Do the films about these women show a concern for the same transgressions that concerned medieval authorities or do they focus on other elements of these women’s lives, elements that make them seem more ‘modern’ to appeal to a modern audience? In other words, in light of the quote above, do these films show more concern for what would be modern issues with regard to these women or do they emphasize medieval concerns or show these women as extraordinary but expressing their extraordinariness within medieval bounds?

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III ESSAY QUESTION: Do the films about these women show a concern for the same transgressions that concerned medieval authorities or do they focus on other elements

of these women’s lives, elements that make them seem more ‘modern’ to appeal to a modern audience? In other words, in light of the quote above, do these films show

more concern for what would be modern issues with regard to these women or do they emphasize medieval concerns or show these women as extraordinary but expressing

their extraordinariness within medieval bounds? If the films do make these women seem more ‘modern’, how do they do that and if not, why not?

THIS IS THE QUOTE

In the Introduction to Race, Class, and Gender in ‘Medieval’ Cinema, the editors, Tison Pugh and Lynn T. Ramey state that “…the Middle Ages has served as a preferred

setting for exploring on the silver screen some of society’s deepest concerns.” (Race, Class, and Gender in ‘Medieval’ Cinema. Eds. Tison Pugh and Lynn T. Ramey.

New York: Palgrave, Macmillan, 2007, 1). This quote means that modern filmmakers who c

WHAT THIS ESSAY QUESTION BASICALLY ASKS IS: DO THE FILMS YOU HAVE CHOSEN SUPPORT THE QUOTE I GAVE YOU OR NOT – DO THE FILMS CHANGE THESE WOMEN, THEIR LIVES, THEIR

ACTIONS ETC., IN ORDER TO PRESENT AND MESSAGE THAT ADDRESSES MODERN CONCERNS?

THESE ARE THE CHARACTERGroup 1. WOMEN AND THE PHYSICAL – Héloise and her significant other (film: Stealing Heaven) and Eleanor of Aquitaine and her significant other

(fim: Lion in Winter) OR

PLEASE KNOW I LIVE IN NEW JERSEY SO THE TIME SHOULD BE NOTE. ALSO IAM RUNNING OUT OF TIME BECAUSE ONE OF THE SCHOLARS DID THIS PROJECT WRONG!!!!!

Time New Román front 12 doble space 4 pages

THESE ARE THE SOURCCES ONLY THESE SOURCES CAN BE USE

Bibliography

Primary source:

Peter of Blois. “Letter 154 to Queen Eleanor, 1173, an Attempt to Chastise her.” Trans. M. Markowski. Fordham University. Medieval Sourcebook.

http://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/source/eleanor.asp (last accessed on…)

Peter of Blois. “Letter 154 to Queen Eleanor, 1173 – Queen Eleanor, an Attempt to Chastise her.” Internet Medieval Sourcebook. Fordham University.

https://legacy.fordham.edu/halsall/source/eleanor.asp (last accessed on …)

Race, Class, and Gender in ‘Medieval’ Cinema. Eds. Tison Pugh and Lynn T. Ramey. New York: Palgrave, Macmillan, 2007, 1

Secondary sources:

Pernoud, Regine. “Eleanor of Aquitaine, Queen Consort of France and England.” Encyclopedia Britannica. http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/182258/Eleanor-of-

Aquitaine (last accessed on…)

Berman, Constance H. “Eleanor of Aquitaine and the Quarrel over Medieval Women’s Power.” University of Iowa. ir.uiowa.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?

article=1180&context=mff (last accessed on…)

Bullough, Vern L. “Medieval Concepts of Adultery.” Arthuriana 4 (1997): 5-15

Gragat, Daniel and Gregory Carrier. “Gender Transgression as Heresy: The Trial of Joan of Arc.” University of Alberta, History and Classics.

http://ejournals.library.ualberta.ca/index.php/pi/article/view/1604/1130 (last accessed on …)

Gordon, Mary. “Saint Joan of Arc.” Jehane d’Arc. http://www.jehannedarc.org/joavar.html (last accessed on.

Films:

Lion in Winter. Dir. Anthony Harvey. Avco Embassy, 1968

stealing heaven

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