Women in the Middle Ages (HIST. 3900-201)

Reading: Women Religious

Shulamith Shahar, The Fourth Estate (chap 3) (UML)

Mary Bateson, ‘Origin and Early History of Double Monasteries,’ Transactions of the Royal Historical Society (JSTOR)

Jane Schulenburg, ‘Women’s Monastic Communities 500-1100,’ Signs (JSTOR)

Eileen Power, Medieval Women (chap 5—O’Leary Reserve)

Harry Wedeck, ‘The Humor of a Medieval Nun, Hrotsvitha’ The Classical Weekly (JSTOR)


Available through UML