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1. Record Number: 8058
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.

2. Record Number: 7817
Author(s): Clark, Anne L.
Title : The Priesthood of the Virgin Mary: Gender Trouble in the Twelfth Century [The author examines the writings of Hildegard of Bingen and Elisabeth of Schönau and the representation of Mary on the silver eucharistic chalice from Cologne. Though Mary is shown with her hands raised in prayer, her association with other male figures on the chalice suggests an affirmation of male priestly prerogatives. Hildegard and Elisabeth emphasize their visions and virginity, not to argue for the ordination of women, but to indicate the roles they and other religious women played in the church. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion , 18., 1 (Spring 2002):  Pages 5 - 24.
Year of Publication: 2002.

3. Record Number: 3547
Author(s): Clark, Anne L.
Title : Holy Woman or Unworthy Vessel? The Representations of Elisabeth of Schšnau [The author explores the relationship between Elisabeth and her brother Ekbert who managed the publication of her visions; he preferred to downplay her piety while Elisabeth emphasized her prophetic role].
Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.   Edited by Catherine M. Mooney .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999. Journal of Feminist Studies in Religion , 18., 1 (Spring 2002):  Pages 16 - 34.
Year of Publication: 1999.

4. Record Number: 3269
Author(s): Storey, Ann.
Title : A Theophany of the Feminine: Hildegard of Bingen, Elisabeth of Schönau, and Herrad of Landsberg [The author explores the female aspects of the divine that are found in the three women's writings and the illustrations accompanying Herrad's and Hildegard's works].
Source: Woman's Art Journal (Full Text via JSTOR) 19, 1 (Spring/Summer 1998):16-20. Link Info
Year of Publication: 1998.