Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7769
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Harper , Stephen.
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  • Title: So Euyl to Rewlyn: Madness and Authority in "The Book of Margery Kempe" [analyzes Margery's description of her own postpartum psychosis as well as the mad woman whom Margery cures in Chapter 75; in the latter case Margery views the madness positively as a source of increased spiritual insight and by healing this holy woman Margery demonstrates her own sanctity].
  • Source: Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 98, 1 ( 1997): Pages 53 - 61.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Healers and Healing Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe Mental Illness Mystics Women in Literature Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Glasgow
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00283754
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