Feminae: Medieval Women and Gender Index


  • Record Number: 8830
  • Author(s)/Creator(s): Wilson , Janet.
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  • Title: Communities of Dissent: The Secular and Ecclesiastical Communities of Margery Kempe's "Book" [argues that the controversies Kempe provoked on religious, social, and sexual questions demonstrate underlying tensions among Lynn's laiety and religious which Kempe's enthusiastic excesses merely exacerbated].
  • Source: Medieval Women in Their Communities.  Edited by Diane Watt.  University of Toronto Press, 1997.  Pages 155 - 185.
  • Description:
  • Article Type: Essay
  • Subject (See Also): Clergy Community Life Kempe, Margery, Mystic- Book of Margery Kempe King's Lynn, Norfolk, England Mystics Scribes and Scriptoria Women in Religion
  • Award Note:
  • Geographic Area: British Isles
  • Century: 15
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  • Illustrations:
  • Table: One figure. Woodcut of the crucifixion from Wynkyn de Worde's 1501 edition of Margery Kempe's book.
  • Abstract:
  • Author's Affiliation: University of Otago
  • Conference Info: - , -
  • Year of Publication: 1997.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN/ISBN: 0802042899