Medieval Feminist Forum Bibliography

Summer 2005


Batt, Catherine. “The idioms of women’s work and Thomas Hoccleve’s travails,” in The Middle

            Ages at work: practicing labor in late medieval England, edited by Kellie Robertson

            and Michael Uebel. The new Middle Ages. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.


Beach, Alison I. Women as scribes: book production and monastic reform in twelfth-century

            Bavaria. Cambridge studies in palaeography and codicology; 10. Cambridge University

            Press, 2004.


Bell, Susan Groag. The lost tapestries of the City of Ladies: Christine de Pizan’s Renaissance

            legacy. University of California Press, 2004.


Berthier, Marie-Thérèse and Sweeney, John-Thomas. Guigone de Salins 1403-1470: une

            femme de la Bourgogne médiévale. Éditions de l’Armançon, 2003.


Bijun, Zheng. “Characteristics of women’s lives during the Song [1127-1271] dynasty,” in

            Holding up half the sky: Chinese women past, present, and future, edited by

            Tao Jie, Zheng Bijun, and Shirley L. Mow. Feminist Press, 2004, 17-29.


Birky, Robin Hass. “’The word made flesh’: gendered bodies and anti-bodies in twelfth- and

            thirteenth-century arts of poetry,” in Medieval rhetoric: a casebook, edited by Scott

            D. Troyan. Routledge medieval casebooks, v. 36. Routledge/Taylor & Francis, 2004.


Blumenthal, Debra. “Sclaves molt fortes, senyors invalts: sex, lies and paternity suits in
            fifteenth-century Spain,” in Women, texts and authority in the early modern Spanish
, edited by Marta V. Vicente and Luis R. Corteguera. Women and gender in the
            early modern world. Ashgate, 2003.


Bodden, M. C. “Chaucer’s Clerk’s tale: interrogating ‘virtue’ through violence,” in ‘A great effusion

of blood’?: interpreting medieval violence, edited by Mark D. Meyerson, Daniel Thiery,

and Oren Falk. University of Toronto Press, 2004.


Burgwinkle, William. Sodomy, masculinity, and law in medieval literature: France and England,

            1050-1230. Cambridge studies in medieval literature. Cambridge University Press, 2004.


Capetian women, edited by Kathleen Nolan. The New Middle Ages. Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.


            Kathleen Nolan, “Introduction”; Penelope Ann Adair, “Constance of Arles: a study in

            duty and frustration”; Lois L. Huneycutt, “The creation of a crone: the historical

            reputation of Adelaide of Maurienne”; Kathleen Nolan, “The tomb of Adelaide of

            Maurienne and the visual imagery of Capetial queenship”; Aline G. Hornaday,

            “A Capetian queen as street demonstrator: Isabelle of Hainaut”; Kathleen S.

            Schowalter, “The Ingeborg psalter: queenship, legitiamcy, and the appropriation of

            Byzantine art in the West”; Miriam Shadis, “Blanche of Castile and Facinger’s

            ‘Medieval queenship’: reassessing the argument”; Afrodesia E. McCannon,

            “Two Capetian queens as the foreground for an aristocrat’s anxiety in the Vie de

            Saint Louis”; Tracy Chapman Hamilton, “Queenship and kinship in the

            French Bible moralisée: the example of Blanche of Castile and Vienna ÖNB 2554”;

           William Chester Jordan, “Isabelle of France and religious devotion at the

            court of Louis IX”; Anne Rudloff Stanton, “Isabelle of France and her

            manuscripts, 1308-58”; Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Jeanne of Valois: the

            power of a consort”; Kimberly A. LoPrete, “Historical ironies in the study of

            Capetian women.”


Clancy-Smith, Julia. “Exemplary women and sacred journeys: women and gender in Judaism,

            Christianity, and Islam from late antiquity to the eve of modernity,” [Chap. 3]

            in Women’s history in global perspective, edited by Bonnie G. Smith, vol. 1.

            University of Illinois Press, 2004, 92-144.


Clark, Anne L. “The cult of the Virgin Mary and technologies of Christian formation in the later

            Middle Ages,” in Educating people of faith: exploring the history of Jewish and

            Christian communities, edited by Jon Van Engen. Eerdman’s Publishing, 2004,



A companion to the Book of Margery Kempe, edited by John H. Arnold and Katherine J. Lewis.

            D.S. Brewer, 2004.


