Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2250
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Rapp , Beverlee Sian.
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  • Title: A Woman Speaks: Language and Self-Representation in Hildegard's Letters [The author suggests that Hildegard adopts a comforting motherly tone when writing to women, while she has a variety of approaches to men: supplicatory, humble yet confident, and bold as the mouthpiece of God].
  • Source: Hildegard of Bingen: A book of Essays.  Edited by Maud Burnett McInerney.  Garland Publishing, 1998.  Pages 3 - 24.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Hildegard of Bingen, Abbess of Rupertsberg Language Letters Rhetoric
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  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 12
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Toronto [doctoral student]
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  • Year of Publication: 1998.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815325886