Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England

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This ground breaking volume addresses the question of female spirituality within medieval theological and devotional writings by looking at texts in which women play a significant role, either as authors, recipients, or subjects, and suggests that these texts participate in the expression of 'female vernacular theology'. The volume is organised around four main thematic interests: the influence of anchoritic spirituality upon later lay piety; Carthusian links with female spirituality; the representation of femininity in ...

Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England 2000, University of Wales Press, Wales

ISBN-13: 9780708316412

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