MFF bibliography Fall 2002
Adams, Tracy. “Christine de Pizan’s frightened lovers.” In Fear and its representations in the
Middle Ages and Renaissance, edited by Anne Scott and Cynthia Kosso. Arizona studies
in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance, 6. Brepols, 2002, 241-254.
Armstrong, Dorsey. “Gender and fear: Malory’s Lancelot and knightly identit.” In Fear and its
Baker, Joan and Susan Signe Morrison. “The luxury of gender: Piers Plowman B.9 and The
merchant’s tale.” In William Langland’s Piers Plowman: a book of essays,” edited
by Kathleen M. Hewett-Smith. Medieval casebooks; v. 30. Routledge, 2001, 41-67.
Baldwin, David. Elizabeth Woodville: mother of the princes in the Tower. Sutton, 2002.
Banchich, C. E. “’a hevynly joy in a dredfulle soule’: Julian of Norwich’s articulations of
dread.” In Fear and its representations, 311-340.
Batt, Catherine. Malory’s Morte Darthur: remaking Arthurian tradition. The New Middle Ages.
Bhreathnach, Edel. “Abbesses, minor dynasties, and kings in clericatu: perspectives of Ireland,
700-850.” In Mercia, and Anglo-Saxon kingdom in Europe, edited by Michell P. Brown
and Carol A. Farr. Leicester University Press, 2001, 113-125.
Bildhauer, Bettina. “Bloodsuckers: the construction of female sexuality in medieval science and
fiction.” In Consuming narratives: gender and monstrous appetites in the Middle Ages
and the Renaissance, edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Teresa Walters. University of
Wales Press, 2002, 104-115.
Blannbekin, Agnes. Agnes Blannbekin, Viennese Beguine: Life and revelations, translated from
the Latin with introduction, notes, and interpretive essay by Ulrike Wiethus. Library of
Medieval Women. Boydell & Brewer, 2002.
Burns, E. Jane. Courtly love undressed: reading through clothes in medieval French culture.
Middle Ages series. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2002.
Cold counsel: women in Old Norse literature and mythology. Edited by Sarah M. Anderson with
Karen Swenson. Routledge, 2002.
Contents: Sarah M. Anderson, “Introduction: ‘og eru köld kvenna ráo’,” xi-xvi; Zoe
Borovsky, “’En hon er blandin mjök’: women and insults in Old Norse literature,”
1-14; Carol J. Clover, “Hildigunnr’s lament,” 15-54; Randi Eldevik, “Women’s voices in
Old Norse literature: the case of Trójumanna saga,” 55-80; Helga Kress, “Taming the
shrew: the rise of patriarchy and the subordination of the feminine in Old Norse
literature,” 81-92; Shaun F. D. Hughes, “The re-emergence of women’s voices in
Icelandic literature, 1500-1800,” 93-128; Jenny Jochens, “Vikings westward to
Vinland: the problem of women,” 129-158; Jón Karl Helgason, “’Pegi Pú, Pórr!’: gender,
class, and discourse in Prymskviða,” 159-166; Marianne E. Kalinke, “Fathers, mothers,
and daughters: ‘hver er að ráða?,” 167-188; Jonna Louis-Jensen, “A good day’s work:
Laxdœla saga, ch. 49,” 189-199; E. Regina Psaki, “Women’s counsel in the
Riddarasögur: the case of Parcevals saga,” 201-224; Forrest S. Scott, “The woman who
knows: femal characters of Eyrbyggja saga,” 225-244; Kerry Shea, “Male bonding,
female body: the absenting of woman in ‘Bisclaretz ljóð’,” 245-259; Sandra Ballif
Straubhaar, “Ambiguously gendered: the skalds Jórunn, Auðr and Steinunn,” 261-
271; Karen Swenson, “Women outside: discourse of community in Hávamál,” 273-
280; Pórunn Sigurðardóttir, “Saga world and nineteenth-century Iceland: the case of
women farmers,” 281-293.
Coles, Kimberly Anne. “Reproductive rites: Anne Askew and the Female body as witness in the
Acts and Monuments.” In Consuming narratives, 54-66.
Courtemanche, Andrée. “The judge, the doctor, and the poisoner: medical expertise in
Manosquin judicial rituals at the end of the fourteenth century.” In Medieval and early
modern ritural: formalized behavior in Europe, China and Japan, edited by Joëlle
Rollo-Koster. Cultures, Beliefs and Traditions; v. 13. Brill, 2002, 105-123.
