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1. Record Number: 4669
Author(s): Pasztor, Edith.
Title : L'eremitismo femminile (secoli XII-XV) [Despite a conciliar prohibition of female religious living alone, anchoresses are found in northern Europe from the twelfth through fourteenth centuries. Their spirituality focused at first on mystical experience, including bridal imagery. Later, under Franciscan influence, female recluses focused more on Christ crucified].
Source: Donne e sante: Studi sulla religiosità femminile nel Medio Evo. Edith Pasztor .   Edizioni Studium, 2000.  Pages 65 - 96. Originally published as "Ideali dell'eremitismoi femminile in Europa tra i secoli XII-XV," in Eremitismo nel francescaneismo medievale (Roma, 1989). Pages 129-164.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 3553
Author(s): Elliot, Dyan.
Title : Authorizing a Life: The Collaboration of Dorothea of Montau and John Marienwerder [the author explores how John Marienwerder's quest for self-authorization in his writings masks Dorothea's spirituality and her life]
Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.   Edited by Catherine M. Mooney .   University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 168 - 191.
Year of Publication: 1999.

3. Record Number: 11816
Author(s): Stargardt, Ute.
Title : Male Clerical Authority in the Spiritual (Auto)biographies of Medieval Holy Women [The author discusses the way John Marienwerder handles Dorothea of Montau’s spiritual experiences, arguing that, while his written account offers few surprises, it also inspires interest in the “real” Dorothea. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Women as Protagonists and Poets in the German Middle Ages: An Anthology of Feminist Approaches to Middle High German Literature.   Edited by Albrecht Classen .   Kümmerle Verlag, 1991.  Pages 209 - 238.
Year of Publication: 1991.