Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9494
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Barratt , Alexandra.
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  • Title: Teaching Anchoritic Texts: The Shock of the Old [The author discusses texts written for anchoresses, various available editions, and their uses in the classroom. The appendix presents an edited extract in Middle English from "The Rule of a Recluse," the late medieval version of Aelred's letter to his sister, "De Institutione Inclusarum." Following the letter, there is a gloss translating the more difficult words in the Middle English text. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts. Christianity and Culture: Issues in Teaching and Research Series, Volume 2.  Edited by Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, and Roger Ellis.  D. S. Brewer, 2005.  Pages 131 - 143.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Ælred, Abbot of Rievaulx, Saint- De Institutione Inclusarum Anchoresses Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Handbooks Religion- Study and Teaching Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Waikato, New Zealand
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  • Year of Publication: 2005.
  • Language: English;Middle English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 1843840499