Medieval Women in their Communities (inbunden)
Format
Inbunden (Hardback)
Språk
Engelska
Antal sidor
214
Utgivningsdatum
1997-07-01
Förlag
University of Wales Press
Illustrationer
No
ISBN
9780708313619
Medieval Women in their Communities (inbunden)

Medieval Women in their Communities

Inbunden Engelska, 1997-07-01
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This book fills a gap in the market by providing detailed small-scale studies of women as members of a whole range of different types of communities. Women from a wide variety of backgrounds are discussed in terms of regionality. Women from the geographical areas which correspond roughly to modern Wales, England, France, Italy, and Germany are included; in terms of Jewish and Christian faiths are covered in terms of social and economic conditions, rich and poor, religious and secular, noblewomen and commoners are represented. Although one study looks at evidence from as early as the ninth century, for the most part the book concentrates on the period between 1200 and 1500. These essays all consider the historical experience of women to be distinct from men, but they are not restricted to a single theoretical perspective or approach.
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'...an extremely useful and varied volume...' Reformation '...the collection opens up the world of medieval communities in all their richness and diversity...it exposes the reader to the wealth of feminist scholarship that continues to enrich our understanding of medieval society.' English

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Diane Watt is Professor of English Literature at the University of Surrey.