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  • Record Number: 8275
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Treharne , Elaine M.
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  • Title: They should not worship devils ... which neither can see, nor hear, nor walk: The Sensibility of the Virtuous and "The Life of St. Margaret" [The author argues that the hagiographer who wrote the Life of St. Margaret used simple, direct language, sensational detail, repeated themes, and constant appeals to the audience’s imagination in order to ensure that medieval listeners would both be entertained and instructed by the tale. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Proceedings of the Patristic, Mediaeval, and Renaissance Conference 15, ( 1990): Pages 221 - 236.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Old English Language Women in Religion Hagiography Margaret of Antioch, Saint in Literature
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 12-13
  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; Corpus Christi College, Cambridge MS 303.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Manchester
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  • Year of Publication: 1990.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 02728710