 251 - 263.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 6209
Title : The Medieval Hero Through a Modernist Painter's Eyes: David Jones and the Pictorial Re-presentation of Lancelot
Source: Seeing Gender: Perspectives on Medieval Gender and Sexuality. Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, King's College, London, January 4-6, 2002. .  2002.
Year of Publication: 2002.

5. Record Number: 10126
Author(s): Mullally, Erin.
Title : Repossessing Power: Gender in Old English Hagiography
Source: Old English Newsletter , 33., 3 (Spring 2000): Paper presented at the Thirty-Fifth International Congress on Medieval Studies, The Medieval Institute, Western Michigan University, May 4-7, 2000, Session 537: "Old English Poetry III."
Year of Publication: 2000.

6. Record Number: 2035
Author(s): Fee, Christopher.
Title : Judith and the Rhetoric of Heroism in Anglo-Saxon England [argues that the Anglo-Saxon "Judith" is restricted to a purely inspirational role in contrast to the Vulgate "Judith" who plans and executes a daring strategy; the author suggests that Anglo-Saxon culture equated active heroism only with masculine military might].
Source: English Studies , 78., 5 (September 1997):  Pages 401 - 406.
Year of Publication: 1997.

7. Record Number: 2416
Author(s): Townsend, David.
Title : Ironic Intertextuality and the Reader's Resistance to Heroic Masculinity in the "Waltharius" [suggests that monastic readers viewed Hildegund as a subversive character who undercut the warriors' bravado; comparisons are made with the "Aeneid's" Dido episode and slasher films].
Source: Becoming Male in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen and Bonnie Wheeler .   Garland Publishing, 1997. English Studies , 78., 5 (September 1997):  Pages 67 - 86.
Year of Publication: 1997.

8. Record Number: 2524
Author(s): Tarnowski, Andrea.
Title : Jehan et Blonde and the Exemplary Hero [argues that Jehan is represented as a hero, not only because of his feat of arms, but because of his skill with words as evidenced by his victory in a series of "gabs" or riddles with his rival in love, the Count of Gloucester].
Source: Comparative Literature Studies , 32., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 262 - 279.
Year of Publication: 1995.

9. Record Number: 5553
Author(s): Warner, Marina.
Title : Joan of Arc: A Gender Myth [The author examines two major issues: the question of witchcraft at Joan's trial and how her boyishness and cross dressing came in later centuries to be associated with female virtue].
Source: Joan of Arc: Reality and Myth.   Edited by Jan van Herwaarden Publikaties van de Faculteit der Historische en Kunstwetenschappen. Maatschappijgeschiedenis .   Verloren, 1994. Comparative Literature Studies , 32., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 96 - 117.
Year of Publication: 1994.

10. Record Number: 3556
Author(s): Kinney, Clare R.
Title : The (Dis) Embodied Hero and the Signs of Manhood in "Sir Gawain and the Green Knight"
Source: Medieval Masculinities: Regarding Men in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Clare A. Lees with the assistance of Thelma Fenster and Jo Ann McNamara Medieval Cultures, 7.   University of Minnesota Press, 1994. Comparative Literature Studies , 32., 2 ( 1995):  Pages 47 - 57.
Year of Publication: 1994.

11. Record Number: 1507
Author(s): Even, Yael.
Title : Andrea del Castagno's "Eve": Female Heroes as Anomalies in Italian Renaissance Art
Source: Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 14, 2 (Fall 1993/Winter 1994): 37-42. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1993-1994.

12. Record Number: 9486
Author(s): Lucas, Peter J.
Title : Judith and the Woman Hero [The author demonstrates that the Old English poem “Judith” uses the female Biblical hero to illustrate the theme of the power of faith. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Yearbook of English Studies , 22., ( 1992):  Pages 17 - 27.
Year of Publication: 1992.

13. Record Number: 12864
Author(s): Dane, Joseph A.
Title : The Prioress and Her Romanzen [The author demonstrates that the standard critical view of the Prioress as a romance heroine was invented by twentieth-century Chaucerians. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Chaucer Review , 24., 3 ( 1990):  Pages 219 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1990.