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Church Mother: The Writings of a Protestant Reformer in Sixteenth-Century Germany

Katharina Schutz Zell

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226979663
eISBN:
9780226979687
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226979687.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Imbued with character and independence, strength and articulateness, humor and conviction, abundant biblical knowledge and intense compassion, Katharina Schütz Zell (1498–1562) was an outspoken ... More


Gertrude More

Rachel Adcock, Sara Read, and Anna Ziomek

in Flesh and Spirit: An anthology of seventeenth-century women's writing

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780719090233
eISBN:
9781781707166
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719090233.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

This chapter comprises an introduction to Gertrude More (1606-33), a Catholic nun who spent most of her life in exile in Cambrai at Our Lady of Comfort convent protected by Henrietta Maria, and her ... More


Meditations on the Incarnation, Passion, and Death of Jesus Christ

Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226864877
eISBN:
9780226864907
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226864907.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Read by Protestants and Catholics alike, Catharina Regina von Greiffenberg (1633–94) was the foremost German woman poet and writer in the seventeenth-century German-speaking world. Privileged by her ... More


Women and Print

Sara Mendelson

in The Oxford History of Popular Print Culture: Volume One: Cheap Print in Britain and Ireland to 1660

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199287048
eISBN:
9780191803468
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199287048.003.0022
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature, 17th-century and Restoration Literature

This chapter discusses the difference in the interaction of men and women within the culture of popular print. Women were depicted in manuscript and early printed works as passive objects as seen ... More


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