Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7537
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Robertson , Elizabeth.
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  • Title: This Living Hand: Thirteenth-Century Female Literacy, Materialist Immanence, and the Reader of the "Ancrene Wisse" [The author first surveys the manuscripts of the "Ancrene Wisse" and the languages that early readers would have used. Then she analyzes the broadly historical context of thirteenth century female religious readers. In the final section, Robertson focuses
  • Source: Speculum 78, 1 (January 2003): Pages 1 - 36. Abridged version published in Medieval Literature: Criticism and Debates. Edited by Holly A. Crocker and D. Vance Smith. Routledge, 2014. Pages 162-179.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Anchoresses Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Devotional Literature Devotional Practices Handbooks Latin Language Literacy Manuscripts Readers Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Colorado, Boulder
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  • Year of Publication: 2003.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00387134
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