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French: Pre-1500

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Sites about French: Pre-1500 literature:

Classical and Medieval Literature Sites
A list of annotated links to major sites.
Author: Marlene Manoff
Medieval Feminist Index
“The Medieval Feminist Index covers journal articles, book reviews, and essays in books about women, sexuality, and gender during the Middle Ages. … In order to help researchers find current articles and essays quickly and easily, librarians and scholars began compiling the Medieval Feminist Index (MFI) in July 1996. … MFI covers over 300 journals as well as many essay collections devoted in large part to topics dealing with women, sexuality, or gender. However, no year’s worth of publications is completely indexed yet. … There are over 3000 records in the database currently, and more than one hundred records are added every other month. … The time period covered is 450 C.E. to 1500 C.E. with Russia extending to 1613, the beginning of the Romanov dynasty, because the sixteenth century is still medieval in social and politicial terms. The geographic area is Europe, North Africa, and the Middle East as well as areas in which Europeans travelled. Subject coverage for gender and sexuality means that articles on masculinity and male homosexuality are included. Publications in English, French, German, and Spanish are currently being indexed. Material in other languages, notably Italian, will be added in the near future. “
Contains: Bibliography
Author: Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship

Authors in French: Pre-1500 literature:

Christine de Pizan (ca. 1364 – ca. 1431)Gautier de Coinci (1177? – 1236)
Marie de France (12th c. – 12th c.)

Last Updated Mar 25, 2014