Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


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1. Record Number: 11958
Author(s): Pappano, Margaret Aziza.
Contributor(s):
Title : Marie de France, Aliénor d'Aquitaine, and the Alien Queen
Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.   Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi Parsons The New Middle Ages .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 337 - 367.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 10451
Author(s): Ingham, Patricia Clare.
Contributor(s):
Title : From Kinship to Kingship: Mourning, Gender, and Anglo-Saxon Community [The author examines the characters Wealthow and Hildeburh in "Beowulf" and, to a lesser degree, the poems, "The Wife's Lament" and "Wulf and Eadwacer." Ingham argues that the women do important cultural work as the ones responsible for hopeless loss. In the larger historical moment they uphold the ties of kinship as society comes to accept the personal loyalty owed to a centralizing sovereign. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Grief and Gender: 700-1700.   Edited by Jennifer C. Vaught with Lynne Dickson Bruckner .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 17 - 31.
Year of Publication: 2003.

3. Record Number: 11954
Author(s): McCracken, Peggy.
Contributor(s):
Title : Scandalizing Desire: Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Chroniclers
Source: Eleanor of Aquitaine: Lord and Lady.   Edited by Bonnie Wheeler and John Carmi Parsons The New Middle Ages .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2003.  Pages 247 - 263.
Year of Publication: 2003.

4. Record Number: 9335
Author(s): Hafner, Susanne.
Contributor(s):
Title : Coward, Traitor, Landless Trojan: Æneas and the Politics of Sodomy [The author argues that the complaints against Æneas, as presented by the queen to her daughter Lavinia, center on the political rather than the sexual aspects of his preferences for men. Furthermore since Æneas abandoned Dido and refused to even leave her pregnant with his baby, the queen worries that her daughter will not have a child and the kingdom no future ruler. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies (Full Text via Project Muse) 19 (2002): 61-69. Link Info
Year of Publication: 2002.

5. Record Number: 6201
Author(s): Bernau, Anke.
Contributor(s):
Title : Authors of our owne mischiefe: Albina, Boadicea, and the Writing of Nation
Source: Seeing Gender: Perspectives on Medieval Gender and Sexuality. Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, King's College, London, January 4-6, 2002. .  2002.
Year of Publication: 2002.

6. Record Number: 11162
Author(s): Klein, Stacy S.
Contributor(s):
Title : Reforming Queenship: Gender and Nostalgia in Late Anglo-Saxon Literature
Source: Old English Newsletter , 34., 3 (Spring 2001): Appendix A: Abstracts of Papers in Anglo-Saxon Studies. Conference Paper presented at the Tenth Biennial Meeting of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, University of Helsinki, August 6-11, 2001, "Anglo-Saxons and the North
Year of Publication: 2001.

7. Record Number: 5976
Author(s): Niebrzydowski, Sue A.
Contributor(s):
Title : Damned Dowagers: The Representation of the Queen Mothers in Chaucer's "Man of Law's Tale"
Source: Gender and Conflict in the Middle Ages. Gender and Medieval Studies Conference, York, January 5-7 2001. .  2001.
Year of Publication: 2001.

8. Record Number: 4271
Author(s): Otter, Monika.
Contributor(s):
Title : Closed Doors: An Epithalamium for Queen Edith, Widow and Virgin
Source: Constructions of Widowhood and Virginity in the Middle Ages.   Edited by Cindy L. Carlson and Angela Jane Weisl .   St. Martin's Press, 1999. Old English Newsletter , 34., 3 (Spring 2001):  Pages 63 - 92.
Year of Publication: 1999.

9. Record Number: 4752
Author(s): Cadden, Joan.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Wealth They Left Us: Two Women Author Themselves Through Others' Lives in "Beowulf" [the author examines the cases of Wealhtheow who contemplates the story of Hildeburh mourning over her son and brother on the Finnsburg battlefield in order to avoid being a victim and of Hygd who considers the alternative of Thryth's life story, where she redeems her violence with generosity and a happy marriage].
Source: Philological Quarterly , 78., (Winter/Spring 1999):  Pages 49 - 76.
Year of Publication: 1999.

