Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 6642
Author(s): Mills, Robert.
Title : Ecce Homo [the author critiques both Caroline Bynum and Leo Steinberg in regard to their interpretations of the erotic in religious thought and imagery; the author argues for a recognition of the homoerotic observing "Christ's body was a fundamentally ambivalent symbol, invested with both hegemonic and counter-hegemonic significance" (page 164)].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002.  Pages 152 - 173.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 1118
Author(s): Peters, Brad.
Title : Rolle's Eroticized Language in "The Fire of Love" [in writing for a male audience, Rolle feminizes both the writer and the reader].
Source: Mystics Quarterly , 21., 2 (June 1995):  Pages 51 - 58.
Year of Publication: 1995.

3. Record Number: 9458
Author(s): Bartlett, Anne Clark.
Title : “Delicious Matyr”: Feminine Courtesy in Middle English Devotional Literature for Women [The author explores how devotional texts addressed to women readers often used the discourses of courtly literature and romances, while at the same time critiquing these literary conventions. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Essays in Medieval Studies , 9., ( 1992):  Pages 9 - 18.
Year of Publication: 1992.

4. Record Number: 11202
Author(s): Fite, Patricia P.
Title : To “Sytt and Syng of Luf Langyng”: The Feminine Dynamic of Richard Rolle’s Mysticism [Richard Rolle combines masculine and feminine dimensions of spirituality in his mystical writings. He uses feminized language as an alternative to the discourse of clerical authority, invoking the language of “luf langyng” (yearning for love) to express the mystical union of body and soul and the intense desire for union with the divine. Rolle’s concept of spiritual integration and affinity with the feminine anticipates the psychic theories of Carl Jung. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Studia Mystica , 14., 40212 (Summer/Fall 1991):  Pages 13 - 29.
Year of Publication: 1991.