Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10455
Author(s): Levy, Allison.
Title : Augustine's Concessions and Other Failures: Mourning and Masculinity in Fifteenth-Century Tuscany [The author examines paintings of St. Augustine mourning his mother along with excerpts from his "Confessions," and humanist funeral orations. Levy argues that female mourning in public was suppressed in favor of controlled, masculine commemorations in Latin. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Grief and Gender: 700-1700.   Edited by Jennifer C. Vaught with Lynne Dickson Bruckner .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 81 - 94.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 10247
Title : Margery Kempe and King’s Lynn [King’s Lynn, Kempe’s hometown in East Anglia, played a central role in shaping her self-image. Home, family, social networks, and domestic space are key concerns for Kempe, whose “Book” expresses a tension between the desire for inclusion (acceptance by the townspeople) and the simultaneous desire to be excluded by society (in order to have her special social status acknowledged). Kempe’s double perspective resolves the perceived opposition between her guarded, private married life and her highly active public life. The article includes two appendices (a list of the citizens of King’s Lynn and a list of Kempe’s neighbors) and a map of medieval King’s Lynn. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Sandra J. McEntire .   Garland Publishing, 1992.  Pages 139 - 163.
Year of Publication: 1992.