Trial of Marguerite de Portu, accused of poisoning her husband, in Manosque,
Crick, Julia. “Women, wills and moveable wealth in pre-Conquest England.” In Gender and
material culture in historical perspective, edited by Moira Donald and Linda Hurcombe.
Studies in gender and material culture. St. Martin’s, 2000.
Dean, Trevor. Crime in medieval Europe. Longman, 2001. Chapter 4: “Women and crime,”
Drell, Joanna H. Kinship and conquest: family strategies in the Principality of Salerno during the
Norman period, 1077-1194. Cornell University Press, 2002.
Eden, Doris. “Early Irish queens and royal power: a first reconnaissance.” In Ogma: essays in
Celtic studies in honour of Próinséas Ni Chatháin, edited by Michael Richter and Jean-
Michel Picard. Four Courts Press, 2002, 1-19.
Erler, Mary C. Women, reading, and piety in late medieval England. Cambridge Studies in
Medieval Literature, no. 46. Cambridge University Press, 2002.
Esmyol, Andrea. Konkubinen im frühen Mittelalter: aussereheliche Beziehungen in der fränkischen
Gesellschaft. Beihefte zum Archiv für Kulturgeschichte; Heft 52. Bohlau, 2002.
Ewan, Elizabeth. “’Many injurious words’: defamation and gender in late medieval Scotland.” In
History, literature, and music in Scotland, 700-1560, edited by R. Andrew McDonald.
University of Toronto Press, 2002, 163-186.
Fanning, Steven. “Mitigations of the fear of hell and purgatory in the later Middle Ages: Julian
of Norwich and Catherine of Genoa.” In Fear and its representations, 295-310.
Freed, John B. “Artistic and literary representations of family consciousness.” In Medieval
concepts of the past: ritual, memory, historiography, edited by Gerd Althoff,
Johannes Fried, and Patrick J. Geary. Publications of the German Historical
Institute. German Historical Institute/Cambridge University Press, 2002, 233-252.
Frick, Carole Collier, Dressing Renaissance Florence: families, fortunes, and fine clothing. Johns
Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 120th series. Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2002.
Gee, Loveday Lewes. Woman, art and patronage from Henry III to Edward III, 1216-1377.
Boydell & Brewer, 2002.
Gender and holiness: men, women and saints in late medieval Europe. Edited by Samantha
J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih. Routledge studies in medieval religion and culture; 1.
Contents: Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih, “Introduction. Gender and holiness:
performance and representation in the later Middle Ages, 1-8; Jacqueline Murray,
“’The law of sin that is in my members’: the problem of male embodiement,” 9-22;
Wendy R. Larson, “The role of patronage and audience in the cults of Sts Margaret
and Marina of Antioch,” 23-35; Anke Bernau, “Virginal effects: text and identity in
Ancrene wisse,” 36-48; Martha Easton, “Pain, torture and death in the Huntington
Library Legenda aurea,” 49-64; Samantha J. E. Riches, “St George as a male virgin
martyr,” 65-85; Katherine J. Lewis, “Becoming a virgin king: Richard II and Edward the
Confessor,” 86-100; Miriam Gill, “Female piety and impiety: selected images of women
in wall paintings in England after 1300,” 101-120; Sarah Salih, “Staging conversion:
the Digby saint plays and The book of Margery Kempe,” 121-134; P. H. Cullum,
“Gendering charity in medieval hagiography,” 135151; Robert Mills, “Ecce home,”
Geoffrey of Burton. Life and miracles of St. Modwenna, edited and translated by Robert
Bartlett. Oxford Medieval Texts. Clarendon, 2002.
Giovini, Marco. Indagnini sui Poemetti agiografici di Rosvita di Gandersheim. Pubblicazioni del
D.AR.FI.CL.ET., n.s., n. 201. Università di Genova, Dipartimento di Archeologia,
Filologia Classica e Loro Tradizioni, 2001.
Härdelin, Alf. “In the sign of the rosary: Swedish Birgittines and Carthusians in cooperation.”
