Medieval Feminist Forum Bibliography

Fall 2004



Beach, Alison I. Women as scribes: book production and monastic reform in twelfth-century

            Bavaria. Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology; 10. Cambridge University

            Press, 2004.rd


Berthier, Marie-Thérèse and Sweeney, John-Thomas. Guigone de Salins 1403-1470: une

            femme de la Bourgogne médiévale. Éditions de l’Armançon, 2003.


Bijun, Zheng. “Characteristics of women’s lives during the Song [1127-1271] dynasty,” in

            Holding up half the sky: Chinese women past, present, and future, edited by

            Tao Jie, Zheng Bijun, and Shirley L. Mow. Feminist Press, 2004, 17-29.


Burgwinkle, William. Sodomy, masculinity, and law in medieval literature: France and England,

            1050-1230. Cambridge studies in medieval literature. Cambridge University Press, 2004.


Capetian women, edited by Kathleen Nolan. The New Middle Ages. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.


            Kathleen Nolan, “Introduction”; Penelope Ann Adair, “Constance of Arles: a study in

            duty and frustration”; Lois L. Huneycutt, “The creation of a crone: the historical

            reputation of Adelaide of Maurienne”; Kathleen Nolan, “The tomb of Adelaide of

            Maurienne and the visual imagery of Capetial queenship”; Aline G. Hornaday,

            “A Capetian queen as street demonstrator: Isabelle of Hainaut”; Kathleen S.

            Schowalter, “The Ingeborg psalter: queenship, legitiamcy, and the appropriation of

            Byzantine art in the West”; Miriam Shadis, “Blanche of Castile and Facinger’s

            ‘Medieval queenship’: reassessing the argument”; Afrodesia E. McCannon,

            “Two Capetian queens as the foreground for an aristocrat’s anxiety in the Vie de

            Saint Louis”; Tracy Chapman Hamilton, “Queenship and kinship in the

            French Bible moralisée: the example of Blanche of Castile and Vienna ÖNB 2554”;

           William Chester Jordan, “Isabelle of France and religious devotion at the

            court of Louis IX”; Anne Rudloff Stanton, “Isabelle of France and her

            manuscripts, 1308-58”; Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Jeanne of Valois: the

            power of a consort”; Kimberly A. LoPrete, “Historical ironies in the study of

            Capetian women.”


Clark, Anne L. “The cult of the Virgin Mary and technologies of Christian formation in the later

            Middle Ages,” in Educating people of faith: exploring the history of Jewish and

            Christian communities, edited by Jon Van Engen. Eerdman’s Publishing, 2004,



Deist, Rosemarie. Gender and power: counsellors and their masters in antiquity and medieval

            courtly romance. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2003.


Eads, Valerie. “The geography of power: Matilda of Tuscany and the strategy of active defense,”

            in Crusaders, condottieri, and cannon: medieval warfare in societies around the

            Mediterranean, edited by Donald J. Kagay and Andrew Villalon. Grill, 2003, 355-384.


Gender in the early medieval world: east and west, 300-900, edited by Leslie Brubaker and

            Julia M. H. Smith. Cambridge University Press, 2004.


            Julia M. H. Smith, “Introduction: gendering the early medieval world”; Walter Pohl,

            “Gender and ethnicity in the early Middle Ages”; Mary Harlow, “Clothes maketh the

            man: power dressing and elite masculinity in the later Roman world”; Shaun Tougher,

            “Social transformation, gender transformation?: the court eunuch, 300-900”; Leslie

            Brubaker, “Sex, lies and textuality: the Secret History of Prokopios and the rhetoric of

            gender in sixth-century Byzantium”; Martha Vinson, “Romance and reality in the

            Byzantine bride shows”; Julia Bray, “Men, women and slaves in Abbasid society”;

            Nadia Maria El Cheikh, “Gender and politics in the harem of al-Maqtadir”; Bonnie

            Effros, “Dressing conservatively: women’s brooches as markers of ethnic identity?”;

            Janet L. Nelson, “Gendering courts in the early medieval west”; Gisela Muschiol,

            “Men, women and liturgical practice in the early medieval west”; Yitzhak Hen, “Gender

            and the patronage of culture in Merovingian Gaul”; Ian Wood, “Genealogy defined by

            women: the case of the Pippinids”; Mayke de Jong, “Bride shows revisited: praise,

            slander and exegesis in the reign of the empress Judith”; Lynda Coon, “’What is the

            Word if not semen?’: priestly bodies in Carolingian exegesis”; Dawn Hadley,

            “Negotiating gender, family and status in Anglo-Saxon bural practices, c. 600-950.”


