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1. Record Number: 11660
Author(s): Dutton, Elisabeth.
Title : Textual Disunities and Ambiguities of "mise-en-page" in the Manuscripts Containing "Book to a Mother" ["Book to a Mother" is a compilation text in which a son discusses prayers and various teachings of the Church. It is frequently accompanied by other devotional pieces in its four surviving manuscript copies. Dutton presents a brief codicological analysis of the four manuscripts emphasizing scribal practices in handling divisions within texts and separations between texts. Title note supplied by Feminae.]
Source: Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History , 6., ( 2003):  Pages 149 - 159.
Year of Publication: 2003.

2. Record Number: 4811
Author(s): Watson, Nicholas.
Title : Fashioning the Puritan Gentry-Woman's Devotion and Dissent in "Book to a Mother" [The author argues that the son who wrote a devotional text for his mother was a priest or friar who was angry about the corruption in the Church; he joined the worlds of devotion and religious dissent together].
Source: Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts in Late Medieval Britain. Essays for Felicity Riddy.   Edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Rosalynn Voaden, Arlyn Diamond, Ann Hutchison, Carol M. Meale, and Lesley Johnson Medieval Women: Texts and Contexts .   Brepols, 2000. Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History , 6., ( 2003):  Pages 169 - 184.
Year of Publication: 2000.

3. Record Number: 3109
Author(s): Warren, Nancy Bradley.
Title : Pregnancy and Productivity: The Imagery of Female Monasticism Within and Beyond the Cloister Walls [drawing on the exemplum of the Pregnant Abbess and the didactic work, "Book to a Mother, " the author argues that they strive to control women's productivity and regulate women's use of property; the Brigittine Order provides a counter example which encourages women's productivity, values women's work, and legitimates women's rights to control material resources]
Source: Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies , 28., 3 (Fall 1998):  Pages 531 - 552.
Year of Publication: 1998.