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Virgin Lives & Holy Deaths
In Anglo-Norman Britain, women were important consumers and patrons of literature, as well as sometimes composing works themselves. Clemence of Barking is one of the first women writing in England after the Norman Conquest. Her twelfth-century Life of St. Catherine--virgin martyr and patron saint of female learning--is here translated for the first time in 800 years. Hundr ...more
Paperback, 144 pages
Published April 15th 1996 by Orion Publishing Group, Ltd.
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