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Reclaiming Catherine of Siena

Literacy, Literature, and the Signs of Others

Reclaiming Catherine of Siena( )
Contribution by: Tylus, Jane
ISBN:978-0-226-52910-3
Publication Date:Oct 2017
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:AUD $89.00
Book Description:

Catherine of Siena (1347-1380) wrote almost four hundred epistles in her lifetime, effectively insinuating herself into the literary, political, and theological debates of her day. At the same time, as the daughter of a Sienese dyer, Catherine had no formal education, and her accomplishments were considered miracles rather than the work of her own hand. As a result, she has been largely excluded from accounts of the development of European humanism and the language and...
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Book Details
Pages:344
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Religious
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.5 x 23 x 2.699 cm
Book Weight:0.506 Kilograms



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