10. Record Number: 3016
Author(s): Armstrong, Dorsey.
Contributor(s):
Title : Holy Queens as Agents of Christianization in Bede's "Ecclesiastical History": A Reconsideration
Source: Medieval Encounters: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Culture in Confluence and Dialogue , 4., 3 (November 1998):  Pages 228 - 241.
Year of Publication: 1998.

11. Record Number: 7208
Author(s): Carlson, Christina M.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Minstrel's Song of Silence: The Construction of Masculine Authority and the Feminized Other in the Romance "Sir Orfeo" [The author explores the gendered representations of Orfeo's kingdom contrasted with the feminized fairy kingdom. She argues that Orfeo's successes come at the expense of his wife Herodis. Yet her role is essential for his poetry and his identity. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Comitatus , 29., ( 1998):  Pages 62 - 75.
Year of Publication: 1998.

12. Record Number: 2480
Author(s): Black, Nancy B.
Contributor(s):
Title : Woman as Savior: The Virgin Mary and the Empress of Rome in Gautier de Coinci's "Miracles" [analysis of the thirteenth century text and its manuscript illustrations, emphasizing the chastity and spiritual authority of the empress; Gautier addressed his text to the abbess of Notre Dame at Soissons and the abbess of Fontevrault].
Source: Romanic Review , 88., 4 (November 1997):  Pages 503 - 517.
Year of Publication: 1997.

13. Record Number: 2895
Author(s): Pratt, Karen.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Image of the Queen in Old French Literature [examines epics and romances as well as Christine de Pizan's mirror for princesses, the "Livre des trois vertus"].
Source: Queens and Queenship in Medieval Europe: Proceedings of a Conference Held at King's College London, April 1995.   Edited by Anne J. Duggan .   Boydell Press, 1997. Romanic Review , 88., 4 (November 1997):  Pages 235 - 259.
Year of Publication: 1997.

14. Record Number: 1784
Author(s): Pappano, Margaret.
Contributor(s):
Title : Marie de France and the Alien Queen [International Congress on Medieval Studies. Kalamazoo, May 1996].
Source: Le Cygne: Bulletin of the International Marie de France Society: Abstracts, Notes, and Queries , 2., (April 1996):  Pages 22 - 23.
Year of Publication: 1996.

15. Record Number: 2346
Author(s): Armstrong, Dorsey.
Contributor(s):
Title : Holy Queens as Agents of Christianization in Bede's "Ecclesiastical History": A Reconsideration [argues that Bede marginalizes the queens in order to represent them without power or influence].
Source: Old English Newsletter , 29., 3 (Spring 1996):
Year of Publication: 1996.

16. Record Number: 1354
Author(s): Johnston, Elva.
Contributor(s):
Title : Transforming Women in Irish Hagiography
Source: Peritia: Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland , 9., ( 1995):  Pages 197 - 220.
Year of Publication: 1995.

17. Record Number: 1702
Author(s): Cropp, Glynnis M.
Contributor(s):
Title : Les personnages féminins tirés de l'histoire de la France dans le "Livre de la Cité des Dames" [brief discussions of the twenty-one French queens, countesses, and duchesses in the text].
Source: Une femme de Lettres au Moyen Age: Études autour de Christine de Pizan.   Edited by Liliane Dulac and Bernard Ribémont .   Paradigme, 1995. Peritia: Journal of the Medieval Academy of Ireland , 9., ( 1995):  Pages 195 - 208.
Year of Publication: 1995.

18. Record Number: 437
Author(s): McCracken, Peggy.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Queen's Secret: Adultery and Political Structure in the Feudal Courts of Old French Romance
Source: Romanic Review , 86., 2 (March 1995):  Pages 289 - 306. Special issue: The Production of Knowledge: Institutionalizing Sex, Gender, and Sexualiity in Medieval Discourse. Ed. by Kathryn Gravdal.
Year of Publication: 1995.

19. Record Number: 2559
Author(s): Kennedy, Gwynne.
Contributor(s):
Title : Reform or Rebellion? The Limits of Female Authority in Elizabeth Cary's "The History of the Life, Reign, and Death of Edward II" [Cary crafted an ambivalent portrayal of Queen Isabelle, at times approving of her actions and at other times criticizing her for taking an angry vengeance].
Source: Political Rhetoric, Power, and Renaissance Women.   Edited by Carole Levin and Patricia A. Sullivan .   State University of New York Press, 1995. Romanic Review , 86., 2 (March 1995):  Pages 204 - 222.
Year of Publication: 1995.

