Medieval Feminist Forum Bibliography

Winter 2005




Anchorites, wombs, and tombs: intersections of gender and enclosure in the Middle Ages, edited

            by Liz Herbert McAvoy and Mari Hughes-Evans. Religion and culture in the Middle Ages.

            University of Wales Press, 2005.


            Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Foreword”; Liz Herbert McAvoy and Mari Hughes-Evans,

            “Introduction: intersections of time and space in gender and enclosure”; Alexandra

            Barratt, “Context: some reflections on wombs and tombs and inclusive language”;

            Santha Bhattarcharji, “Guthlac A and Guthlac B: changing metaphors”; Rebecca

            Hayward, “Representations of the anchoritic life in Goscelin of Saint-Bertin’s Liber

            confortatorius”; Elizabeth Freeman, “Male and female Cistercians and their gendered

            experiences of the margins, the wilderness and the periphery”; Johan Bergström-Allen,

            “The Whitefriars’ return to Carmel”; Kristen McQuinn, “’Crepe into that blessed syde’:

            enclosure imagery in Aelred of Rievaulx’s De institutione inclusarum”; Susannah Mary

            Chewning, “Gladly alone, gladly silent: isolation and exile in the anchoritic mystical

            experience”; Ulrike Wiethus, “Dionysius of Ryckel: masculinity and historical memory”;

            Mari Hughes-Edwards, “’Wrapt as if to the third heaven’: gender and contemplation in

            late medieval anchoritic guidance writing”; Robert Hasenfratz, “’Efter hire euene’: lay

            audiences and the variable asceticism of Ancrene wisse”; Gate Gunn, “Beyond the tomb:

            Ancrene wisse and lay piety”; Catherine Innes-Parker, “The anchoritic elements of

            Holkham misc. 41”; Liz Herbert McAvoy, “’Closyd in an hows of ston’: discourses of

            anchoritism and The book of Margery Kempe.”


Andenna, Giancarlo.  Sanctimoniales Cluniacenses: studi sui monasteri femminili di Cluny e

            sulla loro legislazione in Lombardia (XI-XV secolo). Vita regularis. Abhandlungern:

            Ordnungen un Deutungen religiosen Lebens im Mittelalter; bd. 20. Lit, 2004.


Ankarloo, Bengt. “Postface: saints and witches,” in Procès de canonisation au Moyen Âge:

aspects juridiques et religieux/Medieval canonization processes: legal and religious

aspects, sous la direction de Gábor Klaniczay. Collection de l’ Êcole française de Rome;

340. Êcole française de Rome, 2004.


Aram, Bethany. Juana the Mad: sovereignty & dynasty in Renaissance Europe. The Johns

            Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science, 123rd series. The Johns

            Hopkins University Press, 2005.


Archer, Robert. The problem of woman in late-medieval Hispanic literature. Colección Támesis,

            serie A, Monografias; 214. Tamesis, 2005.


Ben no Naishi [13th cent.].  Sacred rites in moonlight: Ben no Naishi nikki [The memoir of Ben no

Naishi], introduced, translated, and annotated by S. Yumiko Hulvey. Cornell East Asia

series; 122. Cornell University Press, 2005.


Benedict, Kimberley M. Empowering collaborations: writing partnerships between religious

            women and scribes in the Middle Ages. Studies in medieval history and culture; 27.

            Routledge, 2004.


Bennett, Judith M. “Medieval women in modern perspective,” in Women’s history in global

            perspective, v. 2,  edited by Bonnie G. Smith. American Historical Association/University

of Illinois Press, 2005.


Blair, Sheila S. “Islamic art as a source for the study of women in premodern societies,” in

            Beyond the exotic: women’s histories in Islamic societies, edited by Almira El-Azhary

            Sonbol. Syracuse University Press, 2005.


Brownlee, Kevin. “Christine de Pizan: gender and the new vernacular canon,” in Strong voices,

            weak history: early women writers & canons in England, France, & Italy, edited by

            Pamela Joseph Benson and Victoria Kirkham. University of Michigan Press, 2005.


