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Marguerite Porete and Margueronne of Bellevillette: The Beguine and the Sorceress

Sean L. Field

in Courting Sanctity: Holy Women and the Capetians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736193
eISBN:
9781501736209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736193.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In 1308 two women faced ecclesiastical questioning in Paris. The first, Marguerite Porete, was from Hainaut. Her offense was possessing or recopying her book, which had been condemned already in ... More


Marguerite Porete’s Mirror of Simple Souls and Its Reception in England

Wolfgang Riehle

in The Secret Within: Hermits, Recluses, and Spiritual Outsiders in Medieval England

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801451096
eISBN:
9780801470936
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801451096.003.0006
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

This chapter examines Marguerite Porete's The Mirror of Simple Souls and how it was received in England. The Mirror of Simple Souls is a Middle English translation of the mystical text Le mirouer des ... More


An Empire of Her Own: Literacy as Appropriation in Christine de Pizan's Livre de la Cité des Dames

in Dido's Daughters: Literacy, Gender, and Empire in Early Modern England and France

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226243115
eISBN:
9780226243184
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226243184.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, 16th-century and Renaissance Literature

This chapter explores how Marguerite de Navarre depicted literacy as reformation and translation in her book Heptaméron. It suggests that de Navarre appropriated both oral and written materials to ... More


Epilogue: Echoes and Afterlives

Sean L. Field

in Courting Sanctity: Holy Women and the Capetians

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736193
eISBN:
9781501736209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736193.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

After 1314 new scandals at the Capetian court focused on women as dangers, including Philip IV’s attack on his own daughters-in-law but also charges of sorcery against the royal cousin Mahaut of ... More


Marguerite Porete and Godfrey of Fontaines: Detachable Will, Discardable Virtue, Transformative Love

Peter King

in Oxford Studies in Medieval Philosophy Volume 6

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780198827030
eISBN:
9780191866005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198827030.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

This paper argues that Marguerite Porete asked Godfrey of Fontaines to endorse her book, The Mirror of Simple Souls, because they shared three views in common. The first view is that the will is only ... More


Sexual Desire, Divine Desire; Or, Queering the Beguines

Amy Hollywood

in Toward a Theology of Eros: Transfiguring Passion at the Limits of Discipline

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2011
ISBN:
9780823226351
eISBN:
9780823236718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fso/9780823226351.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Theology

A number of literary and cultural scholars have recently turned to texts by or about women to uncover possible homoeroticism within the metaphoric structures of women's ... More


Courting Sanctity: Holy Women and the Capetians

Sean L. Field

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781501736193
eISBN:
9781501736209
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501736193.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

Courting Sanctity traces the shifting relationship between holy women and the French royal court across the long thirteenth century. It argues that during the reign of Louis IX (r. 1226-70) holy ... More


Self-Knowledge, Abnegation, and Fulfillment in Medieval Mysticism

Christina Van Dyke

in Self-Knowledge: A History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
February 2017
ISBN:
9780190226411
eISBN:
9780190226442
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190226411.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy

Self-knowledge is a persistent—and paradoxical—theme in medieval mysticism; union with God is often taken to involve a loss of self as distinct from the divine. Yet an examination of Christian ... More


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