Hildegard of Bingen

Hildegard of Bingen : A Book of Essays

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First published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
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  • Hardback | 282 pages
  • 140 x 216 x 21.59mm | 431g
  • CRC Press Inc
  • Bosa Roca, United States
  • English
  • 1, black & white illustrations
  • 0815325886
  • 9780815325888

Table of contents

Language and self-representation in the letters of Hildegard of Bingen; Hildegard as a medieval "zoologist" - the animals of the "physica"; Hildegard of Bingen's causes and cures - a radical feminist response to the doctor-cook binary; a poetry of science - relating body and soul in the scivias; where is the body? - images of Eve and Mary in Hildegard von Bingen's Scivias; problem of male virginity in the "Symphonia"; musical reading of Hildegard's responsory "Spiritui Sancto"; rhenish confluences - Hildegard and the 14th-century dominicans; Jewish mother-in-law - Hildegard's synagoga and the "Man of Law's Tale"; two sisters in wisdom - Hildegard of Bingen, Christina Rossetti and feminist theology.
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