Bryce, Judith. “Les livres des Florentines: reconsidering women’s literacy in quattrocento

            Florence,” in At the margins: minority groups in premodern Italy, edited by Stephen J.

            Milner. Medieval cultures; v. 39. University of Minnesota Press, 2005.


Buettner, Brigitte. “Le système des objets dans le testament de Blanche de Navarre.” CLIO,

            histoire, femmes et sociétés 19/2004. Presses Universitaires du Mirail, 2004.


Calkin, Sibhain Bly. “Saracens and she-wolves: foreign consorts and group identity,” [Chap.

2] of Saracens and the  making of English identity: the Auchinleck manuscript.

Studies in medieval history and culture. Routledge, 2005.



Le château au féminin: actes des Rencontres d’ Archéologie et d’ Histoire en Périgord les 26, 27

            et 28 septembre 2003, textes réunis par Anne-Marie Cocula & Michel Combet. Scripta

            Varia 8. Boccard, 2004.


            Thérèse Vinyoles, Mireia Comas, Elena Cantarell, “Présence des femmes dans les

            châteaux de frontière, Catalogne, XIe-XII siècles”; María Elena Díez Jorge, “L’ Alhambra

            au féminin”; Hervé Mouillebouche, “le rôle des dames dans les maisons fortes de

            Bourgogne du XIIIe au XVIe siècle”; Philippe Bon, “’Bordée comme la collerette d’ une

            dame de la Renaissance’; Jean-Paul Desaive, “’Beaucoup de place et peu de traces: les

            femmes au manoir. Quelques exemples en Bourgogne sous l’ ancien Régime”; Michel

            Nassiet, “Les rôles féminins dans les manoirs de l’ Ouest au XVIe siècle”; Henry de la

            Tour-du-:in Chambly, “Le château de Jumilhac: un château au féminin. Témoignage”;

            Anne-Marie Cocula, “Catherine, la sacrifiée, gardienne des châteaux et du trésor des

            Albret”; Thomas Fouilleron, “Entrées de princesses et politique au féminin à Monaco aux

            XVIIe et XVIIIe siècles”; Jean-Marie Constant, “Les héroïnes baroques entre cour et

            château”; Roger Baury, “Figures et representations de la châtelaine dans le légendaire

            castral”; Beatrix Basti, “Le rôle de la femme du seigneur dans la vie religieuse et sa

            représentation en Autriche du XVIe au XVIIIe siècle.”


Christina of Markyate: a twelfth-century holy woman, edited by Samuel Fanous and

            Henrietta Leyser. Routledge, 2004.


            Henrietta Leyser, “Christina of Markyate: the introduction”; Douglas Gray,

            “Christina of Markyate: the literary background”; Stephanie Hollis and Jocelyn

            Wogan-Browne, “St. Albans and women’s monasticism: lives and their foundations in

            Christina’s world”; Samuel Fanous, “Christina of Markyate and the double crown’;

            Neil Cartlidge, “The unknown pilgrim: drama and romance in the Life of Christina of

            Markyate”; C. Stephen Jaeger, “The loves of Christina of Markyate”; Thomas Head,

            “The marriages of Christina of Markyate”; R. I. Moore, “Ranulf Flambard and Christina

            of Markyate”; Rachel Koopmans, “Dining at Markyate with Lady Christina”; Dyan

            Elliott, “Alternative intimacies: men, women and spiritual direction in the twelfth

            century”; Kathryn Kelsey Staples and Ruth Mazo Karras, “Christina’s tempting:

            sexual desire and women’s sanctity”; Jane Geddes, “The St. Albans Psalter: the abbot

            and the anchoress’; Tony Hunt, “The Life of St. Alexis, 475-1125”; E. A. Jones,

            “Christina of Markyate and the hermits and anchorites of England: list of of sites and



The church of Santa Maria Donna Regina: art, iconography and patronage in fourteenth-

            century Naples, edited by Janis Elliott and Cordelia Warr. Ashgate, 2005.


