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Preface and Acknowledgments
______ Lia van Gemert and Herminda Joldersma

Introduction: Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1200-1875
1. Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1200-1575
______ Dieuwke van der Poel and Hermina Joldersma
2. Women's Writing from the Low Countries 1575-1875
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
3. Conclusion
______ Lia van Gemert and Hermina Joldersma
Anthology
1. The Daring Flight of a Soaring Bird: Beatrice of Nazareth
______ Wybren Scheepsma
2. The Agony and the Ecstasy of Divine Love: Hadewijch
______ Dieuwke van der Poel
3. Inspired and Resolute: Alijt Bake
______ Wybren Scheepsma
4. An Urban Anchoress: Berta Jacobs
______ Jose van Aelst
5. 'As Sister Souken was wont to say': The Diepenveen Book of Sisters
______ Wybren Scheepsma
6. 'Some say that this book was written by a woman named Christine': The Flemish Book of The City of Ladies
______ Orlanda Lie
7. Recording Practical Experience for Posterity: Barbere Sagers
______ Orlanda Lie
8. What Every Midwife Needs to Know: The Trotula
______ Orlanda Lie
9. 'Just Like a Rose in Bloom': Women and Religious Song
______ Dieuwke van der Poel
10. Word as Weapon in a Holy Mission: Anna Bijns
______ Kristiaan Aercke
11. Adamant Voices from Prison: Female Anabaptists
______ Hermina Joldersma
12. The Gift of Beautiful Words: Women's Alba Amicorum
______ Hermina Joldersma
13. A Blind Guide: Soetken Gerijts
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
14. A Model of Godly Reformed Womanhood: Cornelia Teellinck
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
15. A Staunch Catholic: Katharina Boudewijns
_____ Lia van Gemert
16. Poetic Wit and Self-Deprecation: Anna Roemers Visscher
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
17. The Truest of Friends: Maria Tesselschade Roemers Visscher
______ Olga van Marion
18. Choosing the Better Part: Anna Maria van Schurman
______ Olga van Marion
19. Obstinately Pursuing Her Own Course: Anna Berchmans
______ Lia van Gemert
20. Uncommon Communal Songs from the Brussels Beguinage: J. G. or I. G.
______ Lia van Gemert
21. Anchoress and Autobiographer: Maria Petyt
______ Olga van Marion
22. Contesting the Laurel Crown: Catharina Questiers and Cornelia van der Veer
______ Lia van Gemert
23. Opportunities for Women in the Chambers of Rhetoric: Barbara Ogier
______ Lia van Gemert
24. A Life of Books: Katharina Lescailje
______ Lia van Gemert
25. Courageous and Broad-Minded: Geertruyd Gordon
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
26. Strong and Independent: Titia Brongersma
______ Lia van Gemert
27. The Mystical Songs of an Ambitious 'Spiritual Daughter': J(ohanna) d(e) G(avre)/ G(rave)
______ Olga van Marion
28. Unorthodox in Everything: Isabella de Moerloose
______ Olga van Marion
29. Victim of Distortive Editing: Elisabeth Hoofman
______ Lia van Gemert
30. A Pietist Autobiography: Eva van der Groe
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
31. Poet for the Love of Her Country: Lucretia Wilhelmina van Merken
______ Olga van Marion
32. The Epitome of an Enlightenment Woman: Petronella Johanna de Timmerman
______ Olga van Marion
33. At the Heart of a Student Poetry Society: Clara Feyoena van Sytzama
______ Olga van Marion
34. The Unknown International Bestselling Author: Margareta Geertruid van der Werken
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
35. Fast Friends: Elisabeth Bekker and Agatha Deken
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
36. Writing as a Way of Life: Juliana Cornelia de Lannoy
______ Lia van Gemert
37. Rural Idylls: Elisabeth Maria Post
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
38. Love, Death and Suffering: Antonia ('Antoinette') Ockerse
______ Riet Schenkeveld- van der Dussen
39. A Blind Beacon: Petronella Moens
______ Lia van Gemert
40. A Manly Spirit in a Sickly Body: Margaretha Jacoba de Neufville
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
41. A Pioneer of Girls' Education: Anna Barbara Schilperoort
______ Olga van Marion
42. Good Cheer at the Beguinage in Lier: Joanna Catharina Pire
______ Lia van Gemert
43. The Dutch Joan of Arc: Maria Aletta Hulshoff
______ Olga van Marion
44. An Everyday Patriot: Maria-Francisca Doolaeghe
______ Lia van Gemert
45. Female Psychology: Elisabeth Johanna Hasebroek
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
46. Social Criticism from the Belgian Beecher Stowe: Johanna Desideria Berchmans
______ Lia van Gemert
47. Competing with the Best: Anna Louisa Geertruida Toussaint
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
48. A Versatile Pen: Eliza Carolina Ferdinanda Schiotling
______ Riet Schenkeveld-van der Dussen
49. A Witty Pioneer of Realism: Jeanette Delcroix
______ Lia van Gemert
50. A Superb Duo: Rosalie Loveling and Virginei Loveling
______ Lia van Gemert

Bibliography
Index of Names and Subjects
Index of Titles and First Lines
Illustrations
Notes on the Editors, Contributors and Translators




Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Women authors, Dutch.
Women authors, Flemish.
Women and literature -- Netherlands -- History and criticism.
Dutch literature -- Women authors.
Dutch literature -- Translations into English.
Flemish literature -- Women authors.
Flemish literature -- Translations into English.