In Medieval spirituality in Scandinavia and Europe: a collection of essays in honour of
Tore Nyberg, edited by Lars Bisgaard, Carsten Selch Jensen, Kurt Villads Jensen, and
John Lind. Odense University studies in history and social sciences; v. 234. Odense
University Press, 2001, 285-293.
Harrington, Christina. Women in a Celtic church: Ireland 450-1150. Oxford University Press,
Horner, Shari. The discourse of enclosure: representing women in old English literature. SUNY
series in Medieval Studies. State University of New York Press, 2001.
Hutchinson, Ann M. “The nuns of Syon Abbey in choir: spirituality and influences.” In Medieval
spirituality in Scandinavia and Europe, 265-274.
Jørgensen, Kaare Rübner. “Birgitta prophetans: the use of St Birgitta’s revelations in early
sixteenth-century controversies.” In Medieval spirituality in Scandinavia and Europe,
Jussen, Bernhard. “Challenging the culture of memoria: dead men, oblivion, and the ‘faithless
widow’ in the Middle Ages.” In Medieval concepts of the past, 215-231.
Kawashima, Terry. Writing margins: the textual construction of gender in Heian and Kamakura
Japan [794-1185]. Harvard East Asian monographs, 201. Harvard University Asia
Kirshner, Julius. “Li emergenti bisogni matrimoniali in Renaissance Florence.” In Society and
individual in Renaissance Florence, edited by William J. Connell. University of California
Press, 2002, 79-109.
Krug, Rebecca. Reading families: women’s literate practice in late medieval England. Cornell
University Press, 2002.
Kuehn, Thomas. “Inheritance and identity in early Renaissance Florence: the estate of
Paliano di Falco.” In Society and individual in Renaissance Florence, 137-154.
Lee, Becky R. “Men’s recollections of a women’s rite: medieval English men’s recollections
regarding the rite of the purification of women after childbirth.” Gender & History 14:2
(August 2002), 224-241.
Lifshitz, Felice. “The martyr, the tomb, and the matron: constructing the (masculine) ‘past’ as a
female power base.” In Medieval concepts of the past, 311-341.
Mann, Jill. Feminizing Chaucer. Chaucer studies XXX. D. S. Brewer, 2002. [Revised edition of
Geoffrey Chaucer, Harvester-Wheatsheaf Feminist Reading series (1991)]
Maurer, Helen. “Margaret of Anjou and the loveday of 1458: a reconsideration.” In Traditions and
transformations in late medieval England, edited by Douglas Biggs, Sharon D. Michalove,
A. Compton Reeves. The northern world; v. 2. Brill, 2002, 109-124.
McAvoy, Liz Herbert. “’Ant nes he him seolf reclus i maries wombe?’: Julian of Norwich, the
anchorhold, and the redemption of the monstrous female body.” In Consuming
Najemy, John M. “Giannozzo and his elders: Alberti’s critique of Renaissance patriarchy.” In
Society and individual in Renaissance Florence, 51-78.
Nickolaus, Keith. Marriage fictions in Old French secular romances, 1170-1250: a critical
re-evaluation of the courtly love debate. Studies in Medieval History and Culture; vol. 6.
Niebrzydowski, Sue. “Monstrous (m)othering: the representation of the sowdanesse in
Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale.” In Consuming narratives, 196-207.
Pollard, A. J. “Elizabeth Woodville and her historians.” In Traditions and transformations,
Ragland, Elaine M. “Fear, loathing, and deadly rivalry in the Frankish polygamous royal family.”
In Fear and its representations in the Middle Ages and Renaissance, 125-136.
Rampton, Martha. “Burchard of Worms and female magical ritual.” In Medieval and early modern
Rasmussen, Jørgen Nybo. “Christine von Sachsen: Dänemark’s franziskanische Königin.” In
Medieval spirituality in Scandinavia and Europe, 309-323.
Robertson, Elizabeth. “Measurement and the ‘feminine’ in Piers Plowman: a response to recent
studies of Langland and gender.” In William Langland’s Piers Plowman, 167-192.
Rosenthal, Joel. “Local girls do it better: women and religion in late medieval east Anglia.”
In Traditions and transformations, 1-20.
Schmitt, Kerstin. Poetik der Montage: Figurenkonzeption und Intertextualität in der “Kudrun”.
Philologische Studien und Quellen; Heft 174. Erich Schmidt Verlag, 2002.
