Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 5157
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  • Title: Did Marjory Kempe Suffer From Tourette's Syndrome? [the appendices list the vocal and motor behaviors in "The Book of Margery Kempe" and behaviors by other holy people known to Margery including Marie d'Oignies and St. Bridget of Sweden].
  • Source: Mediaeval Studies 59, ( 1997): Pages 261 - 300.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Diseases Kempe, Margery, Mystic Lay Piety Mystics Tears Tourette Syndrome Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Table: Six tables. Table 1 Instances of Margery Kempe's vocal behavior. Table 2 Vocal behavior of other people in "The Book of Margery Kempe." Table 3 Margery Kempe's abnormal vocal behavior compared to others, including Marie d'Oignies, St. Bridget, and Elizabeth of Hungary. Table 4 Margery Kempe's motor behavior. Table 5 Motor behavior of others in "The Book of Margery Kempe." Table 6 Kempe's abnormal motor behavior compared to others.
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00765872