Grossman, Avraham. Pious and rebellious: Jewish women in medieval Europe, trans. from the

            Hebrew by Jonathan Chipman. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry/

           Brandeis series on Jewsih women. Brandeis University Press, 2004.


Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: contexts, identities, affinities, and performances, edited by Phyllis R.

            Brown, Linda A. McMillin, and Katharina M. Wilson. University of Toronto Press, 2004.


            Katharina M. Wilson, “Introduction”; Jay T. Lees, “Hrotsvit of Gandersheim and the

            problem of royal succession in the East Frankish Kingdom”; David Day, “The iudex

            aequus: legality and equity in Hrotsvit’s Basileus”; Linda A. McMillin, “’Weighed down

            with a thousand evils’: images of Mulsims in Hrotsvit’s Pelagius”; Florence Newman,

            “Violence and virginity in Hrotsvit’s dramas”; Daniel T. Kline, “Kids say the darndest

            things: irascible children in Hrotsvit’s Sapientia”; Ronald Stottlemyer, “The

            construction of the desiring subject in Hrotsvit’s Pelagius and Agnes”; Ulrike

            Wiethaus, “Pulchrum signum? Sexuality and the politics of religion in the works of

            Hrotsvit of Gandersheim composed between 963 and 973”; Robert Talbot,

            “Hrotsvit’s dramas: is there a Roman in these texts?”; Phyllis R. Brown, “Hrotsvit’s

            Sapientia as a foreign woman”; Patricia Silber, “Hrotsvit and the devil”; Jane

            Chance, “Hrotsvit’s Latin drama Gallicanus and the Old English epic Elene: intercultural

            founding narratives of a feminized church”; Debra L. Stoudt, “Hrotsvit’s literary

            legacy”; Janet Snyder, “’Bring me a soldier’s garb and a good horse’: embedded

            stage directions in the dramas of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim”; Jane E. Jeffrey,

            “Dramatic convergence in Times Square: Hrotsvit’s Sapientia and Collapsable Giraffe’s

            3 Virgins”; Michael A. Zampelli, “Playing with Hrotsvit: adventure in contemporary



Karkov, Catherine E. The ruler portraits of Anglo-Saxon England. Anglo-Saxon studies; 3.

            Boydell, 2004.


Liming, Zhao. “The women’s script of Jiangyong: an invention of Chinese women,” in

            Holding up half the sky, 39-52.


McAvoy, Liz Herbert. Authority and the female body in the writings of Julian of Norwich and

            Margery Kempe. Studies in medieval mysticism; 5. D. S. Brewer, 2004.


Naked before God: uncovering the body in Anglo-Saxon England, edited by Benjamin C. Withers

            and Jonathan Wilcox. Medieval European Studies III. West Virginia University Press,



            Benjamin C. Withers, “Forward: uncovering the body in Anglo-Saxon England”;

            Suzanne Lewis, “Introduction: medieval bodies then and now: negotiating

            problems of ambivalence and paradox”; Sarah L. Higley, “The wanton hand:

            reading and reaching into grammars and bodies in Old English Riddle 12”;

            Mercedes Salvador, “The key to the body: unlocking Riddles 42-46”;

            Mary P. Richards, “The body as text in early Anglo-Saxon law”; John M.

            Hill, “The sacrificial synecdoche of hands, heads, and arms in Anglo-Saxon heroic

            story”; Karen Rose Mathews, “Nudity on the margins: the Bayeux Tapestry

            and its relationship to marginal architectural sculpture”; Susan M. Kim,

            “The Donestre and the person of both sexes”; 45 plates; Catherine E.

