Medieval Feminist Forum Bibliography

Spring 2004



Ava’s New Testament narratives: “When the old law passed away,” with introduction,

            translation, and notes by James A. Rushing, Jr. Medieval German texts in

            bilingual translation; 2. Medieval Institute Publications, 2003.


Berger, Roger and Brasseur, Annette. Les séquences de sainte Eulalie: Buona pulcella fut

            Eulalia, édition, traduction, commentaire, étude linguistique; Cantica virginis

            Eulaliae, édition, traduction et commentaire; avec les autres poèmes du manuscrit

            150 de Valenciennes. Publications romanes et françaises; 233. Droz, 2004.


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

            de la Bourgogne médiévale. L’Armançon, 2003.


Bertini Malgarini, Patrizia and Ugo Vignuzzi. “Un ignoto volgarizzamento umbro del ‘Liber

            specialis gratiae’ di Matilde di Hackeborn (sec. XV).” In Filosofia in volgare nel medioevo,

a cura di Nadia Bray e Loris Sturlese. Féderation Internationale des Instituts d’ Études

Médiévales. Textes et Études du Moyen Âge, 21, 2003, 419-432.


Cartwright, Jane. “The harlot and the hostess: a preliminary study of the Middle Welsh lives of

            Mary Magdalene and her sister Martha,” in Celtic hagiography and saints’ cults, edited by

            Jane Cartwright. University of Wales Press, 2003, 77-101.


Elliott, Dyan. Proving woman: female spirituality and inquisitional culture in the later Middle Ages.

            Princeton University Press, 2004.


Embach, Michael. Die Schriften Hildegards von Bingen: Studien zu ihrer Uberlieferung im

            Mittelalter und in der Frühen Neuzeit. Erudiri sapientia: Studien zum Mittelalter und

            zu seiner Rezeptionsgeschichte; bd. 4. Akademie Verlag, 2003.


Frauen mit Geschichte: Die deutschsprachigen Klöster der Benediktinerinnen vom Heiligsten

            Sakrament, bearb. von Marcel Albert. Studien und Mitteilungen zur Geschichte des

            Benediktinerordens und seiner Zweige; 42 Ergänzungsband. Historische Sektion der

            Bayerischen Benediktinerakademie/Eos Verlag, 2003.j


Garì, Blanca. “Filosofía en vulgar y mistagogia en el ‘Miroir’ de Margarita Porete.” In Filosofia

in volgare, 133-153.


Geldsetzer, Sabine. Frauen auf Kreuzzügen: 1096-1291. Wissenschaftliche Buchgesellschaft,



Goldberg, P.J.P. “Migration, youth and gender in later medieval England,” in Youth in the

            Middle Ages, edited by P.J.P. Goldberg and Felicity Riddy. York Medieval Press, 2004,



Goscelin of Saint-Bertin: the hagiography of the female saints of Ely. Edited and translated

            by Rosalind C. Love. Oxford medieval texts. Clarendon/Oxford University Press,



Goswin, of Bossut. Send me God: the lives of Ida the Compassionate of Nivelles, nun of La

            Ramee, Arnulf, lay brother of Villers, and Abundus, monk of Villers, by Goswin of

            Bossut, translated by, and with an introduction by Martinus Cawley OCSO, and with a

            preface by Barbara Newman. Medieval women: texts and contexts; v. 6. Brepols,



Hagedorn, Suzanne.  Abandoned women: rewriting the classics in Dante, Boccaccio, & Chaucer.

            University of Michigan Press, 2004.


Hess, Erika E. Literary hybrids: cross-dressing, shapeshifting, and indeterminacy in medieval

            and modern French narrative. Studies in medieval history and culture; v. 21. Routledge,



Heymericus de Campo. Dyalogus super Revelacionibus beate Birgitte: a critical edition, with

            an introduction by Anna Fredriksson Adman. Acta Universitatis Upsaliensis. Studia

            Latina Upsaliensia; 27. Uppsala Universitet, 2003.


Hroswitha. Hrotsvitha Gandeshemensis Gesta Ottonis Imperatoris: lotte, drammi e trionfi nel

            destino di un imperatore, a cura Maria Pasqualina Pillolla. Per verba/Fondazione Ezio

            Franceschini; 20. Firenze: SISMEL edizioni del Galluzzo, 2003.


Images of women in Chinese thought and culture: writings from the pre-Qin period [1600 B.C.E.]

            through the Song dynasty [618-1279 C.E.], edited by Robin R. Wang. Hackett Publishing

            Company, 2003.  [Selections from original sources in English translation.]


