Medieval women's writing : works by and for women in England, 1100-1500 (Book, 2007) [WorldCat.org]
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Medieval women's writing : works by and for women in England, 1100-1500

Author: Diane Watt
Publisher: Cambridge : Polity, 2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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'Medieval Women's Writing' is a major new contribution to our understanding of women's writing in England, 1100-1500. The most comprehensive account to date, it includes writings in Latin and French as well as English.
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Watt, Diane, 1965-
Medieval women's writing.
Cambridge : Polity, 2007
(OCoLC)680644344
Named Person: Christina, of Markyate Saint; Marie, de France; Julian, of Norwich; Margery Kempe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Diane Watt
ISBN: 9780745632551 0745632556 0745632564 9780745632568
OCLC Number: 171111477
Description: viii, 208 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Christina of Markyate (c. 1096-after 1155) --
Marie de France (fl. 1180) --
Legends and lives of women saints (late tenth to mid-fifteenth century) --
Julian of Norwich (1342/3-after 1416) --
Margery Kempe (c. 1373-after 1439) --
The Paston letters (1440-1489).
Responsibility: Diane Watt.

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"A scholarly, sensitive and thoughtful account that will be invaluable to anyone studying the literary history of the period, from undergraduate level onwards." BBC History Magazine "A careful and Read more...

 
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