Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3754
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Chewning , Susannah Mary.
  • Contributor(s):
  • Title: Mysticism and the Anchoritic Community: "A Time... of Veiled Infinity" [suggests that the author's persona presented in the "Wohunge" is feminine and that mystical texts are acts of feminine writing irrespective of the sex of the author].
  • Source: Medieval Women in Their Communities.  Edited by Diane Watt.  University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 116 - 137.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Feminist Theory Gender Mystics Narrator Readers Self in Literature Wohunge of Ure Lauerd, Middle English Devotional Work Women in Religion
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Illustrations:
  • Table: One figure. Title page of "Wohunge" from British Library, MS Cotton. Titus. D. xviii, f. 127r.
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: Kean College of New Jersey
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802042899