Saturday, April 08, 2006

Pre-1800 Women Writers Meme

Okay, I'm picking up the torch!! This started with Bardiac and went to Dr. Virago - I continue from Dr. Virago as well as La Lecturess and Amanda...

My own are added at the bottom (after the ***):

The (draft) REALLY DEAD WOMEN WRITERS meme.

Behn, Aphra - Oroonoko

Christine de Pisan (aka Pizan) - The Book of the City of Ladies

Julian of Norwich - Revelations of Divine Love

Locke, Anne (aka Ane Lok, etc) - A Meditation of a Penitent Sinner

Marie de France - The Lais of Marie de France

The Paston Women - The Paston Letters

Margery Kempe - The Book of Margery Kempe

Anonymous - The Floure and the Leafe
(Dr. V explains, "I am convinced the writer was a women. Unless you can name a medieval dream vision where the dreamer was not a persona of the author -- and therefore the same gender -- I stand by my convinction.")

Lady Mary Wroth - Poems

Anne Askew - The Examinations of Anne Askew
Mary Sidney - Psalms
Anne Finch - Poems
Katherine Phillips - Poems
Teresa of Avila - Life
Lanyer, Aemilia - Salve Deus Rex Judaeorum
Sor Juana Inés de la Cruz: Fama y obras póstumas
Anne Bradstreet - Collected Poems

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Trotula - The Diseases of Women

Female Troubador Poets:
- La Comtessa de Dia - "A chantar m'er" & other Trobairitz poetry excerpted.

Hrostvitha of Gandersheim (c.930-c.1002) - Plays Gallicanus & Dulcitius

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2 Comments:

At 3:09 PM, Blogger HeoCwaeth said...

Yay! Somebody remebered Hrotswitha!

 
At 2:50 PM, Blogger Bardiac said...

Hi Medieval Woman,

Thanks for contributing to the meme! I'm trying to put things together to post a fuller version in the next couple of days.

 

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