Joan of Arc and spirituality, edited by Ann W. Astell and Bonnie Wheeler. The New Middle Ages.

            Palgrave, 2003.


            Ann W. Astell and Bonnie Wheeler, “Joan of Arc and spirituality,” 1-5; Nadia Margolis,

            “The mortal body as divine proof: a spiritual-physical blazon of Joan of Arc,” 9-36;

            Ann W. Astell, ‘The Virgin Mary and the “voices” of Joan of Arc,” 37-60; Henry Asgar

            Kelly, “Saint Joan and confession: internal and external forum,” 61-84; Jane Marie

            Pinzino, “Joan of Arc and lex privata: a spirit of freedom,” 85-109; Kelly DeVries,

            “Joan of Arc’s call to crusade,” 111-126; George H. Tavard, “Jeanne and the clergy,”

            129-146; Deborah Fraioli, “Gerson judging women of spirit: from female mystics to

            Joan of Arc,” 147-165; Yelena Mazour-Matusevich, “A reconsideration of Jean Gerson’s

            attitude toward Joan of Arc in light of his views on popular devotion,” 167-182; Brian

            Patrick McGuire, “Jean Gerson, the Shulammite, and the Maid,” 183-192; Heather M.

            Arden, “Christine de Pizan’s Ditié de Jehanne d’Arc: history, feminism, and God’s

            grace,” 195-208; Vicki L. Hamblin, “En l’honneur de la pucelle: ritualizing Joan the

            Maid in fifteenth-century Orléans,” 209-226; Nora M. Heimann, “The princess and the

            Maid of Orléans: sculpting spirituality during the July monarchy,” 229-247; Denise L.

            Despres, “Le triomphe de l’humilité: Thérèse of Lisieuz and ‘la nouvelle Jean’,”

            249-265; Ann Pirruccello, “Force or fragility?: Simone Weil and two faces of Joan of

            Arc,” 257-281; Anne Llewellyn Barstow, “She gets inside your head: Joan of Arc and

            contemporary women’s spirituality,” 283-293.


Lo Forte Scirpo, Maria Rita. C’ era una volta una regina . . .: due donne per un regno: Maria

            d’ Aragona [1362-1401] e Bianca di Navarra [1387-1441]. Nuovo medioevo; 67.

            Napoli: Liguori, 2003.


MacLean, Simon. “Queenship, nunneries and royal widowhood in Carolingian Europe,” Past &

            Present  no. 178 (February 2003), 3-38.


McAvoy, Liz Herbert. “Monstrous masculinities in Julian of Norwich’s A revelation of love and The

            book of Margery Kempe.” In The monstrous Middle Ages, edited by Bettina Bildhauer and

            Robert Mills. University of Wales Press, 2003, 55-74.


Mechthild, of Magdeburg. Mechthild of Magdeburg: selections from The Flowing light of the

            Godhead, translated from the Middle High German by Elizabeth A. Andersen. Library

            of medieval women. Boydell & Brewer, 2003.


Meltzer, François. “Between mysticisms: the trial of Joan of Arc. In Mystics: presence and

            aporia, edited by Michale Kessler and Christian Sheppard. University of Chicago Press,

            2003, 75-89.


The miracles of St. Aebbe of Coldingham and St. Margaret of Scotland. Edited and translated

            by Robert Bartlett. Oxford medieval texts. Clarendon/Oxford University Press, 2003.


Mueller, Joan. Clare of Assisi: the letters to Agnes. Michael Glazier/Liturgical Press, 2003.


Ogden, Amy V. Hagiography, romance and the Vie de Sainte Eufrosine. Edward C. Armstrong

            Monographs on Medieval Literature; 13. Dept. of  French and Italian, Princeton

            University, 2003.


Percan, Josip B. Femina dulce malum: la donna nella letteratura medievale latina (secolo

            10.-14.). Biblioteca medievale; 1. Kappa, 2003.


Phillips, Kim M. “Desiring virgins: maidens, martyrs and femininity in late medieval

            England,” in Youth in the Middle Ages, 45-59.


Picascia, Maria Luisa. “La riflessione etico-politica di Christine de Pizan.” In Filosofia in

            volgare, 191-206.


Il processo di canonizzazione di Caterina Vigri [1413-1463]: 1586-1712, ed. crit. a cura Di

            Serena Spanò Martinelli. Caterina Vigri: la santa e la città; 4. Firenze: SISMEL edizioni del

Galluzzo, 2003.


Ribordy, Geneviève. “Faire les nopces”: le mariage de la noblesse française (1375-1475).

            Studies and texts; 146. Pontifical Institute of Mediaeval Studies, 2004.