            Janis Elliott and Cordelia Warr, “Introduction”; Rosa Anaa Genovese, “Prologue:

            history of the building and restoration of the trecento church”; Samantha Kelly,       

            “Religious patronage and royal propaganda in Angevin Naples: Santa Maria Donna

            Regina in context”; Matthew J. Clear, “Maria of Hungary as queen, patron and

            exemplar”; Tanja Michalsky, “MATER SERENISSIMI PRINCIPIS: the tomb of

            Maria of Hungary”; Caroline Bruzelius, “The architectural context of Santa Maria

            Donna Regina’: Hisashi Yakou, “Contemplating angels and the Madonna of the

            Apocalypse”; Cathleen A. Fleck, “’To exercise yourself in these things by continued

            contemplation’: visual and textual literacy in the frescoes at Santa Maria Donna

            Regina’; Adrian S. Hoch, The ‘Passion’ cycle: images to contemplate and imitate amid

            Clarissan clausura”; Cordelia Warr, “The Golden legend and the cycle of the ‘Life of

            Saint Elizabeth of Thuringia-Hungary’”; Janis Elliott, “The ‘Last Judgement’: the cult of

            sacral kingship and dynastic hopes for the afterlife’; Julian Gardner, “Conclusion: Santa

            Maria Donna Regina in its European context.”


Clark, Elizabeth A. “Dissuading from marriage: Jerome and the asceticization of satire,” in

            Satiric advice on women and marriage from Plautus to Chaucer, edited by William G.

            Smith. University of Michigan Press, 2005.


Dietrich, Julia. “Women and authority in the rhetorical economy of the late Middle Ages,” in

            Rhetorical women: roles and representations, edited by Hildy Miller and Lillian

            Bridwell-Bowles. University of Alabama Press, 2005.


Discourses on love, marriage, and transgression in medieval and early modern literature, edited

            by Albrecht Classen. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies; v. 278. Arizona Center

            for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004.


            Albrecht Classen, “Love, marriage, and transgression in medieval and early modern

            literature”; Virginie Greene, “The knight, the woman, and the historian: Georges Duby

            and courtly love”; Michelle Boldu, “Transgressive troubadours and lawless lovers? Matre

            Ermengaud’s Breviari d’amor as a courtly apologia”; Lynn Shutters, “Christian love or

            pagan transgression? Marriage and conversion in Floire et Blancheflor”; Karen K.

            Jambeck, “’Femmes et tere”: Marie de France and the discourses of ‘Lanval’”; Sharon

            Kinoshita, “Colonial possessions: Wales and the Anglo-Norman imaginary in the Lais of

            Marie de France”; James A. Rushing, “Erec’s uxoriousness”; Ulrich Müller, “’L’auteur est

            mort, vive l’auteur’: love in poetry and fiction”; Suzanne Kocher, “Accusations of gay and

            straight sexual transgression in the Roman de la Violette”; Anna Kukułka-Wojtasik,

            “Littérature courtoise ou le libertinage avant la lettre: d’apres les Chansons de Guillaume

            de Poitiers et Joufroi, roman du XIIIe siècle”; Penny Simons, “Love, marraige, and 

            transgression in Joufroi de Poitiers: a case of literary anarchism?” ; Joanne Charvonneau,

            “Transgressive fathers in Sir Eglamour of Artois and Torrent of Portyngale”; Jean E. Jost,

            “Chaucer’s vows and how they break: transgression in The manciple’s tale”; Albrecht

            Classen, “Love, marriage, and sexual transgressions in Heinrich Kaufringer’s verse

            narratives (ca. 1400)”; Louise O. Vasvári, “’Buon cavallo e mal cavallo vuole sprone, e

            buona femina e mala femina vuol bastone’: medieval cultural fictions of wife-battering”;

            Marilyn Sandidge, “Constructing new women in early modern English literature”;

            Elizabeth C. Zegura, “True stories and alternative discourses: the game of love in

            Marguerite de Navarre’s Heptaméron.”

Excavating the medieval image: manuscripts, artists, audiences: essays in honor of Sandra

            Hindman, edited by David S. Areford and Nina A.Rowe. Ashgate, 2004.


