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
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
  • Related Resources: Acknowledging the significant linguistic barriers created by the early Middle English of the central works of the anchoritic tradition, Alexandra Barratt advocates using translations and offers an extended discussion of translations and editions suitable
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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
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