Reading Memory and Identity in the Texts of Medieval European Holy Women

  • Margaret Cotter-Lynch
  • Brad Herzog

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

About this book


Examines a range of texts commemorating European holy women from the ninth through fifteenth centuries. Explores the relationship between memorial practices and identity formation. Draws upon much of the recent scholarly interest in the nature and uses of memory.


construction design Europe identity Medieval Literature memory Middle Ages miracle nature Scotland women

Editors and affiliations

  • Margaret Cotter-Lynch
    • 1
  • Brad Herzog
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of English, Humanities, and LanguagesSoutheastern Oklahoma State UniversityUSA
  2. 2.Saginaw Valley State UniversityUSA

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