Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10829
Author(s): Heene, Katrien.
Title : De litterali et morali earum instruccione: Women's Literacy in Thirteenth-Century Latin Agogic Texts [The author examines didactic texts, particularly saints' lives and exempla, to find out what their clerical authors thought about the connections between women and literacy. Generally reading is associated for women with prayer, while for men it leads to more active engagements in the world, whether it be preaching or directing a noble household. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: The Voice of Silence: Women's Literacy in a Men's Church.   Edited by Thérèse de Hemptinne and María Eugenia Góngora Medieval Church Studies .   Brepols, 2004.  Pages 145 - 166.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 10854
Author(s): Simon, Anne.
Title : Reading Reading Women: Double-Mirroring the "Dame" in "Der Ritter vom Turn"
Source: Troubled Vision: Gender, Sexuality, and Sight in Medieval Text and Image.   Edited by Emma Campbell and Robert Mills .   Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 175 - 192.
Year of Publication: 2004.

3. Record Number: 7135
Author(s): Wogan-Brown, Jocelyn.
Title : Analytical Survey 5: "Reading is Good Prayer": Recent Research on Female Reading Communities [The author has written an extended bibliographic essay that thoughtfully surveys and evaluates the recent historiography on women readers, their texts, and their communities, especially monastic houses. Note also the valuable bibliography on pages 276-297.].
Source: New Medieval Literatures , 5., ( 2002):  Pages 229 - 297.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 7246
Author(s): Gertz, SunHee Kim.
Title : Transferral, Transformation, and the Act of Reading in Marie deFrance's "Bisclavret" [The author observes that in Marie's "lai" "Bisclavret," the characters who are the most careful readers are also the most convincing storytellers. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Romance Quarterly , 39., 4 (November 1992):  Pages 399 - 410.
Year of Publication: 1992.