Women and Women's Writings from Antiquity Through the Middle Ages - Research Article from Feminism in Literature

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Women and Women's Writings from Antiquity Through the Middle Ages: Representative Works

Abutsu-ni

Izayoi nikki (travel diary) mid 13th century

Aeschylus

Oresteia (dramas) c. 458 B.C.

Aristophanes

Lysistrata (drama) c. 411 B.C.

Ecclesiazusae (drama) c. 393 B.C.

The Bible

Book of Esther (prose) c. 2nd century B.C.

Birgitta of Sweden

Liber celestis revelaciones [Revelations] (prose) c. 1377

Catherine of Siena

Libro della divina dottrina [The Dialogue of the Seraphic Virgin Catherine of Siena] (prose) c. 1377-80

Geoffrey Chaucer

Troilus and Criseyde (poetry) c. 1385

Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale (poetry) c. 1387

Christine de Pizan

Letter of the God of Love (prose) c. 1399

The Book of the City of Ladies (dialogues) c. 1405

Cynewulf

Elene (poetry) c. 8th-9th century

Elizabeth of Hungary

The Revelations of Saint Elizabeth (prose) c. 1231

Euripides

Medea (drama) c. 431 B.C.

Hadewijch of Antwerp

Visioenen [Visions] (prose) mid 13th century

Heloise

Letters of Abelard and...

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