The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women's Writing / Edition 1

The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women's Writing / Edition 1

by Carolyn Dinshaw
     
 

This Companion examines the lives of medieval women by focusing on the texts that emerged from and shaped their experience.See more details below

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This Companion examines the lives of medieval women by focusing on the texts that emerged from and shaped their experience.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521796385
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
01/28/2003
Series:
Cambridge Companions to Literature Series
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.71(d)

Table of Contents

Contributors; Chronology Chris Africa; Introduction Carolyn Dinshaw and David Wallace; Part I. Estates of Women: 1. Female Childhoods Daniel T. Kline; 2. Virginity Ruth Evans; 3. Marriage Dyan Elliott; 4. Widows Barbara Hanawalt; 5. Between Women Karma Lochrie; Part II. Texts and Other Spaces: 6. Women and authorship Jennifer Summit; 7. Enclosure Christopher Cannon; 8. At home; out of the house Sarah Salih; 9. Beneath the pulpit Alcuin Blamires; Part III. Medieval Women: 10. Heloise Christopher Baswell; 11. Marie de France Roberta L. Krueger; 12. The Roman de la Rose, Christine de Pizan, and the querelles des femmes David F. Hult; 13. Lyrics and romances Sarah McNamer; 14. Julian of Norwich Nicholas Watson; 15. Margery Kempe Carolyn Dinshaw; 16. Continental women mystics and English readers Alexandra Barratt; 17. Joan of Arc Nadia Margolis; Guide to further reading.

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