Book Series Studies and Texts , vol. 125

By Women, for Women, about Women. The Sister-Books of Fourteenth Century Germany

G. Jaron Lewis

  • Pages: 329 p.
  • Size:175 x 260 mm
  • Language(s):English
  • Publication Year:1996

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  • ISBN: 978-0-88844-125-6
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Summary

The late medieval Sister-Books are works authored by women. This first-ever comprehensive study of these writings is based both on the published texts and on all known manuscripts. The Sister-Books, some composed in Latin, others in Middle High German, were written by Dominican nuns in the German- spreaking countries during the first half of the fourteenth century. Texts of eight of the nine Sister-Books (comprising 473 pages) are provided on microfiche at the end of the volume.