Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6994
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Purdie , Rhiannon
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  • Title: Sexing the Manuscript: The Case for Female Ownership of MS Chetham 8009 [The author argues that the manuscript was completed by or for a woman based on the selection of the fourteen texts included; the saints' lives, prayers, and romances all demonstrate a pronounced interest in female characters and women's concerns; the cou
  • Source: Manuscripta 41, 1 (March 1997): Pages 53 - 63.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Hagiography Handbooks Manuscripts- Ownership of Readers Romance, Literary Genre
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Manchester, MS Chetham 8009. Paper manuscript dated to the late fifteenth century. Contains fourteen items: 1) Life of St. Dorothy, 2) Assvmptio sancte marie, 3) Lyff of Seynt Anne, 4) Lyf of Seynt Katherin, 5) Liber Catonis, 6) Torrent of Portyngale, 7)
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Bristol
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00252603
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