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1. Record Number: 14697
Author(s): Harvey, Ruth.
Title : Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Troubadours [The author looks at evidence of Eleanor's connections to troubadours. Despite some modern historians' optimistic constructions of Eleanor and her court as a haven for troubadours, there is virtually no documentation of troubadours either in her entourage or writing songs for her. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The World of Eleanor of Aquitaine: Literature and Society in Southern France between the Eleventh and Thirteenth Centuries.   Edited by Marcus Bull and Catherine Léglu .   Boydell Press, 2005.  Pages 101 - 114.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 10848
Author(s): Nicholson, Francesca.
Title : Seeing Women Troubadours without the "-itz" and "isms" [The author analyzes two poems attributed to women, Na Bieris de Roman and Azalais. Nicholson argues that they sometimes identify with a male lover and sometimes speak as women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.   Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 63 - 76.
Year of Publication: 2004.

3. Record Number: 10849
Author(s): Gaunt, Simon.
Title : The Look of Love: The Gender of the Gaze in Troubadour Lyric
Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.   Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 79 - 95.
Year of Publication: 2004.

4. Record Number: 16352
Author(s): Lacy, Norris J.
Title : Humor in "Blandin de Cornoalha"
Source: Risus Mediaevalis: Laughter in Medieval Literature and Art.   Edited by Herman Braet, Guido Latré, and Werner Verbeke Mediaevalia Lovaniensia, Series 1, Studia 30. .   Leuven University Press, 2003.  Pages 173 - 180.
Year of Publication: 2003.

5. Record Number: 11022
Author(s): Johnston, Mark.
Title : Gender as Conduct in the Courtesy Guides for Aristocratic Boys and Girls of Amanieu de Sescás [Amanieu de Sescás wrote his poems of advice for young women and young men in the early 1290s. Johnston argues that while a few behaviors are gender specific, the poet generally emphasizes a common ethic of courtliness for nobles of both sexes. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 20 (2003): 75-84. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2003.

6. Record Number: 7201
Author(s): Léglu, Catherine.
Title : Did Women Perform Satirical Poetry? "Trobairitz" and "Soldadeiras" in Medieval Occitan Poetry [The author argues that women performed some satirical and political poems before audiences. Modern scholars have been slow to recognize women's roles as performers, particularly in the case of these poems that do not concern love, the topic deemed by scholars to be most suitable for women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Forum for Modern Language Studies , 37., 1 (January 2001):  Pages 15 - 25.
Year of Publication: 2001.

7. Record Number: 10185
Author(s): Langdon, Alison.
Title : Pois dompna s'ave/d'amar: Na Castellosa's "Cansos" and Medieval Feminist Scholarship [The author explores feudal metaphors in the poetry of the trobairitz Castelloza. Langdon argues that it is important to historicize Castelloza's speakers who have, in many respects, taken up the supplicant position of the troubadours. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Feminist Forum , 32., (Fall 2001):  Pages 32 - 42.
Year of Publication: 2001.

8. Record Number: 4580
Author(s): Millay, S. Lea.
Title : The Voice of the Court Woman Poet [The author compares the poetry of Izumi Shikibu with that of the countess de Dia, finding in both the voice of the passionate woman].
Source: Crossing the Bridge: Comparative Essays on Medieval European and Heian Japanese Women Writers.   Edited by Barbara Stevenson and Cynthia Ho .   Palgrave, 2000. Medieval Feminist Forum , 32., (Fall 2001):  Pages 91 - 116.
Year of Publication: 2000.

9. Record Number: 5529
Author(s): Cheyette, Fredric L. and Margaret Switten
Title : Women in Troubadour Song: Of the Countess and the Vilana [The authors analyze two songs, one by the Countess de Dia and the other by Marcabru, in which strong women's voices are heard demanding their rights and resisting exploitation; the authors also trace the varied political roles of Occitan noble women and the social setting in which these two songs might have been performed].
Source: Women and Music , 2., ( 1998):  Pages 26 - 45.
Year of Publication: 1998.

10. Record Number: 2329
Author(s): Affeldt, Werner.
Title : L'expression féminine dans la poésie lyrique occitane [two linguistic and stylistic analyses and comparisons of discourse; the first case compares the "cansos" of four trobairitz (comtesse de Dia, Castelloza, Azalaïs, and Clara d'Anduza) with thise of four troubadours (Peire Vidal, Raimon de Miraval, Guilhem de Cabestanh, and Bertran de Born), while the second analysis looks at twenty-two "tensos" in which there are dialogues between male and female characters].
Source: Romance Philology , 51., 2 (November 1997):  Pages 107 - 193.
Year of Publication: 1997.

