Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 6841
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Cré , Marleen.
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  • Title: Women in the Charterhouse? Julian of Norwich's "Revelations of Divine Love" and Marguerite Porete's "Mirror of Simple Souls" in British Library, MS Additional 37790 [the author considers the presence of texts by Julian of Norwich and Marguerite Porete in an anthology of contemplative writings probably compiled by a Carthusian; the compiler had no interest in feminine spirituality but perhaps was attracted to their intense experiences of God].
  • 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 43 - 62.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Carthusian Order Contemplation Julian of Norwich, Mystic Manuscripts Marguerite Porete, Mystic Mystics Women in Religion
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  • Geographic Area: British Isles;France
  • Century: 14- 15
  • Primary Evidence: Manuscript; London, British Library, MS Additional 37790 (Amherst). It dates to the mid-fifteenth century and contains a selection of texts about contemplation. It was written by a single compiler.
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Antwerp
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802035175