            Barry Windeatt, “Introduction: reading and re-reading The book of Margery Kemp”;

            Kim M. Phillips, “Margery Kempe and the ages of woman”; Isabel Davis, “Men and

            Margery: negotiating medieval patriarchy”; Kate Parker, “Lynn and the making of a

            mystic”; John H. Arnold, “Margery’s trials: heresy, Lollardy and dissent”; Allyson Foster,

            A shorte treatyse of contemplacyon: The book of Margery Kempe in its early print

contexts”; Jacqueline Jenkins, “Reading and The book of Margery Kempe”; Claire

Sponsler, “Drama and piety: Margery Kempe”; Diane Watt, “Political prophecy in

The book of Margery Kempe”; Sarah Salih, “Margery’s bodies: piety , work and penance”;

P. H. Cullum, “’Yf lak of charyte be not ower hynderawnce’: Margery Kempe, Lynn, and

the practice of the spiritual and bodily works of mercy”; Katherine J. Lewis, “Margery

Kempe and saint making in later medieval England”; John H. Arnold and Katherine J.

Lewis, “Afterword.”


Connor, Carolyn L. Women of Byzantium. Yale University Press, 2004.


Crachiolo, Beth. “Seeing the gendering of violence: female and male martyrs in the South

            English legendary,” in ‘A great effusion of blood’?


Davis, Isabel. “John Gower’s fear of flying: transitional masculinities in the Confessio amantis,” in
            Rites of passage: cultures of transition in the fourteenth century, edited by Nicola F.
            McDonald and W. Ml Ormrod. Boydell, 2004.


de Pizan, Christine. The treasure of the City of ladies, or the Book of the three virtues, translated
            by Sarah Lawson, rev. ed. Penguin classics. Penguin, 2004.


Deist, Rosemarie. Gender and power: counsellors and their masters in antiquity and medieval

            courtly romance. Universitätsverlag Winter, 2003.


Eads, Valerie. “The geography of power: Matilda of Tuscany and the strategy of active defense,”

            in Crusaders, condottieri, and cannon: medieval warfare in societies around the

            Mediterranean, edited by Donald J. Kagay and Andrew Villalon. Grill, 2003, 355-384.


The Medieval mystical tradition in England: Exeter Symposium VII: papers read at Charney
            Manor, July 2004
, edited by E. A. Jones. D.S. Brewer, 2004.


            Annie Sutherland, “’Oure feyth is groundyd in goddes worde’ – Julian of Norwich and the

Bible”; Marleen Cré, “’We are Unit4ed with God (and God with Us?)’: adapting Ruusbroec

in The Treatise of Perfection of the Sons of God and The Chastising of God’s Children;

Denise N. Baker, “The structure of the soul and the ‘Godly Wylle’ in Julian of Norwich’s

Showings”; Liz Herbert McAvoy, “’Neb . . . sumdeal ilich wummon & neddre is behinden’:

reading the monstrous in the anchoritic text”; Ann M. Hutchison, “Reflections on apsects

of the spiritual impact of St Birgitta, the Revelations and the Bridgettine Order in late

medieval England”; C. Annette Grisé, “Holy women in print: continental female mystics

and the English spiritual tradition”; David Griffith, “The reception of continental women

mystics in fifteenth- and sixteenth-century England: some artistic evidence”; Naoë Kukita

Yoshikawa, “Discretio spirituum in time: the impact of Julian of Norwich’s counsel in the

Book of Margery Kempe”; Karl Heinz Steinmetz, “’Thiself a cros to thiself’: Christ as

signum impressum in the Cloud-texts against the background of expressionistic

Christology in late medieval devotional theology”; Valerie Edden, “’The prophetycal lyf

of an heremyte’: Elijah as a model of the contemplative life in The book of the first

monks”; Susannah Mary Chewning, “’Makedes of me / wrecche [p]i leofmon & spouse’:

mystical desire and visionary consummation”; Alexandra Barratt, “Lordship, service and

worship in Julian of Norwich”; Vincent Gillespie, “’Hid Diuinite’: the spirituality of the

English Syon Brethren.”


Gastle, Brian W. “’As if she were single’: working wives and the late medieval English femme

            sole,” in The Middle Ages at work.


Gender and sexuality in the Middle Ages: a medieval source documents reader, edited by Martha

            A. Bryna. McFarland & Company, Inc., 2005.


Gender in the early medieval world: east and west, 300-900, edited by Leslie Brubaker and

            Julia M. H. Smith. Cambridge University Press, 2004.


