Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2260
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): De Courcelles , Dominique.
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  • Title: Recherches sur les livres et les femmes en Catalogne aux XVe et XVIe siècles [the author briefly considers the literary debate about woman's nature, the roles which women played in the creation of literary works as authors, dedicatees, and commissioners, and the kinds of books found in women's libraries; in briefly considering women's literary circles, the author mentions the noble woman Isabel Suaris who promoted courtly literature and Abbess Isabel de Villena whose convent was a center of literary activity].
  • Source: Des Femmes et des Livres: France et Espagnes, XIVe-XVIIe siècle. Actes de la journée d'étude organisée par l'École nationale des chartes et l'École normale supérieure de Fontenay/Saint-Cloud (Paris, 30 avril 1998).  Edited by Dominique de Courcelles and Carmen Val Julián.  Études et Rencontres de l'École des Chartes, 4. École des Chartes, 1999.  Pages 95 - 114.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Catalonia Dedicatees and Dedications Devotional Literature Manuscripts Monasticism Noble Women Patronage, Literary Printed Books Readers Women Authors
  • Geographic Area: Iberia
  • Century: 15- 16
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre national de la recherche scientifique
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: French
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2900791308
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