Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7155
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Visconsi , Elliott.
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  • Title: She Represents the Person of Our Lord: The Performance of Mysticism in the "Vita" of Elisabeth of Spalbeek and "The Book of Margery Kempe" [this essay describes "how medieval women produced a mysticism beyond extant gender representations, a performative mysticism firmly grounded in the disorderliness of the female flesh as it enacts the 'imitatio Christi,' predicated on an educable audience, and finally to result in a subjectivity of self-annihilation" (Page 79)].
  • Source: Comitatus 28, ( 1997): Pages 76 - 89.
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  • Article Type: Journal Article
  • Subject (See Also): Body Devotional Practices Elisabeth van Spalbeek, Mystic Gender Jesus Christ- Imitation of Jesus Christ- Passion Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe Mystics Performance Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles;Low Countries
  • Century: 15
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of California, Los Angeles
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  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 00696412
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