Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index

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1. Record Number: 5466
Author(s): Lawes, Richard.
Title : Psychological Disorder and the Autobiographical Impulse in Julian of Norwich, Margery Kempe, and Thomas Hoccleve [the author argues that cases of psychological crises, such as Kempe's post-natal psychosis and temporal lobe disease, Julian's physical illness that brought on hallucinations, and Hoccleve's bi-polar condition, all may have served as a stimulus to autobiographical writings].
Source: Writing Religious Women: Female Spiritual and Textual Practices in Late Medieval England.   Edited by Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead .   University of Toronto Press, 2000.  Pages 217 - 243.
Year of Publication: 2000.

2. Record Number: 20793
Author(s): Hendershot, Cyndy
Title : Male Subjectivity, "Fin Amor," and Melancholia in "The Book of the Duchess"
Source: Mediaevalia , 21., ( 1996):  Pages 1 - 26.
Year of Publication: 1996.

3. Record Number: 8725
Author(s): Beckwith, Sarah.
Title : Problems of Authority in Late Medieval English Mysticism: Language, Agency, and Authority in the "Book of Margery Kempe" [Considering Margery Kempe's "Book" in terms of mystical discourse, vernacularity, and late medieval English religious writings, the author examines the conditions of medieval subjectivity, particularly that of women. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 4., 1 (Spring 1992):  Pages 171 - 199.
Year of Publication: 1992.

4. Record Number: 10243
Title : The Journey into Selfhood: Margery Kempe and Feminine Spirituality [The author reads Margery’s narrative of spiritual progression alongside feminist, psychological and theological accounts of how women achieve selfhood. This process involves self-negation, spiritual awakening, and self-naming. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays.   Edited by Sandra J. McEntire .   Garland Publishing, 1992. Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies , 4., 1 (Spring 1992):  Pages 51 - 69.
Year of Publication: 1992.

5. Record Number: 12696
Author(s): Schmitt, Miriam.
Title : Freed to Run with Expanded Heart: The Writings of Gertrud of Helfta and the Rule of Benedict [In her writings, Helfta interprets liberty of heart as a personal passage from inner bondage to spiritual freedom. She also exemplifies the qualities of a liberated heart which Benedict outlines in his regula. The author equates Gertrude's "libertas cordis" (liberated heart in mystical love) is equated with Benedict's "cor dilatatus" (heart expanded by ineffable love). Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Cistercian Studies , 25., 2 ( 1990):  Pages 220 - 232.
Year of Publication: 1990.

6. Record Number: 12695
Author(s): Lewis, Gertrud Jaron.
Title : Libertas Cordis: The Concept of Inner Freedom in Saint Gertrud the Great of Helfta [Both the writings by and biographies of Saint Gertrud of Helfta (German nun and mystic) place supreme importance on inner freedom (freedom of spirit and freedom of heart). For Gertrud, striving for inner freedom and asceticism are intimately connected, and one paradoxically gains freedom by giving up oneself. Title note supplied by Feminae.].
Source: Cistercian Studies , 25., 1 ( 1990):  Pages 65 - 74.
Year of Publication: 1990.