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Contents Acknowledgementsvii List of figuresix Introduction1 oneOn Nuns and Nunneries 13 twoCloistered Spaces41 threeVoices from the Cloister67 fourTheatre and Music99 fiveThe Visual Arts125 sixExpansion: Nuns across the Globe153 sevenOpen Communities of Women79 Epilogue203 Notes213 Bibliography243 Illustration Acknowledgements262
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Nuns -- Europe -- History.
Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Europe -- History.
Monastic and religious life -- Europe -- History.