20. Record Number: 411
Author(s): Goldberg, Harriet.
Contributor(s):
Title : Queen of Almost All She Surveys: The Sexual Dynamics of Female Sovereignty
Source: Corónica , 23., 2 (Spring 1995):  Pages 51 - 63.
Year of Publication: 1995.

21. Record Number: 6501
Author(s): Jesch, Judith.
Contributor(s):
Title : In Praise of Astridr Olafsdottir [this article discusses the use of skaldic poetry to acknowledge the political achievement of a clever and resourceful woman].
Source: Saga Book , 24., 1 ( 1994):  Pages 1 - 18.
Year of Publication: 1994.

22. Record Number: 1239
Author(s): Winstead, Karen A. ,
Contributor(s):
Title : Capgrave's Saint Katherine and the Perils of Gynecocracy
Source: Viator , 25., ( 1994):  Pages 361 - 376.
Year of Publication: 1994.

23. Record Number: 1747
Author(s): Olsen, Karin.
Contributor(s):
Title : The Cuckold's Revenge : Reconstructing Six Irish "Roscada" in "Táin Bó Cúailnge" [dialogue among the cuckolded king Ailill, his queen Medb, and her lover, the warror-hero Fergus].
Source: Cambrian Medieval Celtic Studies , 28., (Winter 1994):  Pages 51 - 69.
Year of Publication: 1994.

24. Record Number: 5335
Author(s): O'Brien, Dennis J.
Contributor(s):
Title : Warrior Queen: The Character of Zenobia According to Giovanni Boccaccio, Christine de Pizan, and Sir Thomas Elyot [The author argues that Boccaccio describes Zenobia in misogynistic terms, while Christine de Pizan emphasizes her moral intergrity and natural skills at politics and governing].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 8., ( 1993):  Pages 53 - 68.
Year of Publication: 1993.

25. Record Number: 11812
Author(s): Firestone, Ruth H.
Contributor(s):
Title : Queen Helche the Good: Model for Noblewomen [The author argues that the literary figure, Queen Helche, represents the ideal noble woman, who is intelligent and capable but also subordinate, loyal both to husband and realm. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women as Protagonists and Poets in the German Middle Ages: An Anthology of Feminist Approaches to Middle High German Literature.   Edited by Albrecht Classen .   Kümmerle Verlag, 1991. Medieval Perspectives , 8., ( 1993):  Pages 117 - 145.
Year of Publication: 1991.

26. Record Number: 11075
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : Recovering Malory’s Guenevere [The author argues that Malory’s Guenevere is a complex character whose role in the "Morte Darthur" reflects the constraints on women within the “self-destructive” codes of chivalry. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source:   Edited by Lori J. Walters Proceedings of the Medieval Association of the Midwest , 1., ( 1991):  Pages 131 - 148. Later republished in Lancelot and Guinevere: A Casebook. Arthurian Characters and Themes Series, 4. Edited by Lori J. Walters. Routledge, 2002. Pages 267-277.
Year of Publication: 1991.

27. Record Number: 13057
Author(s):
Contributor(s):
Title : Lourdes Ortiz's "Urraca": A Re-vision/Revision of History [Ortiz's historical novel brings a complex Queen Urraca to life. During her forced retirement in a monastery, she challenges the chronicle accounts and asserts her legitimacy as a ruler. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Romance Quarterly , 38., 4 (November 1991):  Pages 437 - 448.
Year of Publication: 1991.

28. Record Number: 12780
Author(s): Hill, Thomas D.
Contributor(s):
Title : “Wealhtheow” as a Foreign Slave: Some Continental Analogues [The author discusses the possible meaning of Wealhtheow’s name (“foreign slave”) in relation to relevant parallels in patterns of medieval royal marriage, particularly in northern Continental kingdoms. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Philological Quarterly , 69., ( 1990):  Pages 107 - 112.
Year of Publication: 1990.