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Title : Autobiography or Autohagioglraphy? Decoding the subtext in the "Visions" of Elisabeth of Schonau [The author provides a brief overview of Elisabeth's life and her writings. She discusses the influence that Elisabeth's brother Ekbert may have had on the written accounts of her visions. She also considers the themes of pain and suffering and the devil's temptations that feature prominently in Elisabeth's visions. Excepts follow from the Latin text and English translation of Elizabeth's vision. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Women Writing Latin from Roman Antiquity to Early Modern Europe. Volume 2: Medieval Women Writing Latin.   Edited by Laurie J. Churchill, Phyllis R. Brown, and Jane E. Jeffrey .   Routledge, 2002.  Pages 197 - 229.
Year of Publication: 2002.