Anchorites, Wombs and Tombs : Intersections of Gender and Enclosure in the Middle Ages, Paperback / softback Book

Anchorites, Wombs and Tombs : Intersections of Gender and Enclosure in the Middle Ages Paperback / softback

Edited by Liz Herbert McAvoy, Mari Hughes-Edwards

Description

Ranging from studies of the influence of desert eremiticism upon a variety of expressions of religious enclosure in England to the sexualized spirituality of the high Middle Ages, this book contains essays that demonstrate how discourses of anchoritic enclosure were utilized to different ends at different periods throughout the Middle Ages.

Information

  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 256 pages, No
  • Publisher: University of Wales Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Christianity
  • ISBN: 9780708322000

£29.99

£25.85

 
Free Home Delivery

on all orders

 
Pick up orders

from local bookshops