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Wayward Nuns in Medieval Literature
Language: en
Pages: 242
Authors: Graciela S. Daichman
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 1986-11-01 - Publisher: Syracuse University Press

Originally presented as the author's thesis (Ph. D.--Rice).
The Figure of the Wayward Nun in Late Medieval Literature
Language: en
Pages: 289
Authors: Graciela S. Daichman
Categories: Nuns in literature
Type: BOOK - Published: 1983 - Publisher:

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The Wayward Nun of Amherst
Language: en
Pages: 164
Authors: Angela Conrad
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2000 - Publisher: Psychology Press

First Published in 2000. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Equal in Monastic Profession
Language: en
Pages: 310
Authors: Penelope D. Johnson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009-05-15 - Publisher: University of Chicago Press

In this study of the manner in which medieval nuns lived, Penelope Johnson challenges facile stereotypes of nuns living passively under monastic rule, finding instead that collectively they were empowered by their communal privileges and status to think and act without many of the subordinate attitudes of secular women. In
Encyclopedia of Medieval Literature
Language: en
Pages: 560
Authors: Laura C. Lambdin, Robert T. Lambdin
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-04-03 - Publisher: Routledge

This reference is a comprehensive guide to literature written 500 to 1500 A.D., a period that gave rise to some of the world's most enduring and influential works, such as Dante's Commedia, Geoffrey Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales, and a large body of Arthurian lore and legend. While its emphasis is