Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3784
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Finke , Laurie A.
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  • Title: More Than I Fynde Written: Dialogue and Power in the English Translation of "The Mirror of Simple Souls" [The author analyzes the fifteenth-century Middle English translation of Marguerite Porete's text; the translator struggled to give passages an orthodox interpretation].
  • Source: Performance and Transformation: New Approaches to Late Medieval Spirituality.  Edited by Mary A. Suydam and Joanna E. Ziegler.  St. Martin's Press, 1999.  Pages 47 - 67.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Dialogical Theory Marguerite Porete, Mystic- Miroir des Simples Ames Mystics Orthodoxy Performance Theory Speech Act Theory Translation Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 13- 14- 15
  • Related Resources: Keeping on the theme of writing as form of performance, Laurie A. Finke examines the fifteenth-century English translation by a Carthusian monk of Marguerite Porete's Mirror of Simple Souls. Finke deftly demonstrates how the English translation interacts
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  • Author's Affiliation: Kenyon College
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
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