Ravishing Maidens: Writing Rape in Medieval French Literature and Law

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Abduction, 6, 10, 35, 54, 122
Acta, 123-24, 131-32, 134-40. See also Registre criminel de Saint Martin-des-Champs à Paris; Registre de l'officialité de Cerisy; Law
Adam de la Halle, Le Jeu de Robin et de Marion,135
Adultery, 93-99, 141, 163
Aesop, 75
Agatha, Saint, 23, 25, 152, 153
Agnes, Saint, 23, 28-29, 152, 155
Alexis, Saint, 153
Althusser, Louis, 168
Anastasia, Saint, 22, 33, 152
Andreas Capellanus, 106-7, 167
Audience: and gender, 16-18, 67; female, 67-68, 92, 168; male, 16-18, 110-13, 168; medieval literary, 72, 99. See also Women
Beaumanoir. See Philippe de Beaumanoir
Bec, Pierre, 166
Béroul, Tristan, 78-79, 91, 95-96, 99, 150, 163
Blanchard, Joel, 167
Bloch, R. Howard, 73, 153, 161-65
Bongert, Yvonne, 74., 162-65
Boswell, John, 31
Bracton, 123
Bruckner, Matilda T., 159
Brundage, James A., 9, 87, 120-21
Burns, E. Jane, 95, 163-65
Buschinger, Danielle, 170
Cahoon, Leslie, 70-71, 160-61
Canon, medieval literary, 13-15
Cantarella, Eva, 152
Carter, John Marshall, 123, 133, 163-64-, 171, 172, 174
Case, Sue-Ellen, 27-28, 32-34, 154-56
La Chanson de Roland,3
Le Chansonnier de Montpellier,108-9
Châtelet: court, 124., 128; Aegistre crimind du, 172
Chaucer, Geoffrey, 168, 173-74
Childebert II, 7
Chrétien de Troyes, 3, 13-15, 42-68, 79, 86, 92, 157-60; Cligès,53-55, 160; Erec et Enide, 3, 55-59; Lancelot ou le Chevalier de la Charrette,3, 48-50, 53, 60-61, 63-66, 66- 67; Perceval ou le Conte du Graal,3, 50-52, 61, 63-66, 101; Philomena,62-63, 159; Yvain ou le Chevalier au Lion,3, 45-48, 50, 157, 158. See also Eroticism; Humor; Romance
Christian church in Middle Ages: 6-9, 21- 22, 147, 151, 153
Christine de Pizan, 142-43, 161
Cixous, Hélène, 2, 148-49
Class, social, 104-21
Clergy: benefit of, 171; criminal behavior among, 12-27; lenient treatment of, 125; numerous rapists among, 124-27, 133-35
Cohen, Gustave, 77
Constantine, 6-7
La Continuation du Perceval,160
Courtly love, 11-12, 82, 84-85, 91, 99, 101-2, 118-20, 141-42; representation of domna or lady in, 119-20, 169
Crisart, Saint, 23, 152
Daria, Saint, 23, 152
Davis, Natalie Zemon, 19, 131, 173
Delehaye, Hippolyte, 151
Derrida, Jacques, 15-16, 169
Domna.See Courtly love
Doss-Quinby, Eglal, 169
Dronke, Peter, 26, 154
Drouart la Vache, 106-7, 167
Duby, Georges, 9-10, 14, 35, 71, 79, 85, 147, 161, 163, 164.
Dufresne, Jean-Luc, 171
Dupont, M. G., 170, 171
Enfouissement (burial alive), 173
Eroticism: in Chrétien de Troyes, 44-46, 49, 58-61; in hagiography, 22, 24, 29-31, 33, 34; in medieval women writers, 153; in pastourelles, 16-18, 109-13; in representation of rape, 158
Esforcer (esforcier): fame,2-6, 123, 170; motif of pucelle esforciée,43-44, 47-48, 53, 157

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