20 August 1992
Show More Medieval Misogyny and the Invention of Western Romantic Love by Howard Bloch.
Chicago, 308 pp., £14.95, February 1992, 0 226 05973 1Show More
Women of the Renaissance by Margaret King.
Chicago, 328 pp., £13.50, December 1991, 0 226 43618 7Show More
The Lady as Saint: A Collection of French Hagiographical Romances of the 13th Century by Brigitte Cazelles.
Pennsylvania, 320 pp., £35, November 1991, 9780812230994Show More
Heavenly Supper: The Story of Maria Janis by Fulvio Tomizza, translated by Anne Jacobson Shutte.
Chicago, 184 pp., £19.95, December 1991, 0 226 80789 4Show More
Oppositional Voices: Women as Writers and Translators of Literature in the English Renaissance by Tina Krontiris.
Routledge, 192 pp., £25, April 1992, 0 415 06329 9Show More
“... of that monolith in the topography of the Counter-Reformation. For Maria Janis wanted to be a saint, and she was a hundred or more years too late to be believed. Several 16th-century English women, TinaKrontiris points out in Oppositional Voices, chafed against the restrictions of their families, and consequently joined the old, forbidden religion: Catholicism at least offered the cloister as well ...”