Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 4022
Author(s): Phillips, Kim M.
Title : Maidenhood as the Perfect Age of Woman's Life [The author explores the idea of what was the ideal age for women, drawing evidence from the "Pearl," stories of the virgin martyrs, and representations of the Virgin Mary during the Assumption and the Coronation].
Source: Young Medieval Women.   Edited by Katherine J. Lewis, Noel James Menuge, and Kim M. Phillips .   St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 1 - 24.
Year of Publication: 1999.

2. Record Number: 102
Author(s): Bhattacharji, Santha.
Title : Pearl and the Liturgical Common of Virgins
Source: Medium Aevum , 64., 1 ( 1995):  Pages 37 - 50.
Year of Publication: 1995.

3. Record Number: 2725
Author(s): Stanbury, Sarah.
Title : The Body and the City in "Pearl" [argues that the narrator's loss of his infant daughter is the central issue in the poem and that the visions of the maiden, the city, and the Lamb are informed by the dreamer's work of mourning and quest for consolation].
Source: Representations (Full Text via JSTOR) 48 (Fall 1994): 30-47. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1994.

4. Record Number: 3350
Author(s): Bullón-Fernández, María.
Title : Byyonde the water: Courtly and Religious Desire in "Pearl" [The author argues that religious and sexual impulses both motivate the dreamer; they are intertwined and are even reflected in a blending of genres, the courtly vision and the religious vision].
Source: Studies in Philology , 91., 1 (Winter 1994):  Pages 35 - 49.
Year of Publication: 1994.

5. Record Number: 6592
Author(s): Bloch, R. Howard.
Title : Opening the Oyster: Pearls in "Pearl" [The author considers various associations from classical, patristic, and medieval writers with the image of the pearl; she also discusses other guises of the lost child].
Source: Aestel , 1., ( 1993):  Pages 19 - 54.
Year of Publication: 1993.