Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 10856
Author(s): Griffin, Miranda.
Title : Too Many Women: Reading Freud, Derrida, and "Lancelot" [The author analyzes the false Guinivere episode and the passage describing the most beautiful women in the kingdom. Griffin argues that the female characters are at the same time blind spots in terms of interpretation and concentrations of multiple meanings. 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 207 - 220.
Year of Publication: 2004.

2. Record Number: 8086
Author(s): Innes-Parker, Catherine.
Title : The "Homicidal Women" Stories in the "Roman de Thèbes," the "Brut Chronicles," and Deschamps's "Ballade 285" [The author summarizes her thesis in this way: "These three phenomena concerning the homicidal-women stories--their participation in the narrow yet strong narrative tradition of women-on-top, their framing in the inaccessible sphere of myth, and their use as a currency of literary prestige--were all coherent with the dominant male ideology and, perhaps more unexpectedly, useful in shaping national politics." (Pages 207-208)].
Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price .   University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 205 - 222.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 8805
Author(s): Lansing, Carol.
Title : Girls in Trouble in Late Medieval Bologna [The author draws evidence of teenaged girls from thirteenth century legal testimony. These cases involved concubines, kidnappings, pregnancies, and neglected girls without marriage prospects. Though the court tended to view these girls as victims, some evidence suggests they were frequently independent and even rebellious. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: The Premodern Teenager: Youth in Society, 1150-1650.   Edited by Konrad Eisenbichler .   Publications of the Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, Essays and Studies, 1. Centre for Reformation and Renaissance Studies, 2002.  Pages 293 - 309.
Year of Publication: 2002.

4. Record Number: 4738
Title : The Dialogics of Margery Kempe and Her "Book" [using Bakhtin's writings on the dialogic, the author examines the relationship between the authoritative discourse of the Church and the State and Kempe's internal and persuasive voice from Jesus Christ].
Source: Mystics Quarterly , 26., 4 (December 2000):  Pages 179 - 197.
Year of Publication: 2000.

5. Record Number: 3950
Author(s): Ford, Heidi A.
Title : Hierarchical Inversions, Divine Subversions : The Miracles of Râbi'a al-‘Adawîya [The author argues that in the miracles Râbi'a subverted the dominant social hierarchies and questioned the religious strictures of her day].
Source: Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion , 15., 2 (Fall 1999):  Pages 5 - 24.
Year of Publication: 1999.

6. Record Number: 2702
Author(s): Ross, Valerie A.
Title : Resisting Chaucerian Misogyny: Reinscribing Criseyde [argues that Chaucer is a gender-conscious social visionary who seeks to subvert the "auctores" and the misogynist ideology in his transgressive alliance with Criseyde].
Source: Aestel , 4., ( 1996):  Pages 29 - 58.
Year of Publication: 1996.

7. Record Number: 8702
Author(s): Gingrass-Conley, Katharine.
Title : La "Venue" à l’écriture de la dame dans "Le Chaitivel" [The author argues that Marie made "Chaitivel" a complex response to courtly love with three readings of the unnamed lady. In the first the lady submits to the surviving suitor knight. In the second reading the lady provides an ironic commentary on courtly love. In the third the lady realizes her desire is to tell the story of her experiences. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Romanic Review , 83., 2 ( 1992):  Pages 149 - 160.
Year of Publication: 1992.

8. Record Number: 8720
Title : Anatomy of the Resisting Reader: Some Implications of Resistance to Sexual Wordplay in Medieval Literature [The author discusses the standard, unarticulated sexual politics in modern scholars' avoidance of and resistance to bawdy puns in medieval literature. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 4., 1 (Spring 1992):  Pages 7 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1992.