Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3736
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Clark , Robert L. A.
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  • Title: Constructing the Female Subject in Late Medieval Devotion [The author analyzes a number of devotional manuals addressed to laywomen and argues that the practices therein advised (prayer, fasting, etc.) empowered women, giving them choices and some control over their everyday lives. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Medieval Conduct.  Edited by Kathleen Ashley and Robert L. A. Clark.  Medieval Cultures, Volume 29. University of Minnesota Press, 2001.  Pages 160 - 182.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Devotional Literature Devotional Practices Domestic Space Gender Lay Piety Liminality Prayer Private Sphere and Public Sphere Spiritual Care Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: France
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: Kansas State University
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  • Year of Publication: 2001.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0816635757
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