            Julia M. H. Smith, “Introduction: gendering the early medieval world”; Walter Pohl,

            “Gender and ethnicity in the early Middle Ages”; Mary Harlow, “Clothes maketh the

            man: power dressing and elite masculinity in the later Roman world”; Shaun Tougher,

            “Social transformation, gender transformation?: the court eunuch, 300-900”; Leslie

            Brubaker, “Sex, lies and textuality: the Secret History of Prokopios and the rhetoric of

            gender in sixth-century Byzantium”; Martha Vinson, “Romance and reality in the

            Byzantine bride shows”; Julia Bray, “Men, women and slaves in Abbasid society”;

            Nadia Maria El Cheikh, “Gender and politics in the harem of al-Maqtadir”; Bonnie

            Effros, “Dressing conservatively: women’s brooches as markers of ethnic identity?”;

            Janet L. Nelson, “Gendering courts in the early medieval west”; Gisela Muschiol,

            “Men, women and liturgical practice in the early medieval west”; Yitzhak Hen, “Gender

            and the patronage of culture in Merovingian Gaul”; Ian Wood, “Genealogy defined by

            women: the case of the Pippinids”; Mayke de Jong, “Bride shows revisited: praise,

            slander and exegesis in the reign of the empress Judith”; Lynda Coon, “’What is the

            Word if not semen?’: priestly bodies in Carolingian exegesis”; Dawn Hadley,

            “Negotiating gender, family and status in Anglo-Saxon bural practices, c. 600-950.”


Gilbert, Jane. “Becoming women in Chaucer: ‘On ne naît femme, on le meurt,” in Rites of


Grossman, Avraham. Pious and rebellious: Jewish women in medieval Europe, trans. from the

            Hebrew by Jonathan Chipman. Tauber Institute for the Study of European Jewry/

           Brandeis series on Jewsih women. Brandeis University Press, 2004.


Hagen, Susan K. “The visual theology of Julian of Norwich,” in Medieval memory: image and text,

            edited by Frank Willaert, Herman Braet, Thom Mertens, and Theo Venckeleer. Fédération

            Internationale des Instituts d’Études Médiévales Textes et Études du Moyen Âge, 27.

            Brepols, 2004.


Holiness and masculinity in the Middle Ages, edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis.
            Religion and culture in the Middle Ages. University of Wales Press, 2004.


            P. H. Cullum, “Introduction: holiness and masculinity in medieval Europe”;
            Emma Pettit, “Holiness and masculinity in Aldhelm’s Opus geminatum de
            virginitate”; Jacqueline Murray, “Masculinizing religious life: sexual prowess,
            the battle for chastity and monastic identity”; Christopher C. Craun, “Matronly
            monks: Theodoret of Cyrrhus’ sexual imagery in the Historia relligiosa”; Carolyn
            Diskant Muir, “Bride or bridegroom?: masculine identity in mystic marriages”;
            Meri Heinonen, “Henry Suso and the divine knighthood”; Shaun Tougher, “Holy
            eunuchs!: masculinity and eunuch saints in Byzantium”; Robert Mills, “The
            significance of the tonsure”; Dawn Marie Hayes, “Christian sanctuary and
            repository of France’s political culture: the construction of holiness and
            masculinity at the Royal Abbey of Saint-Denis, 987-1328”; Edward Christie,
            “Self-mastery and submission: holiness and masculinity in the lives of
            Anglo-Saxon martyr-kings”; Katherine J. Lewis, “Edmund of East Anglia,
            Henry VI and ideals of kingly masculinity”; M. W. Ormrod, “Monarchy,
            martyrdom and masculinity: England in the late Middle Ages”; Fiona S.
            Dunlop, “Making youth holy: holiness and masculinity in The interlude of
            youth”; Sarah L. Barstow, “The Catholic gentlemen of the North: unreformed
            in the age of reformation?.”


Hrotsvit of Gandersheim: contexts, identities, affinities, and performances, edited by Phyllis R.

            Brown, Linda A. McMillin, and Katharina M. Wilson. University of Toronto Press, 2004.


