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Reading And Writing In Early Modern German Convents

CHARLOTTE WOODFORD

in Nuns as Historians in Early Modern Germany

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199256716
eISBN:
9780191719691
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199256716.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the function of literacy in nuns' daily lives during the early modern period. It begins by examining the social history of early modern nuns, reasons for entering a convent, ... More


Circulation

David Allan

in The Oxford History of the Novel in English: Volume 2: English and British Fiction 1750-1820

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780199574803
eISBN:
9780191869747
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199574803.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, 18th-century Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter studies how novels circulate among readers between the eighteenth and the early nineteenth centuries. The circulation of texts was plainly central to the broader culture of this period ... More


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