Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9612
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Watson , Nicholas.
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  • Title: Fashioning the Puritan Gentry-Woman's Devotion and Dissent in "Book to a Mother" [The author argues that the son who wrote a devotional text for his mother was a priest or friar who was angry about the corruption in the Church; he joined the worlds of devotion and religious dissent together].
  • Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.  Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley JohnsonMedieval Women: Texts and Contexts.  Brepols, 2000.  Pages 169 - 184.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Book to a Mother, Middle English Prose Didactic Work Devotional Literature Jesus Christ in Literature Lay Piety Mothers in Literature Theology Widows in Literature
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Western Ontario
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2503509797
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