Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6793
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Hopenwasser , Nanda.
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  • Title: Margery Kempe, St. Bridget, and Marguerite d’Oingt: The Visionary Writer as Shaman [Visionary writers of medieval Europe performed many of the same functions that modern shamans do in communities outside the Western tradition. As creative artists, they serve as bridges between the eternal and temporal worlds, transferring information and spiritual healing from a higher power to human society. They are apart from society yet also derive power from their marginal position. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays.  Edited by Sandra J. McEntire.  Garland Publishing, 1992.  Pages 165 - 187.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Bridget of Sweden, Saint Kempe, Margery, Mystic Literature- Prose Marguerite d’Oingt, Mystic Mystics Shamanism Spirituality Visions Women Authors Women in Literature Women in Religion
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  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Alabama
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  • Year of Publication: 1992.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0815303785
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