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|Additional Physical Format:||Print version:
Van Gemert, Lia.
Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1200-1875 : A Bilingual Anthology.
Amsterdam : Amsterdam University Press, ©2010
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Lia Van Gemert; Hermina Joldersma; Olga Van Marion; Dieuwke Van der Poel; Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
|Description:||1 online resource (625 pages).|
|Contents:||Table of Contents; Preface and Acknowledgments; 1. Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1200-1575; 2. Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1575-1875; 3. Conclusion; Anthology; 1. The Daring Flight of a Soaring Bird; 2. The Agony and the Ecstasy of Divine Love; 3. Inspired and Resolute; 4. An Urban Anchoress; 5. 'As Sister Souken was wont to say ... '; 6. 'Some say that this book was written by a woman named Christine'; 7. Recording Practical Experience for Posterity; 8. What Every Midwife Needs to Know; 9. 'Just Like a Rose in Bloom'; 10. Word as Weapon in a Holy Mission. 11. Adamant Voices from Prison: Female Anabaptists12. The Gift of Beautiful Words; 13. A Blind Guide; 14. A Model of Godly Reformed Womanhood; 15. A Staunch Catholic; 16. Poetic Wit and Self-Deprecation; 17. The Truest of Friends; 18. Choosing the Better Part; 19. Obstinately Pursuing Her Own Course; 20. Uncommon Communal Songs from the Brussels Beguinage; 21. Anchoress and Autobiographer; 22. Contesting the Laurel Crown; 23. Opportunities for Women in the Chambers of Rhetoric; 24. A Life of Books; 25. Courageous and Broad-Minded; 26. Strong and Independent. 27. The Mystical Songs of an Ambitious 'Spiritual Daughter'28. Unorthodox in Everything; 29. Victim of Distortive Editing; 30. A Pietist Autobiography; 31. Poet for the Love of Her Country; 32. The Epitome of an Enlightenment Woman; 33. At the Heart of a Student Poetry Society; 34. The Unknown International Bestselling Author; 35. Fast Friends; 36. Writing as a Way of Life; 37. Rural Idylls; 38. Love, Death and Suffering; 39. A Blind Beacon; 40. A Manly Spirit in a Sickly Body; 41. A Pioneer of Girls' Education; 42. Good Cheer at the Beguinage in Lier; 43. The Dutch Joan of Arc. 44. An Everyday Patriot45. Female Psychology; 46. Social Criticism from the Belgian Beecher Stowe; 47. Competing with the Best; 48. A Versatile Pen; 49. A Witty Pioneer of Realism; 50. A Superb Duo; Bibliography; Index of Names and Subjects; Index of Titles and First Lines; Illustrations; Notes on the Editors, Contributors and Translators.|
|Series Title:||Amsterdam anthologies.|
This book provides a welcome English translation of a marvelous anthology of women's religious and secular writing, stretching from the visions of the late medieval mystics through the prison