We regret that due to the technical limitations of our site, we are unable to offer eBooks or Audio Downloads to customers outside of the UK.

For further details please read our eBooks help.

Late-medieval German Women's Poetry: Secular and Religious Songs - Library of Medieval Women (Paperback)
  • Late-medieval German Women's Poetry: Secular and Religious Songs - Library of Medieval Women (Paperback)

Late-medieval German Women's Poetry: Secular and Religious Songs - Library of Medieval Women (Paperback)

£14.99
Paperback Published: 15/03/2012
  • Not in our warehouse

We can order it, but could take up to 3 weeks

  • This item has been added to your basket

Although there were a number of outstanding women writers of the late middle ages, it was not thought that women composed lyric poetry. Classen proves this to be a misconception, presenting here a selection of secular love songs and religious hymns composed by fifteenth- and sixteenth-century German women poets, translated for the first time. Many seem to have left their works anonymously, or hid their names using acrostics; in these and other cases, Classen has identified a considerable corpus of writing which now fills the gap previously supposed to exist in the history of medieval and early-modern German women's poetry.

Publisher: Boydell & Brewer Ltd
ISBN: 9781843842965

You may also be interested in...

Your review has been submitted successfully.

View your review