Uttering the Word : the mystical performances of Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi, a Renaissance visionary (Book, 1998) [WorldCat.org]
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Uttering the Word : the mystical performances of Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi, a Renaissance visionary

Author: Armando Maggi
Publisher: Albany, NY : State University of New York Press, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Employing contemporary theoretical perspectives, Uttering the Word provides the first detailed analysis of the language and thought of Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1607), an important but neglected Renaissance mystic. Borrowing from Lacan, de Certeau, and Deleuze, Maggi analyzes de' Pazzi's unique mystical discourse and studies how the Florentine visionary interprets the relationship between orality and writing,  Read more...
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Named Person: Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi, Saint; Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi, Saint; Maria Maddalena, de'Pazzi; Maria Maddalena (de'Pazzi); Maria Maddalena De' Pazzi, Saint
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Armando Maggi
ISBN: 0791439011 9780791439012 079143902X 9780791439029
OCLC Number: 37742267
Description: ix, 201 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. Orality and Time in I colloqui --
Ch. 2. Maria Maddalena, the Word, and the Language of the Birds --
Ch. 3. The Wedding, the Funeral, the Memorial of the Word --
Ch. 4. The Language of Satan --
Conclusion: Love Is a Word.
Responsibility: Armando Maggi.

Abstract:

"Employing contemporary theoretical perspectives, Uttering the Word provides the first detailed analysis of the language and thought of Maria Maddalena de' Pazzi (1566-1607), an important but neglected Renaissance mystic. Borrowing from Lacan, de Certeau, and Deleuze, Maggi analyzes de' Pazzi's unique mystical discourse and studies how the Florentine visionary interprets the relationship between orality and writing, authorship and audience, sexual identity and language."--BOOK JACKET.

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