Writing Religious Women

Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England

Editor(s) Ignacio Aguiló,Christiania Whitehead

Language: English

Genre(s): Literary Criticism

  • November 2000 · 272 pages ·216x138mm

  • · Paperback - 9780708316412
  • · Hardback - 9780708316429

About The Book

This work addresses the question of female spirituality within medieval theological and devotional writings by examining texts in which women play a significant role, either as authors, recipients, or subjects. It suggests that these texts express the idea of "female vernacular theology".

About the Editor(s)

Author(s): Ignacio Aguiló

Ignacio Aguiló is Lecturer in Latin American Cultural Studies at the University of Manchester.

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Author(s): Christiania Whitehead

Dr Christiania Whitehead is an associate Professor of English and comparative literary studies at the University of Warwick. Her research interests include religious and secular texts from the Middle Ages and middle English translation.

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