11. Record Number: 2393
Author(s): Michaud, Francine.
Title : The Comtessa de Dia and the Trobairitz [includes Occitan text, English translation, and modern performance scores for "A chantar m'er de so qu'ieu no volria" and "Estat ai en greu cossirier" by the countess de Dia and "Loncx temps ai avut cossiriers" by Raimon de Miraval].
Source: Women Composers: Music Through the Ages.   Edited by Martha Furman Schleifer and Sylvia Glickman .   Volume 1 Composers Born Before 1599. G.K. Hall ; Prentice Hall International, 1996. Romance Philology , 51., 2 (November 1997):  Pages 61 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1996.

12. Record Number: 1578
Author(s): Kay, Sarah.
Title : The Contradictions of Courtly Love and the Origins of Courtly Poetry: The Evidence of the "Lauzengiers" [psychoanalytic and historicist methods discussed; appendices show contradictions in the poems of various troubadours from the period of Guillaume IX through Bernart de Ventadorn on a variety of topics as well as excerpts from their works dealing with "lauzenguers," (jealous courtiers) the crusade, adultery, and religion].
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 26., 2 (Spring 1996):  Pages 209 - 253. Special Issue: Historical Inquiries/ Psychoanalytic Criticism/ Gender Studies
Year of Publication: 1996.

13. Record Number: 513
Author(s): Malm, Ulf.
Title : Ades Sera l' Alba. Structure and Composition in the "Alba," "Aube," and "Tageliet"
Source: Studia Neophilologica , 67., ( 1995):  Pages 75 - 97.
Year of Publication: 1995.

14. Record Number: 5646
Author(s): de Gournay, Frédéric.
Title : Relire la "Chanson de Sainte Foy" [The author argues that the "Chanson de Sainte Foy" was written between 1060 and 1070 by an aristocratic layman who created a world that relied on feudal bonds].
Source: Annales du Midi , 107., 212 (octobre-décembre 1995):  Pages 385 - 399.
Year of Publication: 1995.

15. Record Number: 1484
Author(s): Neal, Sharon Bryant.
Title : Las Donas e las femnas, las tozas avinens: Women in "La Canso de la Crozada" [while Guilhem de Tudela primarily limits women's roles to that of victim, the continuator of La Canso shows women as leaders and even fighters in the war against the Northern French forces; as a member of Southern society it was natural for him to represent women with more detail and care; the appendix reproduces thirty-nine excerpts from the "Canso de la Crozada" that deal with women].
Source: Tenso , 10., 2 (Spring 1995):  Pages 110 - 138.
Year of Publication: 1995.

16. Record Number: 1485
Author(s): Dickey, Constance L.
Title : Deceit, Desire, Distance, and Polysemy in "Flamenca"
Source: Tenso , 11., 1 (Fall 1995):  Pages 10 - 37.
Year of Publication: 1995.

17. Record Number: 1557
Author(s): Gaudet, Minnette.
Title : The Rhetoric of Desire in the "Cansos" of Bernart de Ventadorn [psychoanalytic and feminist readings of Bernart's verses as a means to restore his masculinity and counter his lady's power and frightening sexuality].
Source: Romance Languages Annual , 6., ( 1994):  Pages 67 - 74.
Year of Publication: 1994.

18. Record Number: 12758
Author(s): Newcombe, Terence.
Title : Remarks on the Themes and Structure of the Medieval Provençal "Comjat" [The author discusses the comjat, a type of medieval Provencal song in which a poet announces his leave-taking from his lady; the article discusses the tripartite organization of the comjat’s content. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Nottingham Medieval Studies , 34., ( 1990):  Pages 33 - 63.
Year of Publication: 1990.

19. Record Number: 12784
Author(s): Poe, Elizabeth Wilson.
Title : Another "salut d'amor"? Another "trobairitz"? In Defense of "Tanz salutz et tantas amors" [The author studies the troubadour lyric, Tanz salutz et tantas amors, in order to argue for its status as a salut d’amor, and to examine the possibility that it may have been written by a female poet. Includes an Appendix containing the text of the poem. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie , 106., ( 1990):  Pages 314 - 337.
Year of Publication: 1990.

20. Record Number: 12785
Author(s): Rosenstein, Roy S.
Title : Andalusian and Trobador Love-Lyric: From Source-Seeking to Comparative Analysis [The author compares Andalusian and Occitan love lyrics in order to examine the revealing differences in the ways various traditions, poets, and texts treat the “international” topic of love. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Zeitschrift für romanische Philologie , 106., ( 1990):  Pages 338 - 353.
Year of Publication: 1990.