"WHERE AIRY VOICES LEAD": JOAN OF ARC'S AUDITIONS IN HISTORICAL DEBATE.

Lisa Kay Mercer

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Abstract

The article presents a historical debate regarding the French saint and military leader Joan of Arc and her auditions. Topics include incorporation of new form of psychological research by Johannic scholars into the study of Joan's auditions, the sustained ideological competition to colonize the persona of Joan of Arc during the pre-World War I era, and the publications in the mid-twentieth century on the psychological and medical explanations for Joan of Arc's voices.
Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)25-40
Number of pages16
JournalMagistra
Volume22
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jun 1 2016
Externally publishedYes

Keywords

  • JOAN, of Arc, Saint, 1412-1431
  • AUDITORY hallucinations
  • SAINTS
  • PSYCHOLOGY
  • COMMAND of troops
  • PSYCHOLOGICAL research
  • RELIGIOUS aspects

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