The Texture of Society : Medieval Women in the Southern Low Countries (The New Middle Ages)

The Texture of Society : Medieval Women in the Southern Low Countries (The New Middle Ages)

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  • 製本 Hardcover:ハードカバー版/ページ数 272 p.
  • 言語 ENG
  • 商品コード 9780312293321
  • DDC分類 305.409492

基本説明

Pub. delayed (Originally scheduled in Sep. 2002). The articles in this collection are written within the framework of the thesis that medieval Flemish women were more publicly visible and more integrated into their society than their counterparts in England, France, and Italy.

Full Description


This text proposes to examine the historical experience, both secular and religious, of women in Flanders, one of the most economically dynamic regions of medieval Europe. The articles in this collection are written within the framework of the thesis that medieval Flemish women were more publicly visible and more integrated into their society than their counterparts in England, France, and Italy.

Table of Contents

Reconciliation or Punishment: Women, Community,
and Malfaction in the Medieval County of
Flanders--Ellen Kittell
Testaments of Venetian and Ghentenar Women,
14th-15th Century: A Comparison--Linda Guzzetti
The View of the Judicial Authorities on the
Role of Women in Late Medieval Urban
Society--Mariann Naessens
Neither Equality nor Radical Oppression: The
Elasticity of Women's Roles in the Late
Medieval Low Countries' Gender Pattern--Eric
Bousmar
Regency, Power, and Dynastic Visual Memory:
Margaret of Austria as Patron and
Propagandist--Laura Gelfand
To be Single but not Alone: Individual Liberty
and Companionship in Medieval Beguine
Communities--Walter Simons
The Artistic Nature of Elisabeth of Spalbeek's
Ecstasy--Joanna Ziegler
Visionaries in the Public Eye: Beguine
Narratives as Performative Texts--Mary Suydam
Traveling Women--Katrien Heene