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1. Record Number: 6640
Author(s): Salih, Sarah.
Title : Staging Conversion: The Digby Saint Plays and "The Book of Margery Kempe" [the author examines the representation of conversion in Margery Kempe's "Book" and in the Digby saint plays of Mary Magdalene and Saint Paul; she argues that conversion is a predominantly masculine topos which affects Margery's and Mary Magdalene's gender identity].
Source: Gender and Holiness: Men, Women, and Saints in Late Medieval Europe.   Edited by Samantha J. E. Riches and Sarah Salih .   Routledge, 2002.  Pages 121 - 134.
Year of Publication: 2002.

2. Record Number: 6034
Author(s): Coletti, Theresa.
Title : Paupertas est donum Dei: Hagiography, Lay Religion, and the Economics of Salvation in the Digby "Mary Magdalene" [the author argues that the Digby playwright uses Mary Magdalene to bring into relief questions of salvation for those with landed wealth and in commerce; Mary Magdalene's emphasis on poverty and charity does not question the social order but gives merchants and the gentry opportunities for spiritual benefit by donating to the poor and by striving to be themselves poor in spirit].
Source: Speculum , 76., 2 (April 2001):  Pages 337 - 378.
Year of Publication: 2001.

3. Record Number: 7414
Author(s): Scherb, Victor I.
Title : Worldly and Sacred Messengers in the Digby "Mary Magdalene" [The author claims that, in the Digby "Mary Magdalene" play, Mary herself becomes an active Christian messenger or preacher. Title note supplied by Feminae].
Source: English Studies , 73., 1 ( 1992):  Pages 1 - 9.
Year of Publication: 1992.