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History of the Early Printed Hebrew Book

Women Reading the Hebrew Book

Adelman, Howard
“The Educations and Literary Activities of Jewish Women in Italy During the Renaissance and the Catholic Restoration,” [Hebrew] pp. 9-23 in, ספר יובל לשלמה סימונסון = Shlomo Simonsohn Jubilee Volume (Tel-Aviv: Tel-Aviv University Press, 1993) edd. Daniel Carpi et al.
Katz Center - Stacks. BM42 .S566 1993
Van Pelt Library. BM42 .S56 1993

Adelman, Howard
“Finding Women’s Voices in Italian Jewish Literature,” pp. 50-69 in, Women of the Word:  Jewish Women and Jewish Writing (Detroit:  Wayne State University Press, 1994) ed. Judith Baskin
Katz Center - Stacks. PN842 .W66 1994

Baskin, Judith
“‘May the Writer Be Strong’:  Medieval Hebrew Manuscripts Copied by and for Women,” Nashim 16 (2008) 9-28
Van Pelt Library. HQ1172 .N37
http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/nashim/

Baskin, Judith
“Some Parallels in the Education of Medieval Jewish and Christian Women,” Jewish History 5 (1991) 41-51
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. DS101 .J46556
Van Pelt Library. DS101 .J46556
http://www.jstor.org/stable/pdf/20101094.pdf?acceptTC=true

Bell, Susan G.
“Women Medieval Book Owners:  Arbiters of Lay Piety and Ambassadors of Culture,” pp. 149-61 in,
Women and Power in the Middle Ages (Athens : University of Georgia Press, c1988) ed. Mary C. Erler
Van Pelt Library. HQ1143 .W63 1988
[repr. pp. 135-161 from, repr. from Signs:  Journal of Women in Culture and Society 7(1982) 742-768 
Van Pelt Library.  HQ1101 .S5 ]

Boffey, Julia
“Women Authors and Women's Literacy in Fourteenth- and Fifteenth-Century England,” pp. 159-82 in, Women and Literature in Britian, 1150-1500 (Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993) ed. Carol C. Meale
Van Pelt Library. PR113 .W64 1993

Cohen, Evelyn M.
“Women’s Illuminated Hebrew Prayer Books in Renaissance Italy,” pp. 305-312 in, Donne nella storia degli ebrei d’Italia:  Atti del IX Convegno internazionale “Italia Judaica” Lucca, 6-9 Giugno 2005 (Florence:  Giuntina, 2007) edd. Michele Luzzati and Cristina Galasso
Katz Center - Stacks. HQ1172 .C66 2005
Van Pelt Library. HQ1172 .C66 2005

Fram, Edward
My Dear Daughter:  Rabbi Benjamin Slonik and the Education of Jewish Women in Sixteenth-Century Poland
[Slonik's, Seder mitzvot nashim (Cracow :  Regra de Coisas Boas para Donas, 1577)]
Cincinnati:  Hebrew Union College Press, 2007
Katz Center - Stacks. BM729.W6 F72 2007
Van Pelt - Rosengarten Reserve. BM729.W6 F72 2007

Green, Monica H.
“Books as a Source of Medical Education for Women in the Middle Ages,” DYNAMIS. Acta Hispanicad Medicinae Scientiarumque Historuiam Illustrandam 20 ( 2000) 331-369
http://www.ugr.es/~dynamis/completo20/PDF/Dyna-11.PDF

Kogman-Appel, Katrin
“Portrayals of Women with Books: Female (Il)literacy in Medieval Jewish Culture,” pp. 525-563 in volume two, Reassessing the Roles of Women as ‘Makers’ of Medieval Art and Architecture, two volumes (Leiden : Brill, 2012) ed. Therese Martin
Fine Arts Library. N5970 .R25 2012

Labalme, Patricia H.
“Women’s Roles in Early Modern Venice:  An Exceptional Case,” pp. 132-36 in, Beyond Their Sex:  Learned Women of the European Past (New York : New York University Press, c1980) ed. Patricia H. Labalme
Van Pelt Library. HQ1148 .B49

Meale, Carol C.
“‘Alle the bokes that I haue of latyn, englisch, and frensch’: Laywomen and their Books in Late Medieval England,” pp. 128-58 in, Women and Literature in Britian, 1150-1500 (Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993) ed. Carol C. Meale
Van Pelt Library. PR113 .W64 1993

Richler, Benjamin
“On the Education of Daughters of Wealthy Jews in Renaissance Italy,” [Hebrew] Kiryat Sefer:  Collected Essays 68 (1998) 275-79
Katz Center - Periodicals Gallery. Z6367 .K57
Van Pelt Library. Z6367 .K57

Rodrigue Schwarzwald, Ora
“Two sixteenth-century Ladino prayer books for women,” European Judaism 43.2 (2010) 37-51
Katz Center - Periodicals B1. BM1 .E86

Rosman, Moshe
“Edward Fram My Dear Daughter: Rabbi Benjamin Slonik and the Education of Jewish Women in Sixteenth-Century Poland With a transcription of Benjamin Slonik’s Seder mitzvot nashim (The Order of Women’s Commandments), translated by Edward Fram and Agnes Romer Segal (Cincinnati: Hebrew Union College Press, 2007),” [important review article] Nashim: A Journal of Jewish Women's Studies & Gender Issues 16 (2008) 242-247
Van Pelt Library. HQ1172 .N37
http://muse.jhu.edu/article/254183