Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4633
Title : Historicizing Canonicity: Tradition and the Invisible Talent of Mechthild von Magdeburg
Source: Women in German Yearbook , 15., ( 2000):  Pages 49 - 72.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 10370
Author(s): Stecopoulos, Eleni and Karl D. Uitti
Title : Christine de Pizan’s “Le Livre de la Cite des Dames”: The Reconstruction of Myth [The author examines Christine’s response to a misogynist literary tradition through her treatment of myth and history. Christine derives mythological material from Boccaccio and largely recasts female mythological figures (like goddesses) as historical figures, in contrast to the more common trend of mythologizing history (treating historical figures as mythological). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Reinterpreting Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Earl Jeffrey Richards, Joan Williamson, Nadia Margolis, and Christine Reno .   University of Georgia Press, 1992. Women in German Yearbook , 15., ( 2000):  Pages 48 - 62.
Year of Publication: 1992.

3. Record Number: 10687
Author(s): Bowers, John M.
Title : The House of Chaucer & Son: The Business of Lancastrian Canon-Formation [The author argues that Thomas Chaucer, son of the poet Geoffrey Chaucer, maintained the lease on his father’s tenement in Westminster Abbey in order to maintain control over the poet’s manuscripts. Here, exemplars for the authoritative Chaucer manuscripts were assembled for copying by professional scribes. By overseeing the transmission of his father’s texts, Thomas wished to maintain political connections to the Lancastrians (the ruling dynasty) and to establish Chaucer’s place in the canon as the “father” of English poetry. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 6., ( 1991):  Pages 135 - 143.
Year of Publication: 1991.