Monica H. Green, 1996–1997 | National Humanities Center

Monica H. Green (NHC Fellow, 1996–97)

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Salernitan Medicine for Women: Critical Editions of the "Tractatus de egritudinibus mulierum," "Liber de sinthomatibus mulierum," "De curis mulierum," and "De ornatu mulierum"

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 1996–97

Monica H. Green drafted "The Possibilities of Literacy and the Limits of Reading: Women as Owners of Medical Books in Later Medieval Europe" and revised two essays to be published in 1997: "A Handlist of the Latin and Vernacular Manuscripts of the So-Called Trotula Texts: Part II: The Vernacular Translations and Latin Re-Writings" for Scriptorium and '"Traittié tout de menqonges': The Sacrés des dames, Trotula, and Attitudes towards Women's Medicine in 14th- and Early 15th-Century 12 France" for Christine de Pizan and the Categories of Difference, edited by Marilynn Desmond (University of Minnesota Press, 1997).