            Karkov, “Exiles from the kingdom: the naked and the damned in Anglo-Saxon art”;

            Mary Dockray-Miller, “Breasts and babies: the maternal body of Eve in

            Junius 11 Genesis”; Janet S. Ericksen, “Penitential nakedness and the

            Junius 11 Genesis”; Jonathan Wilcox, “Naked in Old English: the

            embarrassed and the shamed.”


Nogarola, Isotta [1418-1466]. Complete writings: letterbook, dialogue on Adam and Eve,

            orations, edited and translated by Margaret L. King and Diana Robin. The other voice

            in early modern Europe. University of Chicago Press, 2004.


Phillips, Kim M. Medieval maidens: young women and gender in England, 1270-1540.

            Manchester medieval studies. Manchester University Press, 2003.


Schlotheuber, Eva. Klostereintritt und Bildung: Die Lebenswelt der Nonnen im späten

            Mittelalter, mit einer Edition des ‘Konventstagebuchs’ einer Zisterzienserin von

            Heilig-Kreuz bei Braunschweig (1484-1507). Spätmittelalter und Reformation, neue

            Reihe; 24. Mohr Siebeck, 2004.


Seeing and knowing: women and learning in medieval Europe, 1200-1550, edited by

            Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker. Medieval women: texts and contexts; 11. Brepols,



            Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Introduction”; Ruth Mazo Karras, “Using women to

            think with in the medieval university”; Werner Williams-Krapp, “Henry Suso’s

            Vita between mystagogy and hagiography”; Wybren Scheepsma, “Beatrice of

            Nazareth: the first woman author of mystical texts”; Anne Bollman, “’Being a woman

            on my own’: Alijt Bake (1415-1455) as reformer of the inner self”; Kirsten M.

            Christensen, “The gender of epistemology in confessional Europe: the reception of

            Maria van Hout’s ways of knowing”; Thom Mertens, “Ghostwriting sisters: the

            preservation of Dutch sermons of father confessors in the fifteenth and early

            sixteenth century”; Lezlie Knox, “What Francis intended: gender and the

            transmission of knowledge in the Franciscan order”; Bert Roest, “A textual

            community in the making: Collettine authorship in the fifteenth century”; Anneke

            B. Mulder-Bakker, “Maria doctrix: anchoritic women, the mother of God, and the

            transmission of knowledge.”


Studien und Texte zur literarischen und materiellen Kultur der Frauenklöster im späten

            Mittelalter: Ergebnisse eines Arbeitersgesprächs in der Herzog August Bibliothek

            Wolfenbüttel, 24.-26. Febr. 1999, hrsgs. Falk Eisermann, Eva Schlotheuber, und

            Volker Honemann. Studies in medieval and Reformation thought; v. 99. Brill, 2004.


            Jeffrey F. Hamburger, “Am Anfang war das Bild: Kunst und Frauenspiritualität im

            Spätmittelalter”; Margit Mersch, “Gehäuse der Frömmigkeit—Zuhause der

            Nonnen. Zur Geschichte der Klausurgebäude zisterziensischer Frauenklöster im 13.

            Jahrhundert”; Annette Kern-Stähler, “Zur Klausur von Nonnen in englischen

            Frauenklöstern des späten Mittelalters: Die Lincolner Visitation Returns 1429-1449”;

            Falk Eisermann, “Carissima soror Agnes. Zur Rezeption einer päpstlichen

            Simonie-Konstitution in spätmittelalterlichen Frauenklöstern. Mit Edition”;

            Eva Schlotheuver, “Ebstorf und seine Schülerinnen in der zweiten Hälfte des 15.

