Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 10535
Author(s): Clanchy, Michael.
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Title : Images of Ladies with Prayer Books: What Do They Signify? [The author analyzes a few images including those of Eleanor of Aquitaine and Yolande of Soissons. He is interested particularly in the meaning of private prayer for these women and the influence that their devotion to Mary had on the use of psalters and books of hours. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The church and the book: papers read at the 2000 Summer Meeting and the 2001 Winter Meeting of the Ecclesiastical History Society.   Edited by R. N. Swanson Studies in Church History, 38.  2004.  Pages 106 - 122.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 4499
Author(s): Everhart, Deborah.
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Title : Anna Komnene, Learned Women, and the Book in Byzantine Art [The author examines the representation of women in art with books or scrolls and argues that it was probably influenced by the female members of the imperial family who valued and promoted learning].
Source: Anna Komnene and Her Times.   Edited by Thalia Gouma-Peterson .   Garland Publishing, 2000.  Pages 125 - 156.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 1591
Author(s): Armstead, Wendy.
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Title : Interpreting Images of Women with Books in Misericords [some represent piety, while others mock women's pretensions].
Source: Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence.   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H.M. Taylor .   British Library and University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 57 - 74.
Year of Publication: 1997.

4. Record Number: 1589
Author(s): Smith, Lesley.
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Title : Scriba, Femina: Medieval Depictions of Women Writing [appendix inventories the Western European manuscript illustrations that depict women writing].
Source: Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence.   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H.M. Taylor .   British Library and University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 21 - 44.
Year of Publication: 1997.

5. Record Number: 1592
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Title : Mirrors of a Collective Past: Re-considering Images of Medieval Women [looks at the visual evidence provided by manuscript illuminations and paintings for women readers and women workers including bath attendants and midwives].
Source: Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence.   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H.M. Taylor .   British Library and University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 75 - 93.
Year of Publication: 1997.

6. Record Number: 1601
Author(s): Penketh, Sandra.
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Title : Women and Books of Hours [discusses women's use and reading of books of hours ; suggests that many of the illustrations were intended to extol such virtues as obedience, humility, and purity ; and analyzes some female owner portraits].
Source: Women and the Book: Assessing the Visual Evidence.   Edited by Lesley Smith and Jane H.M. Taylor .   British Library and University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 266 - 281.
Year of Publication: 1997.

7. Record Number: 33957
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Title : Abbess Hitda gives a codex to St. Walburga
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