Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3532
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Elliot , Dyan.
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  • Title: Authorizing a Life: The Collaboration of Dorothea of Montau and John Marienwerder [the author explores how John Marienwerder's quest for self-authorization in his writings masks Dorothea's spirituality and her life]
  • Source: Gendered Voices: Medieval Saints and Their Interpreters.  Edited by Catherine M. Mooney.  University of Pennsylvania Press, 1999.  Pages 168 - 191.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Canonization of Saints Confession, Sacrament Confessors Dorothea of Montau, Mystic, Saint Hagiography John Marienwerder, Canon and Confessor to Dorothea of Montau Lay Piety Mystics Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 14- 15
  • Related Resources: Dyan Elliott's account of John of Marienwerder's involvement in the elevation of the problematic Dorothea of Montau focuses on John's self-authorisation strategies, John only has control over and access to Dorothea for the last 20 weeks of her life; durin
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  • Author's Affiliation: Indiana University
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0812234855
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