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Date Permissions Signed

11-6-2010

Date of Award

2010

Document Type

Masters Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (MA)

Department

History

First Advisor

Eurich, S. Amanda, 1956-

Second Advisor

Diehl, Peter D.

Third Advisor

Vulić, Kathryn R., 1972-

Abstract

The purpose of this work is to look specifically at the writings of ten female mystics from the late medieval and early modern period and examine the intentional use of rhetoric by female mystics to procure the agency to address concerns about religion and society.

Type

Text

Publisher

Western Washington University

OCLC Number

693777461

Digital Format

application/pdf

Subjects – Names (LCNAF)

Hildegard, Saint, 1098-1179; Catherine, of Siena, Saint, 1347-1380; Mechthild, of Magdeburg, approximately 1212-approximately 1282; Julian, of Norwich, b. 1343; Kempe, Margery, approximately 1373-; Teresa, of Avila, Saint, 1515-1582; De' Pazzi, Maria Maddalena, Saint, 1566-1607; Jesus, Ursula de, 1604-1666; Poole, Elizabeth; Bowers, Bathsheba, 1672 or 3-1718

Genre/Form

Academic theses

Language

English

Rights

Copying of this thesis in whole or in part is allowable only for scholarly purposes. It is understood, however, that any copying or publication of this thesis for commercial purposes, or for financial gain, shall not be allowed without the author's written permission.

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