Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9106
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Millett , Bella.
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  • Title: Ancrene Wisse and the Conditions of Confession [the author traces the development of the conditions of confession in the twelfth century in order to evaluate its presentation in the "Ancrene Wisse;" she concludes that the "Ancrene Wisse"'s uniqueness is to be found in its expansion of the conditions of confession with non-scriptural "exempla" and other borrowings].
  • Source: English Studies 80, 3 ( 1999): Pages 193 - 215.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Ancrene Wisse, Middle English Devotional Work Confession, Sacrament Devotional Practices Lay Piety Sources Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Southampton
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: Not Available
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