Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5960
Author(s): Kienzle, Beverly Mayne and Nancy Nienhuis
Title : Battered Women and the Construction of Sanctity [the authors explore written accounts of the lives of Monica, the mother of Augustine, Godelieve of Gistel, whose husband had her murdered, Dorothy of Montau, and Catherine of Genoa, all of whom suffered psychological and physical abuse at the hands of their husbands; they demonstrate a "complex theological internplay between holiness, patience, and suffering in the eyes of these women's hagiographers" (p. 59)].
Source: Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion , 17., 1 (Spring 2001):  Pages 33 - 61.
Year of Publication: 2001.

2. Record Number: 11823
Author(s): Lucas, Angela M. and Peter J. Lucas
Title : The Presentation of Marriage and Love in Chaucer's "Franklin's Tale" [Chaucer's depiction of the husband and wife this poem conveys the intimacy of a marital relationship in which the spouses are mutually bound to one another through love (rather than obedience). Nonetheless, the public wedding ceremony between the spouses in the poem demonstrates the importance of outwardly displaying the husband's "maistrie" or dominance in the marriage relationship. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: English Studies , 72., 6 ( 1991):  Pages 501 - 512.
Year of Publication: 1991.

3. Record Number: 43644
Title : Annunciation
Source: English Studies , 72., 6 ( 1991):
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