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Convent Chronicles

Women Writing About Women And Reform in the Late Middle Ages
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Pennsylvania State University Press
Literary studies: classical, early & medieval, Religion, Religion - Church History, Christianity - History - General, Monasticism, Women"s Studies - History, Christianity - Literature & the Arts, Christian literature, Dutch, Christian literature, German, Early modern, 1500-1700, German literature, History and criticism, Women au
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It uses a comparative methodology of 'connected differences' to examine the intellectual and imaginative achievement of these nuns, and to investigate how they fashioned and preserved individual and convent identities by writing chronicles.

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This book balances excerpts of primary sources written by medieval women alongside Anne Winston-Allen’s own analysis. Anne W INSTON-ALLEN, Convent Chronicles: Women Writing About Women and Reform in the Late Middle Ages. University Park Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania State University Press, pp.

including pages of notes and bibliography.

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$ hb. ISBN Reviewed by Win WHELAN, Chicago IL. A. Winston-Allen, Convent chronicles. Women writing about women and reformation in the late middle ages (University Park ) xiii-xvi. This American historian was the first one to focus on convent journals in her historical research into the role of women amid the international monastic reform movement of the late Middle Ages.

Sister-books (German: Schwesternbuch) is the term for a group of texts in the medieval works were written by Dominican nuns in the first half of the fourteenth century in South Germany and relate the mystical experiences of sisters within the monastery, and were influential in the development of medieval mysticism.

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Analyzing convent culture in sixteenth-century Italy through the medium of three unpublished nuns' chronicles, this study examines the nuns' intellectual and imaginative achievements to determine how they preserved individual and convent identities by writing chronicles.

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Genre/Form: History: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Kong, Lily. Convent chronicles. Singapore: Armour Pub., © (OCoLC) Document Type. In Convent Chronicles, Anne Winston-Allen offers a rare inside look at the Observant reform movement from the women's point of view.

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Review: Nuns' Chronicles and Convent Culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy Review: Nuns' Chronicles and Convent Culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy Laven, Mary BOOK REVIEWS women’s experience is omitted (though there is material on nuns and mistresses), as are the realms of production and exchange, consumption and.

A new book by historian Dr Caroline Bowden from Queen Mary University of London (QMUL) publishes for the first time the chronicles written by the Augustinian nuns in Bruges.

The book vividly depicts life in an English convent in exile. In theory, the nuns were cut off from the outside world. In practice, says Dr Bowden, they were deeply connected to their local communities and to wider. Get this from a library. Nuns' chronicles and convent culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy.

[K J P Lowe] -- "The chronicle of Santa Maria delle Vergini (known as 'Le Vergini') in Venice was composed or compiled in of works by one or more anonymous Augustinian canonesses, the chronicle of the.

A catalogue record for this book is available from the British Library Library of Congress Cataloguing in Publication data Lowe, K.

J. P. Nuns’ chronicles and convent culture in Renaissance and Counter-Reformation Italy / K.J.P. Lowe. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index.

ISBN 0. In Convent Chronicles, Winston-Allen proposes to offer what she terms a "rare inside look" at the Observant movement within German- and Dutch-speaking women's communities in Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, and Switzerland—rare because she offers for discussion and analysis "long overlooked" writings—particularly chronicles and Author: Alison I.

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