Authority and the Female Body in the Writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe

Authority and the Female Body in the Writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe

by Liz Herbert McAvoy, Liz Herbert McAvoy
     
 

An examination of ways in which the writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe were affected by traditional and contemporary attitudes towards women.See more details below

Overview

An examination of ways in which the writings of Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe were affected by traditional and contemporary attitudes towards women.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781843840084
Publisher:
Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date:
07/06/2004
Series:
Studies in Medieval Mysticism, #5
Pages:
286
Sales rank:
783,924
Product dimensions:
0.69(w) x 9.21(h) x 6.14(d)

Table of Contents

1Motherhood and Margery Kempe28
2The motherhood matrix in the writing of Julian of Norwich64
3Discourses of prostitution and The Book of Margery Kempe96
4'[actual symbol not reproducible]yf thowe be payede,' quod our lorde, 'I am payede' : hermeneutics of the holy whore in Julian of Norwich131
5Margery Kempe : wisdom, authority and the female utterance170
6Julian of Norwich : voice of the wise woman205

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