Monasticism and Literature Further Reading - Essay

Further Reading

(Classical and Medieval Literature Criticism)


Constable, Giles. Medieval Monasticism: A Select Bibliography. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1976, 171 p.

Guide to secondary literature divided into three major categories: reference, monastic history, and monastic life and institutions.


Bird, Jessalyn. “The Religious's Role in a Post-Fourth-Lateran World: Jacques de Vitry's Sermones ad status and Historia Occidentalis.” In Medieval Monastic Preaching, edited by Carolyn Muessig, pp. 209-29. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 1998.

Describes how Jacques de Vitry, through his writings and sermons,...

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