Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 1315
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Ives , Margaret and Almut Suerbaum
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  • Title: The Middle Ages [The authors provide a brief overview of women authors in Germany, surveying female scribes, religious writers, and later women authors at princely courts. The individuals described include the monastic scribes, Gisela of Kerssenbrock and Guda, the religious writers, Hrotsvitha of Gandersheim, Frau Ava, Hildegard of Bingen, and Mechthild von Magdeburg, and the noble women, Elisabeth von Nassau-Saarbrücken and Eleonore von Schottland. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: A History of Women's Writing in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.  Edited by Jo Catling.  Cambridge University Press, 2000.  Pages 13 - 26.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Latin Literature Literature- Drama Literature- Prose Literature- Verse Mystics Women Authors Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: General
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  • Author's Affiliation: Somerville College, University of Oxford
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0521444829
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