Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 3614
Author(s): Perfetti, Lisa R.
Title : Men's Theories, Women's Laughter: The Thousand and One Nights and Women's Comic Pleasures in Medieval Literature [The author analyzes the episode in which the three sisters joke with a porter about their sexual organs; the author suggests that this gave women in the audience the opportunity to laugh with, rather than at, the women in the text].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 10., 2 (Fall 1998):  Pages 207 - 241.
Year of Publication: 1998.

2. Record Number: 10012
Author(s): Ho, Cynthia.
Title : Framed progeny: the medieval descendents of Shaharizad [The article studies three medieval retellings of the Shaharizad story, showing that, in each example, the son speaks out against his wicked, story-telling stepmother. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval Perspectives , 7., ( 1992):  Pages 91 - 107.
Year of Publication: 1992.

3. Record Number: 11674
Author(s): Attar, Samar and Gerhard Fischer
Title : Promiscuity, Emancipation, Submission: The Civilizing Process and the Establishment of a Female Role Model in the Frame-Story of "1001 Nights"
Source: Arab Studies Quarterly , 13., 40241 (Summer/Fall 1991):  Pages 1 - 18.
Year of Publication: 1991.