Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 7732
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Renevey , Denis.
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  • Title: Margery's Performing Body: The Translation of Late Medieval Discursive Religious Practices
  • 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 197 - 216.
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  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Affective Piety Anchoresses Body Devotional Practices Jesus Christ- Passion Kempe, Margery, Mystic Meditation Mystics Performance Visions Women in Religion
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
  • Related Resources: Focusing on the visions at the end of Margery's Book 1, Renevey calls attention to how Margery re-enacts the Passion as a performer, so that she becomes "part of the liber naturae. Whoever reads her astutely will be able to uncover a divine message" (199)
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  • Author's Affiliation: University of Fribourg and University of Lausanne.
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  • Year of Publication: 2000.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802035175
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