            Part 2: Women and Power: Jean C. Wilson, “’Ricehement et pompeusement parée’:

            the collier of Margaret of York and the politics of love in late medieval Burgundy”;

            Ann M. Roberts, “The horse and the hawk: representations of Mary of Burgundy as

            sovereign”; Véronique P. Day, “Recycling Radegund: identity and ambition in the

            Breviary of Anne de Prye”; Rowan Watson, “Manual of dynastic history or devotional

            aid? Eleanor of Toledo’s Book of Hours”; Sherry C. M. Lindquist, “’Parlant de moy’:

            manuscripts of La coche by Marguerite of Navarre.”


Feichtinger, Barbara. “Change and continuity in pagan and Christian (invective) thought on

            woman and marriage from antiquity to the Middle Ages,” in Satiric advice.


Fenster, Thelma S. “Strong voices, weak minds?: the defenses of Eve by Isotta Nogarola and

            Christine de Pizan, who found themselves in Simone de Beauvoir’s situation,” in Strong

            voices, weak history.


Framing the family: narrative and representation in the medieval and early modern family,

            edited by Rosalynn Voaden and Diane Wolfthal. Medieval and Renaissance texts and

            studies; v. 280. Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005.


            Diane Wolfthal, “Introduction”; Felicity Riddy, “Fathers and daughters in Holbein’s

            sketch of Thomas More’s family”; Carol Mejia-LaPerle, “Domestic rhetors of an early

            modern family: female persuasions in A woman killed with kindness”; Robert S.

            Sturges, “Purgatory in the marriage bed: conjugal sodomy in The gast of Gy”; Sharon

            Farmer, “The leper in the master bedroom: thinking through a thirteenth-century

            exemplum”; Rosalynn Voaden, “A marriage made for heaven: the Vies occitanes of

            Elzear of Sabran and Delphine of Puimichel”; Micheline White, “Power couples and

            women writers in Elizabethan England: the public voices of Dorcas and Richard Martin

            and Anne and Hugh Dowriche”; Frima Fox Hofrichter, “An intimate look at Baroque

            women artists: births, babies and biography”; Pamela Sheingorn, “Constructing the

            patriarchal parent: fragments of the biography of Joseph the carpenter”; Julianne

            Vitullo, “Fatherhood, citizenship, and children’s games in fifteenth-century Florence”;          

            Karen Bollermann, “In the belly, in the bower: divine maternal practice in Patience”;

            Eva Frojmovic, “Reframing gender in medieval Jewish images of circumcision”; Diane

            Wolfthal, “Marriage and memory: images of marriage rituals in early Yiddish books of

            customs”; Bryan Curd, “Constructing family memory: three English funeral monuments of

            the early modern period.”


Fürstin und Fürst: Familienbeziehungen und Handlungsmöglichkeiten von hochadeligen Frauen

            im Mittelalter, hrg. von Jörg Rogge. Mittelalter-Forschungen; bd. 15. Jan Thorbecke

            Verlag, 2004.


            Jörg Rogge, “Einleitung”; Christine Kleinjung, “Geistliche Töchter – abgeschoben oder

            unterstütz? Überlegungen zum Verhältnis hochadeliger Nonnen zu ihren Familien im

            13. und 14. Jahrhundert”; Cordula Nolte, “der leib der hochst schatz – Zu fürstlicher

            Körperlichkeit, Gesunderhaltung und Lebensscihering (1450-1550). Familien- und

            alltagsgeschichteliche Perspektiven”; Ilona Fendrich, “Die Beziehung von Fürstin und

            Fürst: zum hochadligen Ehealltag im 15. Jahrhundert”; Bernadett Asztalos, “Zum

            Alltagsleben adeliger Frauen in der Frühen Neuzeit in Ungarn”; Bettina Elpers,

            Während sie die Markgrafschaft leitete, erzog sie ihren kleinen Sohn. Mütterliche

            Regentschaften als Phänomen adeliger Herrschaftspraxis”; Diana Zunker, “Familie,

            Herrschaft, Reich: die Herforder Äbtissen Gertrud II von der Lippe”; Sigrid Schmitt,

            “Die Herrschaft der geistlichen Fürstin. Handlungsmöglichkeiten von Äbtissinnen im

            Spätmittelalter”; Regina Schäfer, “Handlungsspielräume hochadeliger Regentinnen im

            Spätmittelalter”; Andreas Rüther, “Königsmacher und Kammerfrau im weiblichen Blick.

