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1. Record Number: 4243
Author(s): Beach, Alison I.
Title : Claustration and Collaboration Between the Sexes in the Twelfth-Century Scriptorium [the author compares the book production practices of two German double houses; Admont valued women's learning and the abbot worked with nuns to write down his Biblical commentaries; Schäftlarn did not train women in writing nor allow them access to books, but women who could already write were put to work in the scriptorium].
Source: Monks and Nuns, Saints and Outcasts: Religion in Medieval Society. Essays in Honor of Lester K. Little.   Edited by Sharon Farmer and Barbara H. Rosenwein .   Cornell University Press, 2000.  Pages 57 - 75.
Year of Publication: 2000.