            Katharina M. Wilson, “Introduction”; Jay T. Lees, “Hrotsvit of Gandersheim and the

            problem of royal succession in the East Frankish Kingdom”; David Day, “The iudex

            aequus: legality and equity in Hrotsvit’s Basileus”; Linda A. McMillin, “’Weighed down

            with a thousand evils’: images of Mulsims in Hrotsvit’s Pelagius”; Florence Newman,

            “Violence and virginity in Hrotsvit’s dramas”; Daniel T. Kline, “Kids say the darndest

            things: irascible children in Hrotsvit’s Sapientia”; Ronald Stottlemyer, “The

            construction of the desiring subject in Hrotsvit’s Pelagius and Agnes”; Ulrike

            Wiethaus, “Pulchrum signum? Sexuality and the politics of religion in the works of

            Hrotsvit of Gandersheim composed between 963 and 973”; Robert Talbot,

            “Hrotsvit’s dramas: is there a Roman in these texts?”; Phyllis R. Brown, “Hrotsvit’s

            Sapientia as a foreign woman”; Patricia Silber, “Hrotsvit and the devil”; Jane

            Chance, “Hrotsvit’s Latin drama Gallicanus and the Old English epic Elene: intercultural

            founding narratives of a feminized church”; Debra L. Stoudt, “Hrotsvit’s literary

            legacy”; Janet Snyder, “’Bring me a soldier’s garb and a good horse’: embedded

            stage directions in the dramas of Hrotsvit of Gandersheim”; Jane E. Jeffrey,

            “Dramatic convergence in Times Square: Hrotsvit’s Sapientia and Collapsable Giraffe’s

            3 Virgins”; Michael A. Zampelli, “Playing with Hrotsvit: adventure in contemporary



Idema, Wilt and Grant, Beata. The red brush: writing women of imperial China. Harvard East

            Asian monographs, 231. Harvard University Asia Center, 2004.


About 334 pages (out of 808) on Chinese women writers from ca. 2nd century BCE through the 14th century.


Images of the Mother of God: perceptions of the Theotokos in Byzantium, edited by Maria

            Vassilaki. Ashgate, 2005.


            Averil Cameron, “Introduction”; Thomas F. Mathews and Norman Muller, “Isis and Mary

            in early icons”; Elizabeth S. Bolman, “The enigmatic Coptic Galaktotrophousa and the cult

            of the Virgin Mary in Egypt”; Gerhard Wolf, “Icons and sites: cult images of the Virgin in

            mediaeval Rome”; Charles Barber, “Theotokos and Logos: the reinterpretation and

            reinterpretation of the sanctuary programme of the Koimesis Chruch, Nicea”; Michel van

            Esbroeck, “The Virgin as the true Ark of the Covenant”; Christian Hannick, “The

            Theotokos in Byzantine hymography: typology and allegory”; Nike Koutrakou, “Use and

            abuse of the ‘image’ of the Theotokos in the political life of Byzantium (with special

            reference to the iconoclast period)”; Niki Tsironis, “From poetry to liturgy: the cult of the

            Virgin in the Middle Byzantine era”; Ioli Kalavrezou, “Exchanging embarce: the body of

            salvation”; Maria Evangelatou, “The symbolism of the censer in Byzantine

            representations of the Dormition of the Virgin”; Kriton Chryssochoidis, “The Portaitissa

            icon at Iveron monastery and the cult of the Virgin on Mount Athos”; Liz James, “The

            empress and the Virgin in early Byzantine piety, authority and devotion”; Brigitte

            Pitarakis, “Female piety in context: understanding developments in private devotional

            practices”; Robin Cormack, “The eyes of the Mother of God”; Vasso Penna, “Zoe’s lead

            seal: female invocation to the Annunciation of the Virgin”; Henry Maguire, “Byzantine

            domestic art as evidence for the early cult of the Virgin”; Bissera V. Pentcheva, “The

            ‘activated’ icon: the Hodegetria procession and Mary’s Eisodos”; Christine Angelidi and

            Titos Papamastorakis, “Picturing the spiritual protector: from Blachernitissa to

            Hodegetria”; Natalia Teteriatnikov, “The image of the Virgin Zoodochos Pege: two

            questions concerning its origin”; Rhodoniki Etzeoglou, “The cult of the Virgin

            Zoodochos Pege at Mistra”; Vassiliki Foskolou, “The Virgin, the Christ-child and the evil

            eye”; Maria Vassilaki, “Praying for the salvation of the empire?”; Annemarie Weyl Carr,

            “Thoughts on Mary east and west”; Rebecca W. Corrie, “The Kahn and Mellon

            Madonnas and their place in the history of the Virgin and Child Enthroned in Italy and

            the East”; Sophia Kalopissi-Verti, “Represenatations of the Virgin in Lusignan Cyprus”;

            Michele Bacci, “The legacy of teh Hodegetria: holy icons and legends between east and

            west”; Nano Chatzidakis, “A Byzantine icon of the dexiokratousa Hodegetria from Crete”;

            Maria Vassilaki, “Epilogue.”