            Der Kampf um die ungarische Krone (1439/40) in der Wahrnehmung von Helene

            Kottanner”; Pauline Puppel, “Der Kampf um die vormundschaftliche Regentschaft

            zwischen Landgräfinwitwe Anna von Hessen un der hessischen Ritterschaft

            1509/14-1518”; Katherine Walsh, “Die Fürstin and der Zeitenwende zwischen

            Repräsentationsverpflichtung und politischer Verantwortung”; Regine Birkmeyer,

            “Aspekte fürstlicher Witwenschaft im 15. jahrhundert. Die Versorgung der Witwe im

            Spannungsfeld der Territorialpolitk am Beispiel der Margarethe von Savoyen

            (1420-1479)”; Cornell Babendererde, “Das Begängnis einer Fürstin als öffentliches

            Ereignis: zum Tod der Gräfin Margarete von Henneberg ( 13 Februar 1509).”


Ghirardo, Diane. “Marginal spaces of prostitution in Renaissance Ferrara,” in Phaethon’s children:

            the Este court and its culture in early modern Ferrara, edited by Dennis Looney and

            Deanna Shemek. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies; v. 286. Arizona Center for

            Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005.


Haluska-Rausch, Elizabeth. “Transformations in the powers of wives and widows near

            Montpellier, 985-1213,” in The experience of power in medieval Europe, 950-1350,

            edited by Robert F. Berkhofer, Alan Cooper, and Adam J. Kosto. Ashgate, 2005.


Hanna, Ralph, III and Smith, Warren G. “Walter as Valerius: classical and Christian in the

            Dissuasio,” in Satiric advice.


Healing the body politic: the political thought of Christine de Pizan, edited by Karen Green and

            Constant J. Mews. Disputatio; v. 7. Brepols, 2005.


            Karen Green, “Introduction”; Barry Collett, “The three mirrors of Christine de Pizan”;

            Cary J. Nederman, “The living body politic: the diversification of organic metaphors in

            Nicole de Oresme and Christine de Pizan”; Susan J. Dudash, “Christinian politics, the

            tavern, and urban revolt in late medieval France”; Constant J. Mews, “Latin learning in

            Christine de Pizan’s Livre de paix”; Earl Jeffrey Richards, “Bartolo de Sassaferrato as a

            possible source for Christine de Pizan’s Livre de paix”; Michael Richarz, “Prudence and

            wisdom in Christine de Pizan’s Le livre des fais et bonnes meurs du sage roy Charles V”;

            Karen Green, “On translating Christine de Pizan as a philosopher”; Glynnis M. Cropp,

            “Philosophy, the liberal arts, and theology in Le livre de la mutacion de Fortune and Le

            livre de l’ advision Cristine”; Julia Simms Holderness, “Castles in the air? The prince as

            conceptual artist”; Tracy Adams, “Moyennerresse de traictié de paix: Christine de Pizan’s

            mediators”; Lousie d’ Arcens, “Petit estat vesval: Christine de Pizan’s grieving body

            politic”; Tsae Lan Lee Dow, “Christine de Pizan and the body politic”.


Henry, Philippa A. “Who produced the textiles? Changing gender roles in late Saxon textile

            production: the archaeological and documentary evidence,” in Northern archaeological

            textiles: NESAT VII: textile symposium in Edinburgh, 5th-7th May 1999, edited by

            Frances Pritchard and John Peter Wild. Oxbow Books, 2005.


Klaniczay, Gábor. “Proving sanctity in the canonization processes (Saint Elizabeth and Saint

            Margaret of Hungary),” in Procès de canonisation au Moyen Âge.


Koch, Armin. Kaiserin Judith: eine politische Biographie. Historische Studien; bd. 486. Matthiesen

            Verlag, 2005.


Kolsky, Stephen. The ghost of Boccaccio: writings on famous women in Renaissance Italy. Late

            medieval and early modern studies; 7. Brepols, 2005.


