• MSHERESIES 4 - DAFFODILS
  • MSHERESIES 4 - DAFFODILS
  • MSHERESIES 4 - DAFFODILS

MSHERESIES 4 - DAFFODILS

190 x 300mm, 8 pages, Colour printing, Saddle stitched, Softcover, 2021

"This fourth issue of MsHeresies republishes the chapter *Daffodils* — a warped monologue about a domestic poisoning — from Rosalind Belben’s book Is Beauty Good (1989). It is typeset alongside a collage of material from two medieval manuscripts: Isidore of Seville’s Etymologiae and De natura rerum (circa 1130–74), which was illuminated and transcribed by a group of eight nuns at the Benedictine abbey of Munsterbilzen in Maastricht; and the so called Claricia Psalter (late 12th–early 13th century) from the abbey of saints Ulrich and Afra in Augsberg, also made by a group of nuns and named after the novice Claricia who is believed to have drawn herself hanging like the tail of a drop-cap Q in the psalter section of the book."

Published by

Rietlanden Women’s Office

Regular price £8.00