Intersections of sexuality and the divine in medieval culture: the word made flesh, edited by

            Susannah Mary Chewning. Ashgate,2005.


            Susannah Mary Chewning, “Introduction”; Michael W. George, “Religion, sexuality, and

            representation in the York Joseph’s troubles pageant”; Mark Addison Amos, “The

            gentrification of Eve: sexuality, speech, and self-regulation in noble conduct literature”;

            Cynthea Masson, “Queer copulation and the pursuit of divine conjunction in two Middle

            English alchemical poems”; M. C. Bodden, “Via erotica/via mystica: a tour de force in the

            Merchant’s tale”; Catherine S. Cox, “’My lemman swete’: gender and passion in Pearl”;

            Julie E. Fromer, “Spectators of martyrdom: corporeality and sexuality in the Liflade ant te

            passiun of Seinte Margarete”; Alexandra Barratt, “’The woman who shares the king’s

            bed’: the innocent eroticism of Gertrud the Great of Helfta”; Liz Herbert McAvoy, “Virgin,

            mother, whore: the sexual spirituality of Margery Kempe”; David A. Salomon, “Corpus

            mysticum: text as body/body as text”; Michelle M. Saurer, “Cross-dressing souls:

            same-sex desire and the mystic tradition in A talkyng of the loue of God”; Susannah Mary

            Chewning, “’Mi bodi henge / wiõ þi bodi’: the paradox of sensuality in Þe Wohunge of

            Ure Lauerd.”



Karkov, Catherine E. The ruler portraits of Anglo-Saxon England. Anglo-Saxon studies; 3.

            Boydell, 2004.


Klosowska, Anna. Queer love in the Middle Ages. The New Middle Ages. Palgrave, 2005.


Late-medieval German women’s poetry: secular and religious songs, translated from the German

            with introduction, notes and interpretive essay by Albrecht Classen. The Library of

            Medieval Women. D. S. Brewer, 2004.


Laynesmith, J. L. The last medieval queens: English queenship, 1445-1503. Oxford University
            Press, 2004.


Liming, Zhao. “The women’s script of Jiangyong: an invention of Chinese women,” in

            Holding up half the sky, 39-52.


Liss, Peggy K. Isabel the Queen: life and times, revised edition. University of Pennsylvania Press,



Mac Curtain, Margaret, “Late medieval nunneries of the Irish pale,” in Surveying Ireland’s past:

            multidisciplinary essays in honour of Anngret Simms, edited by Howard B. Clark,

            Jacinta Prunty, and Mark Hennessy. Geography Publications, 2004, 129-143.


Maistresse of my wit: medieval women, modern scholars, edited by l. D’Arcens and J. F. Ruys.

            Making the Middle Ages; 7. Brepols, 2004.


            Louise D’Arcens, Juanita Feros Ruys, “Introduction”; Wendy Harding and Philippa

            Maddern, “Ex epistolis duarum magistrarum”; Constant J. Mews, “Encountering

            Hildegard: between apocalypse and the new age”; Earl Jeffrey Richards, “A path of

            long study: in search of Christine de Pizan”; Lousie D’Arcens, “Her own maistresse?:

            Christine de Pizan the professional amateur”; Nicholas Watson, “Desire for the past/

            afterword”; Diane Watt, “Critics, communities, compassionate criticism: learning

            from The book of Margery Kempe”; Juanite Feros Ruys, “Playing alterity: Heloise,

            rhetoric, and memoria/interrogating Heloise”; Marea Mitchell, “Uncanny dialogues:

            ‘The journal of Mistress Joan Martyn’ and The book of Margery Kempe”; Shawn

            Madison Krahmer, “Redemptive suffering: the life of Alice of Schaerbeek in a

            contemporary context”; Kari Elisabeth Borresen, “Religious feminism in the Middle

            Ages: Birgitta of Sweden”; Jacqueline Jenkins, “Reading women reading: feminism,

            culture, and memory”; Jocelyn Wogan-Brown, “Virginity always comes twice:

            virginity and profession, virginity and romance”.


