Medieval Women's Visionary Literature / Edition 1

Medieval Women's Visionary Literature / Edition 1

by Elizabeth Alvilda Petroff
     
 


These pages capture a thousand years of medieval women's visionary writing, from late antiquity to the 15th century. Written by hermits, recluses, wives, mothers, wandering teachers, founders of religious communities, and reformers, the selections reveal how medieval women felt about their lives, the kind of education they received, how they perceived the religion… See more details below

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These pages capture a thousand years of medieval women's visionary writing, from late antiquity to the 15th century. Written by hermits, recluses, wives, mothers, wandering teachers, founders of religious communities, and reformers, the selections reveal how medieval women felt about their lives, the kind of education they received, how they perceived the religion of their time, and why ascetic life attracted them.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780195037128
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, USA
Publication date:
03/27/1986
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
416
Product dimensions:
9.25(w) x 6.56(h) x 0.77(d)
Lexile:
1370L (what's this?)

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