Krag, Anne Hedeager. .”Denmark – Europe: dressan fashion in Denmark’s Viking age,” in

            Northern archaeological textiles.


Lundt, Bea. “Der Mythos vom Kaiser Karl: die narrative Konstrucktion europäischer Männlichkeit

            im Spätmittelalter am Beispiel von Karl dem Großen,” in Männer – Macht – Körper:

            Hegemoniale Männlichkeiten vom Mittelalter bis heute, Martin Dinges (Hg.). Reihe

“Geschichte und Geschlechter”; bd. 49. Campus Verlag, 2005.


Matter, E. Ann. “The canon of religious life: Maria Domitilla Galluzzi and the Rule of St. Clare of

            Assissi,”in Strong voices, weak history.


Moshövel, Andrea. “’Der hât aine weibischen muot ...’: Männlichkeitskonstruktionen bei Konrad

            von Megenberg und Hildegard von Bingen,” in Männer – Macht – Körper.


Nyberg, Tore. “The canonization process of St. Birgitta of Sweden,” in Procès de canonisation au

            Moyen Âge.


Owen-Crocker, Gale R. “Pomp, piety, and keeping the woman in her place: the dress of Cnut and

            Ælfigifu-Emma,” in Medieval clothing and textiles I, edited by Robin Netherton and Gale

            R. Owen-Crocker.


Paston letters and papers of the fifteenth century, edited by Norman Davis, parts I and II. Oxford

            University Press for the Early English Text Society, 2004. [Republication, with minor

            typographical and editorial corrections, of the 1971 and 1976 editions.]


Pearson, Andrea. Envisioning gender in Burgundian devotional art, 1350-1530: experience,

            authority, resistance. Women and gender in the early modern world. Ashgate, 2005.


The prime of their lives: wise old women in pre-industrial Europe, edited by Anneke B. Mulder-

            Bakker and Renée Nip. Groningen studies in cultural change; v. 10. Peeters, 2004.


            Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Introduction”; Renate Blumenfeld-Kosinski, “The

            compensations of aging: sexuality and writing in Christine de Pizan, with an

            epilogue on Colette”; Liz Herbert McAvoy, “’[A] péler of Holy Cherch’: holiness,

            authority and the wise woman in The book of Margery Kempe”; Renée Nip,

            “Family care: Ludeke Jarges (1469) and Beetke of Raskwerd (1554): two

            strong women from Groningen”; Helen Wilcox, “’A wife and lady oneself’:

            maturity and memory in the Diaries of Lady Anne Clifford (1590-1676)”; Geert

            Warner, “Ruusbroec’s letters: mytical maturity and age in medieval Dutch

            writing for women”; Brian Patrick McGuire, “Visionary women who did what they

            wanted and men who helped them”; Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Women as

            keepers of the common interest”; Ariadne Schmidt, “The winter of her life?:

            widowhood and the lives of Dutch women in the Early Modern era”; Marja

            van Tilburg, “Where has ‘the Wise, Old Woman’ gone ...?: gender and age

            in Early Modern and Modern advice literature.”


Queenship and political power in medieval and early modern Spain, edited by Theresa Earenfight.

            Women and gender in the early modern world. Ashgate, 2005.


            Elizabeth Haluska-Rausch, “Unwilling partners: conflict and ambition in the marriage of

            Peter II of Aragon and Marie de Montpellier”; Joseph F. O’Callaghan, “The many roles of

            the medieval queen: some examples from Castile”; Theresa Earenfight, “Absent kings:

            queens as political partners in the medieval crown of Aragon”; Mark Meyerson,

            “Defending their Jewish subjects: Elionor of Sicily, Maria de Luna, and the Jews of

            Moredre”; Núria Silleras-Fernández, “Spirit and force: politics, public and private in the

            reign of Maria de Luna (1396-1406)”; Ana Echevarria-Arsuaga, “The queen and the

            master: Catalina of Lancaster and the military orders”; Marta VanLandingham, “Royal

            portraits: representations of queenship in the 13th-century Catalan chronicles”; Peggy

            Liss, “Isabel of Castile (1451-1504): her self-representation and its context”; Jorge

            Sebastián Lozano, “Choices and consequences: the construction of Isabel de Portugal’s

            image”; Eleanor Goodman, “Conspicuous in her absence: Mariana of Austria, Juan

            José of Austria, and the representation of her power.


