Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 2259
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Irigaray , Luce.
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  • Title: The Way of the Feminine [Irigaray examines four paintings from women's convents to come to an understanding of women's spirituality].
  • Source: New Trends in Feminine Spirituality: The Holy Women of Liège and Their Impact.  Edited by Juliette Dor, Lesley Johnson, and Jocelyn Wogan-BrowneMedieval Women: Texts and Contexts, 2.  Brepols, 1999.  Pages 315 - 328. Essay originally published as "La Voie du Féminin" in Le jardin clos de l'åme. L'imaginaire des religieuses dans les Pays-Bas du Sud, depuis le 13e siècle. Edited by Paul Vandenbroeck.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Art History- Painting Crosses and Crucifixes Jesus Christ- Passion Monasticism Nuns Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: General
  • Century: General
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  • Illustrations: Four Figures. Figure One Vittorio Crivelli, "Virgin and Child with Saints: Panels Depicting St. Agatha and St. Augustine (Cambridge, University of Cambridge, Fitzwilliam Museum). Figure Two "Sainte Moniale offrant son coeur au Christ," 17th century (Leuven, Stedelijk museum Vander Kelen-Mertens, inv.nr.S.179.0). Figure Three "Stigmatisation de Sainte Marie-Madeleine de Pazzi," 1684 (Hasselt, Grauwzusters-Franciscanessen). Figure Four "Portrait d'un religieuse de 67 ans," 1656 (Brugge, Sint-Godelieveabdij).
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  • Author's Affiliation: Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
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  • Year of Publication: 1999.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 2503507689