Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 4624
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  • Title: Me atrevo a escribir así: Confessional Politics in the Letters of Isabel I and Hernando de Talavera [The author argues that Isabel wrote exaggeratedly humble letters to her confessor in order to resist his rigid rules for women's behavior].
  • Source: Women at Work in Spain: From the Middle Ages to Early Modern Times.  Edited by Marilyn Stone and Carmen Benito-Vessels.  Peter Lang, 1998.  Pages 147 - 173.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Confessors Gender Hernando de Talavera, Archbishop of Granada and Confessor to Isabella I la Catolica- Letters Humility Isabella I, la Catolica, Queen of Castile- Letters Politics Power Queens Rhetoric
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 15
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820436704
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