Riddy, Felicity. “’Publication’ before print: the case of Julian of Norwich,” in The uses of script and

            print, 1300-1700, edited by Julia Crick and Alexandra Walsham. Cambridge University

            Press, 2004, 29-49.


The single woman in medieval and early modern England, edited by Laurel Amtower and

            Dorothea Kehler. Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies; v. 263. Arizona

            Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2003.


            Laurel Amtower and Dorothea Kehler, “Introduction,” ix-xx; Jane Zatta, “The single

            woman as saint: three Anglo-Norman success stories,” 1-19; Paul Price, “I want to be

            alone: the single woman in fifteenth-century legends of St. Katherine of Alexandria,”

            21-39; Dorsey Armstrong, “Gender, marriage, and knighthood: single ladies in Malory,”

            41-61; Judith M. Spicksley, “To be or not to be married: single women, money-lending,

            and the question of choice in late Tudor and Stuart England,” 65-96; Jacqueline

            Vanhoutte, “A strange hatred of marriage: John Lyly, Elizabeth I, and the ends of

            comedy,” 97-115; Laurel Amtower, “Chaucer’s sely widows,” 119-132; Jeanie Grant

            Moore, “(Re)creations of a single woman: discursive realms of the Wife of Bath,”

            133-146; Allison Levy, “Good grief: widow portraiture and masculine anxiety in

            early modern England,” 147-164; Tracey Sedinger, “Working girls, status, sexual

            difference, and disguise in Ariosto, Spenser, and Shakespeare,” 167-191; Susan C.

            Staub, “’News from the dead’: the strange story of a woman who gave birth, was

            executed, and was resurrected as a virgin” [1644], 193-210; Mara Amster,

            “Frances Howard and Middleton and Rowley’s The changeling: trials, tests, and

            the legibility of the virgin body,” 211-232.


Smith, Kathryn A. Art, identity and devotion in fourteenth-century England: three women and

            their books of hours. British Library studies in medieval culture. British Library, 2003.


Stafford, Pauline. “Succession and inheritance: a gendered perspective on Alfred’s family history.”

            In Alfred the Great: papers from the eleventh-centenary conferences, edited by Timothy

Reuter. Studies in early medieval Britain 3. Ashgate, 2003, 257-264.


Thomas, Anabel. Art and piety in the female religious communities of Renaissance Italy:

            iconography, space, and the religious woman’s perspective. Cambridge University

            Press, 2003.


Waters, Claire M. Angels and earthly creatures: preaching, performance, and gender in the

            later Middle Ages. Middle Ages series. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004.


Watt, Diane. Amoral Gower: language, sex, and politics. Medieval cultures; v. 38. University

            of Minnesota Press, 2003.


Weiss, Bardo. “Die Väter der Kirche bei den frühen deutschen Mystikerinnen.” In Väter der

Kirche: ekklesiales Denken von den Anfängen bis in die Neuzeit: Festgabe für Hermann

Josef Sieben SJ zum 70. Geburtstag, hrsg. von Johannes Arnold, Rainer Berndt SJ, Ralf

Stammberger zusammen mit Christine Feld. Schöningh, 2004, 771-802.


Weissberger, Barbara F. Isabel rules: constructing queenship, wielding power. University of

            Minnesota Press, 2004.


Wolbrink, Shelley Amiste. “Women in the Premonstratensian Order of northwestern Germany,

            1120-1250.” Catholic historical review 89 (July 2003), 387-408. [Contributed by Charlotte

            Newman Goldy]


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Burrus, Virginia. The sex lives of saints: an erotics of ancient hagiography. Divinations: rereading      late ancient religion. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2004.


Eichberger, Dagmar. “A cultural centre in the southern Netherlands: the court of Archduchess

            Margaret of Austria (1480-1530) in Mechelen.” In Princes and princeley culture,

            1450-1650, edited by Martin Gosman, Alasdair Macdonald, Arjo Vanderjagt, v. I.

            Brill’s studies in intellectual history; v. 118/1. Brill, 2003, 239-258.


Lowe, K. J. P. Nuns’ chronicles and convent culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation

            Italy. Cambridge University Press, 2003.


Peters, Christine. Women in early modern Britain, 1450-1640. Social history in perspective.

            Palgrave-Macmillan, 2004.


Witwenschaft in der frühen Neuzeit: fürstliche und adlige Witwen zwischen Fremd- und

            Selbstbestimmung, hrsg. von Martina Schattkowsky. Schriften zur sächsischen

            Geschichte und Volkskunde, bd. 6. Leipziger Universitätsverlag, 2003.