Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 9379
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Heinonen , Meri.
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  • Title: Henry Suso and the Divine Knightood [The author argues that Suso's "Leben" manifests a gender ideology throughout with the Servant as an ideal friar who becomes a heavenly Knight through pain and repudiation. At the same time the Spiritual Daughter is given a much more passive role in an enclosed convent. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
  • Source: Holiness and Masculinity in the Middle Ages.  Edited by P. H. Cullum and Katherine J. Lewis.  Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages Series. University of Wales Press, 2004.  Pages 79 - 92.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Asceticism Heinrich Seuse, Mystic- Leben Knight, Image of Masculinity Mystics
  • Geographic Area: Germany
  • Century: 14
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Turku, Finland [doctoral student]
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  • Year of Publication: 2004.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0708318940
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