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Medieval Women's Visionary Literature

ISBN-10: 019503712X
ISBN-13: 9780195037128
Edition: 1986
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Description: These pages capture a thousand years of medieval women's visionary writing, from late antiquity to the 15th century. Written by hermits, recluses, wives, mothers, wandering teachers, founders of religious communities, and reformers, the selections  More...

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Book details

List price: $51.95
Copyright year: 1986
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 3/27/1986
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 416
Size: 6.75" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English

These pages capture a thousand years of medieval women's visionary writing, from late antiquity to the 15th century. Written by hermits, recluses, wives, mothers, wandering teachers, founders of religious communities, and reformers, the selections reveal how medieval women felt about their lives, the kind of education they received, how they perceived the religion of their time, and why ascetic life attracted them.

Acknowledgments
Introduction: The Visionary Tradition in Women's Writings: Dialogue and Autobiography
Notes
Women in the Early Church: St. Perpetua and St. Macrina
Notes
St. Perpetua (died Carthage, C A.D. 203): The Passion of Ss. Perpetua and Felcitas
St. Macrina (c. A.D. 327-379, Cappadocia, Greece): The Life of St. Macrina, by St. Gregory of Nyssa
Notes
Holy Women and the Christianizing of Europe: Hugeberc of Hildesheim, St. Leoba, and Hrotsvit of Gandersheim
Notes
Hugeberc of Hildesheim (8th Century A.D; Born Wessex; Died Germany): The Hodoeporicon of St. Willibald
Notes
St. Leoba (c. A.D. 700-779; Born Wessex; Died Germany): The Life of St. Leoba, by Rudolf, Monk of Fulda
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim (c. A.D. 932-C. A.D. 1000; Germany): Pelagius
Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: Abraham
Notes
Notes
Visionaries of the Early Twelfth Century: Christina of Markyate, Hildegard of Bingen, and St. Elisabeth of Sch�nau
Notes
Christina of Markyate (1096-8-1160; England): Of S. Theodora, a Virgin, Who is Also Called Christina
Notes
Hildegard of Bingen (1098-1179; Germany): The Visions of St. Hildegarde: Extracts from the Scivias
Notes
Notes
Hildegard of Bingen: Liturgical Songs
St. Elisabeth of Sch�nau (1129-1165; Germany): Visions -- Book Two
Notes
New Styles of Feminine Spirituality -- the Beguine Movement: Marie D'Oignies, Christina Mirabilis, Hadewijch of Brabant, and Beatrijs of Nazareth
Notes
Marie D'Oignies (1177-1213; Brabant-Flanders): The Life of Marie D'Oignies, by Jacques De Vitry
Christina Mirabilis (1150-1224; Brabant-Flanders): The Life of Christina of St. Trond, Called Christina Mirabilis, by Thomas De Cantimpr�
Hadewijch of Brabant (first Half of Thirteenth Century; Antwerp): Letters to a Young Beguine
Hadewijch of Brabant: Visions
Notes
Beatrijs of Nazareth (c. 1200-1268; Antwerp): There Are Seven Manners of Loving
Beguine Spirituality and the Convent of Helfta: Mechthild of Magdeburg and St. Gertrude the Great
Notes
Mechthild of Magdeburg (1207-1282; Germany): Selections from the Flowing Light of the Godhead
Notes
St. Gertrude the Great (1241-1298; Germany): Part II of the Revelations of St. Gertrude
Conclusion of This Book
Women and Spirituality in Medieval Italy St. Clare of Assisi, St. Agnes of Assisi, St. Umilit� of Faenza, Blessed Angela of Foligno, and St. Catherine of Siena
Notes
St. Clare of Assisi (1196-1253; Italy): The Testament of St. Clare
Notes
St. Agnes of Assisi (1198-1254; Italy): Letter to St. Clare
St. Umilt� of Faenza (1126-1310; Italy): Sermons
Blessed Angela of Foligno (1248-1309; Italy) from the Liber De Vere Fidelium Experientia: (the Book of the Experience of the Truly Faithful)
St. Catherine of Siena (1347-1380; Italy): Letters
Women, Heresy, and Holiness in Early Fourteenth-Century France: Na Prous Boneta, Marguerite D'Oingt, and Marguerite Porete
Notes
Na Prous Boneta (1290-1325; Carcassone, France): The Confession of Na Prous Boneta, Heretic and Heresiarch, Carcassone, France, 6 August 1325
Marguerite D'Oingt (died 1310; Poleteins Near Lyon): The Mirror of St. Marguerite D'Oingt
Marguerite Porete (died Paris, 1310): From the Mirror of Simple Souls Who Are Annihilated and Who Only Remain in the Will and Desire for Love
Women Writers of the Late Fourteenth Century -- Seeking Models: Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, Do�a Leonor L�pez De C�rdoba, and Christine De Pizan
Notes
Julian of Norwich (1343-1413; England): From Showings (long Text)
Notes
Margery Kempe (1373-1439; England): From the Book of Margery Kempe
Notes
Do�a Leonor L�pez De C�rdoba (c. 1362-C. 1412; Spain): The Memories of Do�a Leonor L�pez De C�rdoba
Christine De Pizan (1363-1429? France) Selections from the Works of Christine De Pizan: The Lavision-Christine, 1405
Christine De Pizan: The One Hundred Ballads (1393-1399?)
Christine De Pizan Romance of the Rose: Christine's Response to the Treatise on the Romance of the Rose by John of Montrevil, June-July 1401: the First Extant Combative Document in the Debate
Individual and Collective Reformation at the End of the Middle Ages: Magdelena Beutler of Freiburg and Mary of Nijmeghen
Notes
Magdalena Beutler of Freiburg (1407-1458; Germany): From the Life of Magdalena Beutler
Anna Bijns Attributed (fourteenth or Fifteenth Century; Dutch): Mary of Nijmeghen
Bibliography
Index

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