Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500

Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500

by P. Ranft
     
 

ISBN-10: 1403961395

ISBN-13: 9781403961396

Pub. Date: 01/28/2004

Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan US

Western intellectual tradition has long been viewed as an exclusive male bastion, but Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500 proves that this thesis is no longer tenable. By identifying and analyzing the intellectual writings and activities of women throughout the centuries this study, the first of two volumes, documents a level of participation in

Overview

Western intellectual tradition has long been viewed as an exclusive male bastion, but Women in Western Intellectual Culture, 600-1500 proves that this thesis is no longer tenable. By identifying and analyzing the intellectual writings and activities of women throughout the centuries this study, the first of two volumes, documents a level of participation in intellectual matters that will surprise many readers. The quality and quantity of these contributions show that women's voices deserve more attention in intellectual history.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781403961396
Publisher:
Palgrave Macmillan US
Publication date:
01/28/2004
Edition description:
2008
Pages:
292
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 9.02(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction The Early Renaissances The Creation of a Literate Society The Coming of the Vernacular The Vernacular Mothers Scholastics, Mystics, and Secondary Intellectuals The Great Theologians Woman Humanists

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