Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters

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"These studies . . . not only illuminate the past with a fierce and probing light but also raise, with nuance and power, fundamental issues of interpretation and method."--from the Foreword, by Caroline Walker Bynum Female saints, mystics, and visionaries have been much studied in recent years. Relatively little attention has been paid, however, to the ways in which their experiences and voices were mediated by the men who often composed their vitae, served as their editors and scribes, or otherwise encouraged, protected, ...

Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters 1999, University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia

ISBN-13: 9780812216875

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