Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 17892
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hemptinne , Thérèse.de
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  • Title: Reading, Writing, and Devotional Practices: Lay and Religious Women and the Written Word in the Low Countries (1350-1550) [The author argues in part that manuscripts in the vernacular served as a means of connection among female relatives and friends, both urban laywomen and those in religious life (Beguines as well as nuns). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Voice of Silence: Women's Literacy in a Men's Church.  Edited by Thérèse de Hemptinne and María Eugenia GóngoraMedieval Church Studies.  Brepols, 2004.  Pages 111 - 126.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Devotional Practices Friendship Lay Piety Literacy Manuscripts- Ownership of Readers Vernacular Language Woman Woman Relationships Women in Religion Writing
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 14- 15- 16
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
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