            Jahrhunderts”; Volker Honemann, “Eine niederdeutsche Drittordensregel

            fur Tertiarinnen aus Münster”; Peter Schmidt, “Kleben statt malen:

            Handschriftenillustration im Augustiner-Chorfrauenstift Inzigkofen”;

            Hans-Joachim Schiewer, “Literarisches Leben in dominikanischen Frauenklöstern

            des 14. Jahrhunderts: Das Modell St. Katharinental bei Diessenhofen”;

            Werner Williams-Krapp, “Die Bedeutung der reformierten Klöster des Predigerordens

            für der literarische Leben in Nürnberg im 15. Jahrhundert”; Marius

            Winzeler, “Die Bibliothek der Zisterzienserinnenabtei St. Marienstern. Zu

            Geschichte und Bestand einer frauenklösterlichen Büchersammlung des

            Mittelalters”; Wolfgang Brandis, “Quellen zur Reformationsgeschichte

            der Lüneburger Frauenklöster.”


The voice of silence: women’s literacy in a men’s church, edited by Therese de Hemptinne and

            Maria Eugenia Gongora. Medieval church studies, 9. Brepols, 2004.


            Therese de Hemptinne and Maria Eugenia Gongora, “Introduction: the voice of silence: a

            Chilean-Flemish research project”; Jeroen Deploige, “Priests, prophets, and magicians:

            Max Weber and Pierre Bourdieu vs. Hildegard of Bingen”; Maria Eugenia Gongora,

            “Feminea forma and virga: two images of incarnation in Hildegard of Bingen’s

            Symphonia”; Maria Isabel Flisfisch, “The Eve-Mary dichotomy in the Symphonia of

            Hildegard of Bingen”; Beatriz Meli, “Virginitas and auctoritas: two threads in the fabric

            of Hildegard of Bingen’s Symphonia armonie celestium revelationum”; Veerle Fraeters,

            “Gender and genre: the design of Hadewijch’s Book of visions”; Walter Simons,

            “’Staining the speech of things divine’: the uses of literacy in medieval Beguine

            communities”; Therese de Hemptinne, “Reading, writing, and devotional practices: lay

            and religious women and the written word in the low countries (1350-1550)”; Youri

            Desplenter, “Songs of praise for the ‘illiterate’: Latin hymns in Middle Dutch prose

            translation”; Katrien Heene, “De litterali et morali earum instruccione: women’s literacy

            in thirteenth-century Latin agogic texts”; Jeffrey F. Hamburger, “The ‘various writings of

            humanity’: Johannes Tauler on Hildegard of Bingen’s Scivias”; Geert Warnar, “Ex levitate

            mulierum: masculine mysticism and Jan van Ruusbroec’s perception of religious women”;

            Wybren Scheepsma, “Check and double-check: an unknown vision cycle by a religious

            woman from the low countries”; Marysa Demoor, “Epilogue: ‘silent women, holy women’:

            some reflections on the Voice of silence.”


Women, texts and authority in the early modern Spanish world, edited by Marta V. Vicente and

            Luis R. Corteguera. Women and gender in the early modern world. Ashgate, 2003.


            Marta V. Vicente and Luis R. Corteguera, “Women in texts: from language to

            representation”; Debra Blumenthal, “Sclaves molt fortes, senyors invalts: sex, lies

            and paternity suits in fifteenth-century Spain”; Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, “The gender

            of shared sovereignty: texts and the royal marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand”;

            Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau, “Writing (for) her life: Judeo-conversas in early modern

            Spain”; Bethany Aram, “Representing madness: text, gender and authority in

            early Habsburg Spain”; Mary Elizabeth Perry, “Patience and pluck: Job’s wife,

            conflict and resistance in Morisco manuscripts hidden in the sixteenth century”;

            Alison Weber, “The three uses of the vida: the uses of convent autobiography”;

            Sherry M. Velasco, “Visualizing gender on the page in convent literature”;

            Kathryn Burns, “Forms of authority: women’s legal representations in mid-colonial

            Cuzco”; Luis R. Corteguera, “The making of a visionary woman: the life of

            Beatriz Ana Ruiz, 1666-1735”; Marta V. Vicente, “Textual uncertainties: the

            written legacy of women entrepreneurs in eighteenth-century Barcelona.”



Zaccagnini, Gabriele. La tradizione agiografica medievale di santa Bona [ca. 1155-1207] da Pisa.

Piccolo biblioteca GISEM; 21. GISEM : ETS, 2004.


            Includes critical edition of Latin texts.