Voices in Dialogue: Reading Women in the Middle Ages edited by Linda Olson and Kathryn Kerby-Fulton

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Using a dialogue format, contributors to this collection of essays outline key issues in the cultural history of medieval women. Many of the essays in this volume provide compelling evidence that women in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages achieved an accomplished form of literacy, and became actively involved in literary networks of textual production and exchange. These essays also present new research on questions of the literacy and authorship of historical women. In so doing they demonstrate that medieval women, like many medieval men, did not read and write in isolation, but were surrounded and assisted by both male and female colleagues. 

University of Notre Dame Press, 2005.
ISBN: 9780268037178. 508 pp.
Hardcover. Near fine in a very good jacket.