Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities, 1200-1600

Author(s): 
More, Alison
ISBN: 
9780198807698
Date published: 
October 2017
Hardback
Price: 
£60.00

Fictive Orders and Feminine Religious Identities traces the story of pious laywomen in Europe from the thirteenth to sixteenth centuries, examining the ways these women were active and engaged in their social and intellectual worlds, while also tracing the formation of modern perceptions about gender roles and the reasons why they persisted.