Stafford, Pauline. “Political women in Mercia, eighth to early tenth centuries.” In Mercia, an
Anglo-Saxon kingdom in Europe, 35-49.
Stanbury, Sarah. “The vivacity of images: St. Katherine, Knighton’s Lollards, and the breaking of
idols.” In Images, idolatry, and iconoclasm in late medieval England: textuality and the
visual image, edited by Jeremy Dimmock, James Simpson, and Nicolette Zeeman.
Oxford University Press, 2002, 131-150.
Strocchia, Sharon T. “Naming a nun: spiritual exemplars and corporate identity in Florentine
convents, 1450-1530.” In Society and individual in Renaissance Florence, 215-240.
Waltner, Ann. “A princess comes of age: gender, life-cycle and royal ritual in Song dynasty
[960-1126] China.” In Medieval and early modern ritual, 35-53.
Women writing Latin: from Roman antiquity to early modern Europe, edited by Laurie J.
Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey. Women writers of the world; 6.
Routledge, 2002, 3 vols.
Vol. I: Women writing Latin in Roman antiquity, late antiquity, and the early
Vol. II: Medieval women writing Latin. Jane E. Jeffrey, “Radegund and the letter of
foundation”; Steven A. Sofferahn, “A schoolgirl and Mistress Felhin”; Mark Damen,
“Hrotsvit’s Callimachus and the art of comedy”: Daniel Sheerin, “Sisters in the literary
agon: texts from communties of women on the mortuary roll of the Abbess Matilda of
La Trinité, Caen”; Tatiana Tsakiropulou-Summers, “Hildegard of Bingen”; Anne Collins
Smith, “The Problemata of Heloise”; Thalia A. Pandiri, “Autobiography or
autohagiography? decoding the subtext in the Visions of Elisabeth of Schönau”; Fiona
Griffiths, “Herrad of Hohenbourg and the poetry of the Hortus deliciarum: cantat tibi
cantica”; Linda McMillan, “Anonymous lives: documents from the Benedictine convent of
Sant Pere de les Puelles”; Ulrike Wiethus, “Street mysticism: an introduction to The life
and revelations of Agnes Blannbekin”; Sandra Straubhaar, “Birgitta Birgersdottir, Saint
Bride of Sweden (1303?-1373).
Vol. III: Early modern women writing Latin.
Writing the feminine: women in Arab sources. Edited by Manuela Marin and Randi Deguilhem.
The Islamic Mediterranean; 1. I. B. Tauris, 2002.
Remke Kruk, “Click of needles: polygamy as in issue in Arabic popular epic,” 3-23; Teresa
Garulo, “Women in medieval classical Arabic poetry,” 25-40; Nadia Lachiri, “Andalusi
proverbs on women,” 41-48; Camilla Adang, “Women’s access to public space according
to al-Muhalla bi-l-Athar, 75-94; Cristina de la Puente, “Juridical sources for the study of
women: limitations of the female’s capacity to act according to Maliki law” [10th-11th c.],
95-110; Amalia Zomeño, “Abandoned wives and their possibilities for divorce in al-
Andalus: the evidence of the Watha’iq works,” 111-126; Nadia Maria El-Cheikh,
“Women’s history: a study of al-Tanukhi” [4th-10th c.], 129-148; María Luisa Ávila,
“Women in Andalusi biographical sources,” 149-163; María Jesús Viguera Molíns,
“A borrowed space: Andalusi and Maghribi women in chronicles,” 165-180; Maribel
Fierro, “Women as prophets in Islam,” 183-198.
Also of interest:
Chojnacka, Monica. Working women of early modern Venice [1589-1607]. Johns Hopkins
University Studies in Historical and Political Sciences, 118th series. Johns Hopkins
University Press, 2001.
Hildebrand, Kristina. The female reader at the Round Table: religion and women in three
contemporary Arthurian texts. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia Anglistica Upsalensia;
115. Uppsala, 2001.
[Mary Stewart, Crystal cave, Hollow hills, Last enchantment; Marion Zimmer Bradley,
Mists of Avalon; Stephen Lawhead, Taliesin, Merlin, Arthur, Pendragon, Grail]
Jansen, Sharon L. The monstrous regiment of women: female rulers in early modern Europe.
Palgrave Macmillan, 2002.
Killerby, Catherine Kovesi. Sumptuary law in Italy, 1200-1500. Oxford Historical Monographs.