Medieval Writings On Female Spirituality

Author: Various
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440633401
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This volume, edited by Elizabeth Spearing, who also prepared some of the translations, features a rich introduction to the lives and religious experiences of its subjects, as well as full explanatory notes.

Writing Religious Women

Author: Christiania Whitehead
Publisher: University of Toronto Press
ISBN: 9780802084033
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This collection of commissioned essays explores women's vernacular theology through a wide range of medieval prose and verse texts, from saints' lives to visionary literature.

Medieval Writings On Secular Women

Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0141968699
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This book was conceived just after the second-millennium celebrations when the
then editor of Penguin Classics, Laura Barber, suggested a twin volume to the
Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality by Elisabeth Spearing. Both of us were
immediately enthusiastic, because we realized that between us we could span a
good selection of writings on secular women from the north and south of Europe.
At the same time, we were apprehensive, in that as medievalists we were not
trained ...

Feminine Sanctity And Spirituality In Medieval Wales

Author: Jane Cartwright
Publisher: University of Wales
ISBN: 0708319998
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Medieval Writings on Female Spirituality (London: Penguin, 2002); Anke Bernau,
Ruth Evans and Sarah Salih (eds), Medieval Virginities (Cardiff: University of
Wales Press, 2003); Liz Herbert McAvoy and Mari HughesEdwards (eds),
Anchorites, Wombs and Tombs: Intersections of Gender and Enclosure in the
Middle Ages (Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2005). 2 Diane Watt, Secretaries
of God: Women Prophets in Late Medieval and Early Modern England (
Woodbridge: The ...

Feminist Approaches To The Body In Medieval Literature

Author: Linda Lomperis
Publisher: University of Pennsylvania Press
ISBN: 9780812213645
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Elizabeth Robertson Medieval Medical Views of Women and Female Spirituality
in the Ancrene Wisse and Julian of Norwich's Showings That women were
defined in the Middle Ages by their bodies has become almost a commonplace in
studies of medieval concepts of gender. The idea of a woman's essential
materiality arises primarily from Hippocratie, Aristotelian, and Galenic medical
views of women as they are synthesized with theological commentaries on

Visions And Longings

Author: Monica Furlong
Publisher: Shambhala Publications
ISBN: 0834829304
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Monica Furlong uses key selections from among these women's own writings and writings about them by their contemporaries, along with her own assessment of them, to open up their contributions to a wide popular audience.

Women And Disability In Medieval Literature

Author: T. Pearman
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230117562
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This book is first in its field to analyze how disability and gender both thematically and formally operate within late medieval popular literature.

Women And Experience In Later Medieval Writing

Author: A. Mulder-Bakker
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 0230620736
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This volume examines the common medieval notion of life experience as a source of wisdom and traces that theme through different texts and genres to uncover the fabric of experience woven into the writings by, for, and about women.

Medieval Women S Writing

Author: Diane Watt
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 074565763X
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The book will become standard reading for all students of these debates. Medieval Women's Writing is a major new contribution to our understanding of women's writing in England, 1100-1500.