Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8399
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Warren , Nancy Bradley.
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  • Title: Pregnancy and Productivity: The Imagery of Female Monasticism Within and Beyond the Cloister Walls [drawing on the exemplum of the Pregnant Abbess and the didactic work, "Book to a Mother, " the author argues that they strive to control women's productivity and regulate women's use of property; the Brigittine Order provides a counter example which encourages women's productivity, values women's work, and legitimates women's rights to control material resources]
  • Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 28, 3 (Fall 1998): Pages 531 - 552.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Book to a Mother, Middle English Prose Didactic Work Brigittine Order Economics in Literature Monasticism Sexuality in Literature Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Michigan
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 10829636
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