Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 3787
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Suydam , Mary A.
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  • Title: Visionaries in the Public Eye: Beguine Literature as Performance [The author analyzes both the "Vitae" of holy women and accounts of their visions. Suydam, using performance theory and modern understandings of ritual, emphasizes the collective nature, not only of the beguine public performances, but of the author and copyists as well as the audience of readers. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: The Texture of Society: Medieval Women in the Southern Low Countries.  Edited by Ellen E. Kittell and Mary A. Suydam.  Palgrave Macmillan, 2004.  Pages 131 - 152.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Beguines Hagiography Mystics Performance Theory Visions Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Low Countries
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: Kenyon College
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0312293321
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