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Author Tobin, Frank J.

Title Mechthild von Magdeburg : a medieval mystic in modern eyes / Frank Tobin.

Published Columbia, S.C. : Camden House, [1995]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  282.092 TOBI    AVAILABLE
Edition 1st ed.
Physical description xi, 152 pages ; 23 cm.
Series Literary criticism in perspective.
Studies in German literature, linguistics, and culture (Unnumbered). Literary criticism in perspective.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [139]-148) and index.
Contents 1. Mechthild: Life, Book, Early Readers, Text History. Manuscripts. Editions. Translations -- 2. The Rediscovery of the German Mystics and the Rediscovery of Mechthild. The Rediscovery of the German Mystics. The Rediscovery of Mechthild -- 3. The Twentieth Century to 1945. Mechthild and Dante's Matelda -- 4. Mechthild Scholarship Comes of Age: 1946 to 1980. Charting the Contours of Mechthild's Spirituality. Comparisons and Influence. Mechthild's Language and Literary Characteristics -- 5. Mechthild from 1980 to the Present. Mechthild's Thought and Its Literary Expression. Mechthild's Visions. The Dispute about the Reality of Visions. Feminist Criticism and Mechthild. Mechthild's Prologue?
Subject Mechthild, of Magdeburg, approximately 1212-approximately 1282.
Mechthild, of Magdeburg, approximately 1212-approximately 1282. Fliessende Licht der Gottheit.
Catholic Church -- Doctrines -- History.
Mysticism -- Germany -- History -- Middle Ages, 600-1500.
Private revelations.
Spiritual life -- Catholic Church -- History.
ISBN 1571130012 (alk. paper)