Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women by M. Cotter-lynchReading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women by M. Cotter-lynch

Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women

byM. Cotter-lynchEditorB. Herzog

Hardcover | March 27, 2012

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Examines a range of texts commemorating European holy women from the ninth through fifteenth centuries. Explores the relationship between memorial practices and identity formation. Draws upon much of the recent scholarly interest in the nature and uses of memory.
Cheryl Glenn, Pennsylvania State University Helene Scheck, State University of New York at Albany Margaret Cotter-Lynch, Southeastern Oklahoma State University Catherine Keene Claire Barbetti Barbara Zimbalist, University of California-Davis Ana Maria Machado, University of Coimbra Ella Johnson, St. Bernard's School of Theolo...
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Title:Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy WomenFormat:HardcoverDimensions:264 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 0.86 inPublished:March 27, 2012Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:023061986X

ISBN - 13:9780230619869

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Table of Contents

Preface; C.Glenn Introduction; M.Cotter-Lynch  B.Herzog Nuns on Parade: Memorializing Women in Karolus Magnus et Leo Papa; H.Scheck Mnemonic Sanctity and the Ladder of Reading: Notker's 'In Natale Sanctarum Feminarum'; M.Cotter-Lynch Envisioning a Saint: Visions in the Miracles of Saint Margaret of Scotland; C.Keene Secret Designs/Public Shapes: Ekphrastic Tensions in Hildegard's Scivias; C.Barbetti Imitating the Imagined: Clemence of Barking's Life of St. Catherine; B.Zimbalist Memory, Identity and Women's Representation in the Portuguese reception of Vitae Patrum: Winning a Name; A.M.Machado 'In mei memoriam facietis': Remembering Ritual and Refiguring 'Woman' in Gertrud the Great of Helfta's Exercitia spiritualia; E.Johnson Makinga Place: Imitatio Mariae in Julian of Norwich's Self-Construction; E.Hanson Portrait of a Holy Life: Mnemonic Inventiveness in The Book of Margery Kempe; B.Herzog