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Minne, translated: embodying liturgy, love, and trauma in the Diepenveen sister-book and the Facons revelations

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This article traces pandemic trauma in two understudied Middle Dutch texts produced by Devotio Moderna communities of Augustinian canonesses regular, a sister-book from Diepenveen (eastern Low Countries) and a visionary text from Facons (Antwerp). In both texts, members of the community succumb to the plague. Allowing medieval trauma to interrogate modern trauma theory, this discussion participates in feminist enquiries about wounds as instruments of control and responds to medievalist critiq...

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University of Oxford
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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
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Marie Skłodowska-Curie Action - Women Making Memories: Liturgy and the Remembering Female Body in Medieval Holy Women’s Texts
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842443
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University of Oxford
Publication date:
2022-12-15
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English
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1315252
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pubs:1315252
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2022-12-15

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