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Women's writing in Middle English

Author: Alexandra Barratt
Publisher: London ; New York : Longman, 1992.
Series: Longman annotated texts.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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An anthology of Middle English writing 1300-1530 in whose production women were, or can be reasonably assumed, to have been involved. It includes a number of texts previously unedited plus background  Read more...

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Women's writing in Middle English.
London ; New York : Longman, 1992
(OCoLC)756452281
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alexandra Barratt
ISBN: 058206192X 9780582061927 0582061938 9780582061934
OCLC Number: 24009652
Description: xv, 328 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Introduction --
Women's writing in Middle English? --
Women's education and culture in the Middle Ages --
Women, authority and authorship --
Three strategies for dealing with male authority --
Anonymous texts and poetry --
Women's writing: a continuing tradition? The arrangement and selection of texts --
The texts --
The Fourteenth Century and earlier --
Middle English Trotula texts --
Lay le Freine / Marie de France --
The book of ghostly grace / Machtild of Hackeborn and Gertrude the great --
The mirror of simple souls / Marguerite Porete --
The revelations of Saint Elizabeth / Elizabeth of Hungary --
The revelations, The rule of our Saviour / Bridget of Sweden --
The orchard of Syon / Catherine of Siena --
The short (Carthusian) version of A revelation of love, The long (Benedictine) version of A revelation of love / Julian of Norwich --
The Fifteenth Century --
The epistle of Othea, The body of policy / Christine de Pisan --
A revelation of purgatory --
The book of Margery Kempe / Margery Kempe --
A collection of prayers --
The Seven Palms, Meditations upon the seven days of the week / Dame Eleanor Hull --
The book of hunting / Juliana Berners --
Some Paston letters --
Fifteenth and early sixteenth-century poems --
The imitation of Christ, The mirror of gold to the sinful soul / Lady Margaret Beaufort.
Series Title: Longman annotated texts.
Responsibility: edited by Alexandra Barratt.

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