“She Swims and Floats in Joy”: Marguerite Porete, an “Heretical” Mystic of the Later Middle Ages
By Kathleen Garay
Canadian Women’s Studies, Vol. 17: 1 (1997)
Synopsis: Examines the life and career of Marguerite Porete, a female mystic in France, who wrote The Mirror of Simple Annihilated Souls and Those Who Only Remain in Will and Desire of Love, and was later burned as a heretic in 1310.