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Manifestation und Konstruktion von Frauenmystik. Prozessuales Schreiben in der oberdeutschen Überlieferung der Mechthild von Hackeborn

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This thesis suggests a new methodological approach towards medieval mystical texts associated with a female author figure. Instead of a historical-critical method, it proposes adopting a perspective rooted in the individual manifestation that places the text within its cultural context within and outside the manuscript. The 'Liber specialis gratiae' by Mechthild of Hackeborn provides a case study due to its large transmission and its textual instability, resulting in a variety of functiona...

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HUMS
Department:
Medieval & Modern Languages Faculty
Subgroup:
German
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Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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