Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 13678
Author(s): Sims, Richard F.
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Title : Secondary Offenders? English Women and Crime, c. 1220-1348 [The author analyzes records from the south and southwest of England. Women committed fewer crimes than men. They were less aggressive, Sims argues, not because there was a public repugnance for violent women, but because the crimes they preferred, such as larceny and burglary, were best committed quickly and quietly. The author also briefly addresses infanticide and insanity. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studies on Medieval and Early Modern Women 4: Victims or Viragos?   Edited by Christine Meek and Catherine Lawless .   Four Courts Press, 2005.  Pages 69 - 88.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 14696
Author(s): Lee, Becky R.
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Title : The Medieval Hysteric and Psychedelic Psychologist: A Revaluation of the Mysticism of Margery Kempe in the Light of the Transpersonal Psychology of Stanislav Grof
Source: Studia Mystica , 23., ( 2002):  Pages 102 - 126.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 5466
Author(s): Lawes, Richard.
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Title : Psychological Disorder and the Autobiographical Impulse in Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, and Thomas Hoccleve [the author argues that cases of psychological crises, such as Kempe's post-natal psychosis and temporal lobe disease, Julian's physical illness that brought on hallucinations, and Hoccleve's bi-polar condition, all may have served as a stimulus to autobiographical writings].
Source: Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England.   Edited by Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead .   University of Toronto Press, 2000. Studia Mystica , 23., ( 2002):  Pages 217 - 243.
Year of Publication: 2000.

4. Record Number: 4374
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Title : Devout Women and Demoniacs in the World of Thomas of Cantimpré
Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Liège and Their Impact.   Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.   Brepols, 1999. Studia Mystica , 23., ( 2002):  Pages 35 - 60.
Year of Publication: 1999.

5. Record Number: 4308
Author(s): Lawes, Richard.
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Title : The Madness of Margery Kempe [The author suggests that Kempe suffered from temporal lobe epilepsy].
Source: The Medieval Mystical Tradition England, Ireland, and Wales. Exeter Symposium VI. Papers read at Charney Manor, July 1999.   Edited by Marion Glasscoe .   D. S. Brewer, 1999. Studia Mystica , 23., ( 2002):  Pages 147 - 167.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 2954
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Title : Possessed by the Spirit: Devout Women, Demoniacs, and the Apostolic Life in the Thirteenth Century [the author analyzes exempla and the lives of "mulieres sanctae" for instances of demoniac possession including preaching demons and a demoniac saint, Christina Mirabilis].
Source: Speculum , 73., 3 (July 1998):  Pages 733 - 770.
Year of Publication: 1998.

7. Record Number: 2639
Author(s): Harper, Stephen.
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Title : So Euyl to Rewlyn: Madness and Authority in "The Book of Margery Kempe" [analyzes Margery's description of her own postpartum psychosis as well as the mad woman whom Margery cures in Chapter 75; in the latter case Margery views the madness positively as a source of increased spiritual insight and by healing this holy woman Margery demonstrates her own sanctity].
Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen , 98., 1 ( 1997):  Pages 53 - 61.
Year of Publication: 1997.

8. Record Number: 944
Author(s): Gibbons, Rachel.
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Title : Isabeau of Bavaria, Queen of France (1385-1422): The Creation of an Historical Villainess. The Alexandria Prize Essay [with her husband insane, Isabeau signed a treaty in 1420 with the English and, thus, lost the throne for her son. Contemporaries criticized her for greed and disloyalty, but later historians added the charge of adultery with her brother-in-law, Louis of Orleans.]
Source: Transactions of the Royal Historical Society. Sixth Series , 6., ( 1996):  Pages 51 - 73.
Year of Publication: 1996.

9. Record Number: 291
Author(s): Gaffney, Phyllis.
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Title : Iseut La (Dumb) Blonde: The Portrayal of the Queen in the "Folies Tristan"
Source: Romania , 113., 40241 ( 1992):  Pages 401 - 420.
Year of Publication: 1992.

10. Record Number: 34254
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Title : Mad Matilda of Cologne
Source: Romania , 113., 40241 ( 1992):
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