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Author Hand, Joni M.

Title Women, manuscripts and identity in northern Europe, 1350-1550 / Joni M. Hand.

Published Farnham, Surrey ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate, [2013], ©2013.


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 UniM Bail  745.67082094 HAND    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 251 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Machine generated contents note: I.The Hours of Catherine of Cleves: A Vehicle of Identity -- II.Private Devotional Manuscripts -- III.Historiography of the Study of Female Book Owners in the Late Middle Ages -- IV.Contribution of this Book to the Existing Scholarship -- 1.Female Book Collectors in the Valois Courts -- I.Bonne of Luxembourg and her Children -- II.The Second Generation -- A.Jeanne of Bourbon -- B.Isabeau of Bavaria -- C.Margaret of Flanders -- III.English Rule in France -- A.Margaret of Bavaria -- B.Yolande of Aragon -- IV.Women of Letters -- A.Charlotte of Savoy -- B.Anne of France -- C.Louise of Savoy -- D.Anne of Brittany -- E.Claude of France -- V.Duchesses and Power -- A.Mary of Burgundy -- B.Margaret of Austria -- C.Margret of York -- D.Joanna of Castile -- VI.Conclusion -- 2.Women and Religious Manuscripts: Identity Expressed Through Patronage -- I.Choice of Artists -- A.Margaret of Austria and the Sforza Hours --
Contents note continued: B.Yolande of Aragon and the Grandes Heures de Rohan -- II.Textual Evidence of Identity -- A.Choice of Prayers -- 1.The Hours of Catherine of Cleves -- 2.The Hours of Joanna of Castile -- B.Choice of Language -- 1.The Hours of Isabel of Portugal -- 2.The Hours of Margaret of Cleves -- C.Inscriptions -- 1.The Breviary of Mary of Savoy -- 2.The Breviary of Isabelle of Castile -- III.Hagiographic Evidence of Identity -- A.The Hours of Catherine of Cleves -- B.The Hours of Anne of France -- C.The Hours of Margaret of Cleves -- D.The Psalter of Jeanne of Laval -- IV.Conclusion -- 3.Visual Demonstrations of Identity -- I.Portraits -- A.Devotional Portraits -- 1.Bonne of Luxembourg -- 2.Jeanne of Boulogne -- 3.Joanna of Castile -- B.Portraits within a Narrative -- 1.Anne of France -- 2.Louise of Savoy -- 3.Margaret of Bavaria and Margaret of Burgundy -- II.Coats of Arms and Mottos -- A.Anne of Burgundy -- B.Isabelle of Castile -- C.Catherine of Cleves --
Contents note continued: D.Claude of France -- III.Marginalia -- A.The Psalter of Bonne of Luxembourg -- B.The Breviary of Mary of Savoy -- C.The Hours of Catherine of Cleves -- 4.Women and Legacy: The Generational Transference of Identity -- I.The Use of Manuscripts in the Early Education of Children in the Courts -- II.Noblewomen as Teachers: The Virgin and St. Anne as Models -- III.Conclusion.
Subject Illumination of books and manuscripts, Gothic -- Themes, motives.
Illumination of books and manuscripts, Renaissance -- Themes, motives.
Women -- Europe, Northern -- Art patronage.
ISBN 9781409450238 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1409450236 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Standard Number (YBP)100596468