Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 14567
Author(s): Tyler, Elizabeth M.
Title : Fictions of Family: The "Encomium Emmae Reginae" and Virgil's "Aeneid" [Tyler argues that the author of the "Encomium" sought to support Queen Emma by recounting the Danish conquest and rule of England. His history makes use of fiction and even lies to fashion a politically favorable account. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Viator , 36., ( 2005):  Pages 149 - 179.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 6391
Author(s): Derla, Luigi.
Title : Francesca, una Beatrice incompiuta (INF V 73-143) [Dante's Francesca da Rimini is an example of heroic love; the poet found precedents in Ovid's "Heroides" and Virgil's portrait of Dido; Francesca and Paolo fit the stereotype of courtly lovers, but Dante's opinion of their surrender to passion is negative, because they separated themselves from God; Francesca, the earthly woman, is contrasted with Beatrice, the heavenly one, with Francesca being an incomplete version of the other].
Source: Italian Quarterly , 34., (Summer-Fall 1997):  Pages 5 - 20.
Year of Publication: 1997.

3. Record Number: 1585
Author(s): Westphal, Sarah.
Title : Camilla: The Amazon Body in Medieval German Literature [psychoanalytic reading of von Veldeke's version of the "Aeneid"].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 8., 1 (Spring 1996):  Pages 231 - 258.
Year of Publication: 1996.

4. Record Number: 10286
Author(s): Biow, Douglas.
Title : Pier Della Vigna, Dido, and the Discourse of Virgilian Tragedy in the "Commedia" [The author argues that the Pier della Vigna episode in Dante's Inferno evokes the tragedy of Dido. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Stanford Italian Review , 11., 40180 ( 1992):  Pages 155 - 170.
Year of Publication: 1992.