Rapoport, Yossef. Marriage, money and divorce in medieval Islamic society. Cambridge studies in

            Islamic civilization. Cambridge University Press, 2005.


Reid, Charles J.  Power over the body, equality in the family: rights and domestic relations in

            medieval canon law. Eerdmans, 2004.


The representation of women’s emotions in medieval and early modern culture, edited by Lisa

            Perfetti. University Press of Florida, 2005.


            Lisa Perfetti, “Introduction”; E. Ann Matter, “Theories of the passions and the ecstasies of

late medieval religious women”; James J. Paxson, “The allegorical construction of female

feeling and forma: gender, diabolism, and personification in Hildegard of Bingen’s Ordo

virtutum”; Elena Carrera, “The spiritual role of the emotions in Mechthild of Magdeburg,

Angela of Foligno, and Teresa of Avila”; Katharine Goodland, “’Us for to wepe no man

may lett’: resistant female grief in the medieval English Lazarus plays”; Wedny Pfeffer,

“Constant sorrow: emotions and the women trouvères”; Kristi Gourlay, “A pugnacious

pagan princess: aggressive female anger and violence in Fierabras”; Sarah Westphal,

            “Calefurnia’s rage: emotions and gender in late medeival law and literature”; Valerie

            Allen, “Waxing red: shame and the body, shame and the soul.”


Sex and sexuality in Anglo-Saxon England: essays in memory of Daniel Gillmore Calder, edited by

            Carol Braun Pasternack and Lisa M. C. Weston. Medieval and Renaissance texts and

            studies; v. 277. Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004.


            Carol Braun Pasternack and Lisa M. C. Weston, “Introduction”; R. D. Fulk, “Male

            homoeroticism in the Old English Canons of Theodore”; Lisa M. C. Weston,

            “Sanctimoniales cum sanctimoniale: particular friendships and female commiunity in

            Anglo-Saxon England”; Kathy Lavezzo, “Gregory’s boys: the homoerotic production of

            English whiteness’: Carol Braun Pasternack, “The sexual practices of virginity and chastity

            in Aldhelm’s De virginitate”; Mary Dockray-Miller, “Maternal sexuality on the Ruthwell

            Cross”; Shari Horner, “The language of rape in Old English literature and law: views from

            the Anglo-Saxon(ist)s”; Andrea Rossi-Reder, “Embodying Christ, embodying nation:

Ælfric’s accounts of Saints Agatha and Lucy”; Dolores Warwick Frese, “Sexing political

tropes of conquest: ‘The wife’s lament’ and Laʒamon’s Brut.”


Shemek, Deanna. “In continuous expectaton: Isabella d’Este’s epistolary desire,” in

            Phaethon’s children: the Este court and its culture in early modern Ferrara, edited by

Dennis Looney and Deanna Shemek. Medieval and Renaissance texts and studies; v. 286.

Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2005.


Smith, Warren S. “The wife of Bath and Dorigen debate Jerome,” in Satiric advice.


Spear, Valerie G. Leadership in medieval English nunneries. Studies in the history of medieval

            religion; v. XXIV. Boydell Press, 2005.


Spellberg, Denise A. “History then, history now: the role of medieval Islamic religio-political

            sources in shaping the modern debate on gender,” in Beyond the exotic.


Stowasser, Barbera Freyer. “The Qur’ an and history,” in Beyond the exotic.


Thiellet, Claire. Femmes, reines et saintes (Ve – XIe siècles). Cultures et civilisations

            médievales; no. 28. Presses de l’Université Paris – Sorbonne, 2004.


Walsh, P.G. “Antifeminism in the High Middle Ages,” in Satiric advice.


Weiss, Bardo. Die deutschen Mystikerinnen und ihr Gottesbild. Schöningh, 2004. 3 vols.


Women’s space: patronage, place, and gender in the medieval church, edited by Virginia Chieffo

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