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Virgin Lives & Holy Deaths

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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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Miriam Joy
My Goodreads shelves are so relatable and normal. Full of saints' lives and whatnot. I LIVE SUCH A FUN LIFE.

(Seriously though I've done more work so far today than I did most of the rest of the week put together and now my brain is melted and I have to go visit ANOTHER library.)

Anyway: Catherine is definitely more interesting than Alexius because she actually, like, does stuff occasionally? And even if her 'debating' skills are only really applicable if you subscribe to the Christian beliefs the
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