Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 11753
Author(s): Evans, Ruth.
Title : Signs of the Body: Gender, Sexuality, and Space in York and the York Cycle [The author explores the Corpus Christi play cycle in York for the identities of women and space in plays concerning Eve and Procula, Pilate's wife. Also in the essay Evans considers social and political evidence of women's involvements with the plays as patrons and possibly as actresses in addition to the more usual cross-dressing males in female parts. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women's Space: Patronage, Place, and Gender in the Medieval Church.   Edited by Virginia Chieffo Raguin and Sarah Stanbury .   State University of New York Press, 2005.  Pages 23 - 45.
Year of Publication: 2005.

2. Record Number: 8087
Author(s): Epp, Garrett P. J.
Title : Noah's Wife: The Shaming of the "Trew" [The author examines the relationship between Noah and his wife in the Wakefield and York plays. Wakefield presents scenes of violence between the spouses while York does not represent the wife as a shrew and generally encourages the avoidance of violence. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Domestic Violence in Medieval Texts.   Edited by Eve Salisbury, Georgiana Donavin, and Merrall Llewelyn Price .   University Press of Florida, 2002.  Pages 223 - 241.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 4384
Title : Dreams Made Public? Juliana of Mont Cornillon and Dame Procula [The author traces the connections between Juliana, advocate of the feast of Corpus Christi, and the figure of Dame Procula in medieval English drama who dreams of the dangers to come in punishing Christ].
Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Li├Ęge and Their Impact.   Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.   Brepols, 1999.  Pages 251 - 267.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 2704
Author(s): Evans, Ruth.
Title : When a Body Meets a Body: Fergus and Mary in the York Cycle [argues that the staging and audience reaction to the "other" embodied by the crossdressing actor as Mary and the feminized figure of Fergus the Jew play upon complex symbolisms of gender and social group].
Source: New Medieval Literatures , 1., ( 1997):  Pages 193 - 212.
Year of Publication: 1997.

5. Record Number: 5569
Author(s): Duclow, Donald F.
Title : The Virgin's "Good Death": The Dormition in Fifteenth-Century Drama and Art [The author argues that the Virgin's dormition served as a model for dying well; handbooks in the "ars moriendi" tradition also emphasize a serene, holy death with the consoling intervention of the Virgin Mary].
Source: Fifteenth Century Studies , 21., ( 1994):  Pages 55 - 86.
Year of Publication: 1994.

6. Record Number: 11082
Author(s): Nauman, Jonathan.
Title : The Role of the Blessed Virgin in the York Cycle [The author argues that the York Marian plays transform the stock scenarios, strictures, and stereotypes of medieval dramatic convention. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Philological Quarterly , 70., 4 ( 1991):  Pages 423 - 431.
Year of Publication: 1991.

7. Record Number: 12794
Author(s): McKinnell, John S.
Title : Producing the York Mary Plays [The author discusses the problems facing modern producers of mystery plays, using a production of the Death, Assumption, and Coronation of the Virgin as his primary example. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Medieval English Theatre , 12., 2 ( 1990):  Pages 101 - 123.
Year of Publication: 1990.