Mayeski, Marie Anne. Women at the table: three medieval theologians [St. Margaret of Scotland,

St. Leoba, St. Radegunde]. Liturgical Press, 2004.


McAvoy, Liz Herbert. Authority and the female body in the writings of Julian of Norwich and

            Margery Kempe. Studies in medieval mysticism; 5. D. S. Brewer, 2004.


Mews, Constant J. Abelard and Heloise. Great medieval thinkers. Oxford University Press, 2005.


Miller, Mark. Philosophical Chaucer: love, sex and agency in the Canterbury Tales. Cambridge

            Studies in medieval literature; 55. Cambridge University Press, 2004.


Mulder-Bakker, Anneke B. Lives of the anchoresses: the rise of the urban recluse in medieval

            Europe. Translated by Myra Heerspink Scholz.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 2005.


Naked before God: uncovering the body in Anglo-Saxon England, edited by Benjamin C. Withers

            and Jonathan Wilcox. Medieval European Studies III. West Virginia University Press,



            Benjamin C. Withers, “Forward: uncovering the body in Anglo-Saxon England”;

            Suzanne Lewis, “Introduction: medieval bodies then and now: negotiating

            problems of ambivalence and paradox”; Sarah L. Higley, “The wanton hand:

            reading and reaching into grammars and bodies in Old English Riddle 12”;

            Mercedes Salvador, “The key to the body: unlocking Riddles 42-46”;

            Mary P. Richards, “The body as text in early Anglo-Saxon law”; John M.

            Hill, “The sacrificial synecdoche of hands, heads, and arms in Anglo-Saxon heroic

            story”; Karen Rose Mathews, “Nudity on the margins: the Bayeux Tapestry

            and its relationship to marginal architectural sculpture”; Susan M. Kim,

            “The Donestre and the person of both sexes”; 45 plates; Catherine E.

            Karkov, “Exiles from the kingdom: the naked and the damned in Anglo-Saxon art”;

            Mary Dockray-Miller, “Breasts and babies: the maternal body of Eve in

            Junius 11 Genesis”; Janet S. Ericksen, “Penitential nakedness and the

            Junius 11 Genesis”; Jonathan Wilcox, “Naked in Old English: the

            embarrassed and the shamed.”


Nixon, Virginia. Mary’s mother: Saint Anne in late medieval Europe. Pennsylvania State

            University Press, 2004.


Nogarola, Isotta [1418-1466]. Complete writings: letterbook, dialogue on Adam and Eve,

            orations, edited and translated by Margaret L. King and Diana Robin. The other voice

            in early modern Europe. University of Chicago Press, 2004.


Normington, Katie. Gender and medieval drama. Gender in the Middle Ages. D. S. Brewer,



Parsons, John Carmi. “Violence, the queen’s body, and the medieval body politic,” in ‘A great

            effusion of blood’?


The Paston women: selected letters, translated from the Middle English with introduction,

            notes and interpretive essay by Diane Watt. Library of medieval women.  Boydell &

Brewer, 2004.


Queenship and sanctity: the Lives of Mathilda and the Epitaph of Adelheid, translated with an

            introduction and notes by Sean Gilsdorf. Medieval Texts in Translation. Catholic

            University of America Press, 2004.


Sauer, Michelle M. “Representing the negative: positing the lesbian void & medieval English
            anchoritism.” thirdspace 3.2 (2004): 70-88 [print], 26 par. [web].


_____.   “’Prei for me mi leue suster’: the paradox of the anchoritic ‘community’ in late
            medieval England.” Prose studies 26.1-2(2003): 153-175.


Schlotheuber, Eva. Klostereintritt und Bildung: Die Lebenswelt der Nonnen im späten

            Mittelalter, mit einer Edition des ‘Konventstagebuchs’ einer Zisterzienserin von

            Heilig-Kreuz bei Braunschweig (1484-1507). Spätmittelalter und Reformation, neue

            Reihe; 24. Mohr Siebeck, 2004.


