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  • Record Number: 13711
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): McGovern-Mouron , Anne.
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  • Title: Listen to Me, Daughter, Listen to a Faithful Counsel: The "Liber de modo bene vivendi ad sororem" [The author argues that the "Liber" and its translation are indications of the concern that some monks felt for the spiritual welfare of nuns; the Appendix lists the chapter headings of the "Liber de modo bene vivendi ad sororem"].
  • Source: Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England.  Edited by Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead.  University of Toronto Press, 2000.  Pages 81 - 106.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Devotional Literature Latin Literature Manere of Good Lyvyng, Middle English Translation of the Devotional Text, Liber de Modo Bene Vivendi ad Sororem Readers Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: 12-13
  • Related Resources: Anne McGovern-Mouron's essay analyzes the Liber de modo bene vivendi ad sororem and its Middle English version, the Manere of Good Lyvyng for clues to its authorship as well as its use of biblical imagery which gently leads its recipient "out of the world
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802035175
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