Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7277
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hanna , Ralph, III
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  • Title: Some NorFolk Women and Their Books, ca. 1390-1440 [the author explores two pair of women involved in literature culture: Margery Baxter and Avis Mone, two peasant women who were Lollards, and Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich; the author argues that all four women were dependent on male clerics or teachers to translate and read texts to them and that women's attempts to fulfill themselves through the written word were very difficult].
  • Source: The Cultural Patronage of Medieval Women.  Edited by June Hall McCash.  University of Georgia Press, 1996.  Pages 288 - 305.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Body Heresy Julian of Norwich, Mystic Kempe, Margery, Mystic Lollard Movement Manuscripts Mystics Norfolk, England Peasantry Readers
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 14- 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Riverside
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1996.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0820317014