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'Du bist selben eyn himmel': textualization and transformation in the life of Dorothea von Montau

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This article examines the way in which the German Life of Dorothea reflects on its own statu as the textualization of the protagonist's mystical experiences. After considering the presentation of Dorothea's interaction with Johannes Marienwerder and Johannes Reyman, the article proceeds to examine the ways in which Dorothea's spiritual career is modelled on that of John the Evangelist in relation to mystical rapture and transformation. However, it will also be argued that the text separates t...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Sub department:
German
Oxford college:
Oriel College
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Publisher:
W. S. Maney & Son Ltd.
Journal:
Oxford German Studies More from this journal
Volume:
39
Issue:
2
Pages:
147-159
Publication date:
2010-01-01
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ISSN:
0078-7191
Language:
English
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ora:4257
Deposit date:
2010-10-14

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