Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2245
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Fanous , Samuel.
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  • Title: Measuring the Pilgrim's Progress: Internal Emphases in "The Book of Margery Kempe" [The author argues that Margery's amanuensis used specific time and place references to mark significant events in Margery's spiritual life; this follows the model established by saints' lives].
  • Source: Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England.  Edited by Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead.  University of Toronto Press, 2000.  Pages 157 - 176.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bride of Christ, Image of Hagiography Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe Mystics Place in Literature Time in Literature Virginity
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: Fanous investigates its internal emphases to recover some of the relationship between Margery and her two amanuenses, concluding that "while Margery's voice rings clearly from the text, it is evident that the narrative has been shaped in a highly sophisti
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, University of Oxford
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802035175
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