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Irish Nuns' Writing: The Poor Clares

Marie‐Louise Coolahan

in Women, Writing, and Language in Early Modern Ireland

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780199567652
eISBN:
9780191722011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567652.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature, Women's Literature

This chapter analyses the literary activities of Irish nuns; specifically, the Poor Clare community. These nuns produced translations into Irish of their order's Rule, which prescribed the forms and ... More


Caritas Pirckheimer’s (1467–1532) Denkwürdigkeiten In The Context Of Convent Historiography

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/9780199256716.003.0003
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 18th-century Literature

This chapter examines the Denkwürdigkeiten of the abbess Caritas Pirckheimer of the Poor Clares convent in Nuremberg at the time of the Reformation. Pirckheimer fought to save her convent from ... More


The Short Chronicle: A Poor Clare's Account of the Reformation of Geneva

Jeanne de Jussie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226417059
eISBN:
9780226417073
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226417073.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Jeanne de Jussie (1503–61) experienced the Protestant Reformation from within the walls of the Convent of Saint Clare in Geneva. In her impassioned and engaging Short Chronicle, she offers a singular ... More


The Reformation of Convent Life

Simone Laqua-O’Donnell

in Women and the Counter-Reformation in Early Modern Münster

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2014
ISBN:
9780199683314
eISBN:
9780191763236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199683314.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

The chapter investigates the introduction of Tridentine visitations and enclosure to the city’s convents. Until the seventeenth century, the lives of nuns had been characterized by a reciprocity ... More


Reading and Politics in Early Modern England: The Mental World of a Seventeenth-century Catholic Gentleman

Geoff Baker

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719080241
eISBN:
9781781701799
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719080241.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the activities of William Blundell, a seventeenth-century Catholic gentleman, and using the approaches of the history of reading provides a detailed analysis of his mindset. ... More


TV St. Claire

Maria José A. de Abreu

in Deus in Machina: Religion, Technology, and the Things in Between

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780823249800
eISBN:
9780823252480
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823249800.003.0012
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter presents a meditation on the efforts of Brazil's Catholic Charismatic Renewal (CCR) to replenish modern technological airspace. In order to understand the CCR's embodied techniques for ... More


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