The Writings of Medieval Women: An Anthology

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Marcelle Thiébaux
Psychology Press, Jan 1, 1994 - Language Arts & Disciplines - 536 pages
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"Royal and saintly women are well-represented here, with the welcome addition of women from the Mediterranean arc...Garland has done a solid job of presenting this book." -- Arthuriana
"The Anthology gives a fine sense of the great range of women's writing in the Middle Ages." -- Medium Aevum
  

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Contents

Prisoner Dreamer Martyr
3
A Pilgrim to the Holy Land
23
Calumniated Empress and Poet
49
An IllFated Gothic Queen
71
Three Consecrated Women of Merovingian Gaul
85
Words Flowing Like Gold Fringes
125
Barbarian Women Holy Women
135
Mother to a Young Warrior
153
I Am of France
277
Good Queen Maud
293
A Benedictine Visionary in the Rhineland
315
Handmaid of God
349
Brides of the Celestial Bedchamber
385
A Woman of Letters at the French Court
413
An Anchoress of England
441
Four English Women of the Fifteenth Century
467

Hagiographer Playwright Epic Historian
171
A Byzantine Historian of the First Crusade
225
The Trobairitz in Love and Strife
241

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