Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8550
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Tobin , Frank.
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  • Title: Audience, Authorship, and Authority in Mechthild von Magdeburg's "Flowing Light of the Godhead" [argues that her primary audience was religious (clergy and male and female monastics) and that her shared authorship (both God and Mechthild, an unlettered Beguine, were resposible) required a variety of strategies to assert the authority of her text].
  • Source: Mystics Quarterly 23, 1 (March 1997): Pages 8 - 17.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Authority Beguines Clergy Mechthild von Magdeburg, Mystic Monasticism Monks Mystics Nuns Readers Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 13
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Nevada, Reno
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 07425503
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