Seeing and knowing: women and learning in medieval Europe, 1200-1550, edited by

            Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker. Medieval women: texts and contexts; 11. Brepols,



            Anneke B. Mulder-Bakker, “Introduction”; Ruth Mazo Karras, “Using women to

            think with in the medieval university”; Werner Williams-Krapp, “Henry Suso’s

            Vita between mystagogy and hagiography”; Wybren Scheepsma, “Beatrice of

            Nazareth: the first woman author of mystical texts”; Anne Bollman, “’Being a woman

            on my own’: Alijt Bake (1415-1455) as reformer of the inner self”; Kirsten M.

            Christensen, “The gender of epistemology in confessional Europe: the reception of

            Maria van Hout’s ways of knowing”; Thom Mertens, “Ghostwriting sisters: the

            preservation of Dutch sermons of father confessors in the fifteenth and early

            sixteenth century”; Lezlie Knox, “What Francis intended: gender and the

            transmission of knowledge in the Franciscan order”; Bert Roest, “A textual

            community in the making: Collettine authorship in the fifteenth century”; Anneke

            B. Mulder-Bakker, “Maria doctrix: anchoritic women, the mother of God, and the

            transmission of knowledge.”


Studien und Texte zur literarischen und materiellen Kultur der Frauenklöster im späten

            Mittelalter: Ergebnisse eines Arbeitersgesprächs in der Herzog August Bibliothek

            Wolfenbüttel, 24.-26. Febr. 1999, hrsgs. Falk Eisermann, Eva Schlotheuber, und

            Volker Honemann. Studies in medieval and Reformation thought; v. 99. Brill, 2004.


            Jeffrey F. Hamburger, “Am Anfang war das Bild: Kunst und Frauenspiritualität im

            Spätmittelalter”; Margit Mersch, “Gehäuse der Frömmigkeit—Zuhause der

            Nonnen. Zur Geschichte der Klausurgebäude zisterziensischer Frauenklöster im 13.

            Jahrhundert”; Annette Kern-Stähler, “Zur Klausur von Nonnen in englischen

            Frauenklöstern des späten Mittelalters: Die Lincolner Visitation Returns 1429-1449”;

            Falk Eisermann, “Carissima soror Agnes. Zur Rezeption einer päpstlichen

            Simonie-Konstitution in spätmittelalterlichen Frauenklöstern. Mit Edition”;

            Eva Schlotheuver, “Ebstorf und seine Schülerinnen in der zweiten Hälfte des 15.

            Jahrhunderts”; Volker Honemann, “Eine niederdeutsche Drittordensregel

            fur Tertiarinnen aus Münster”; Peter Schmidt, “Kleben statt malen:

            Handschriftenillustration im Augustiner-Chorfrauenstift Inzigkofen”;

            Hans-Joachim Schiewer, “Literarisches Leben in dominikanischen Frauenklöstern

            des 14. Jahrhunderts: Das Modell St. Katharinental bei Diessenhofen”;

            Werner Williams-Krapp, “Die Bedeutung der reformierten Klöster des Predigerordens

            für der literarische Leben in Nürnberg im 15. Jahrhundert”; Marius

            Winzeler, “Die Bibliothek der Zisterzienserinnenabtei St. Marienstern. Zu

            Geschichte und Bestand einer frauenklösterlichen Büchersammlung des

            Mittelalters”; Wolfgang Brandis, “Quellen zur Reformationsgeschichte

            der Lüneburger Frauenklöster.”


The voice of silence: women’s literacy in a men’s church, edited by Therese de Hemptinne and

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            and paternity suits in fifteenth-century Spain”; Elizabeth A. Lehfeldt, “The gender

            of shared sovereignty: texts and the royal marriage of Isabella and Ferdinand”;

            Gretchen D. Starr-LeBeau, “Writing (for) her life: Judeo-conversas in early modern

            Spain”; Bethany Aram, “Representing madness: text, gender and authority in

            early Habsburg Spain”; Mary Elizabeth Perry, “Patience and pluck: Job’s wife,

            conflict and resistance in Morisco manuscripts hidden in the sixteenth century”;

            Alison Weber, “The three uses of the vida: the uses of convent autobiography”;

            Sherry M. Velasco, “Visualizing gender on the page in convent literature”;

            Kathryn Burns, “Forms of authority: women’s legal representations in mid-colonial

            Cuzco”; Luis R. Corteguera, “The making of a visionary woman: the life of

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            written legacy of women entrepreneurs in eighteenth-century Barcelona.”


Writing the Wilton women: Goscelin’s Legend of Edith and Liber confortatorius, edited by
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            Includes critical edition of Latin texts.