Drama, performance and touch in the medieval convent and beyond

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Drama, performance and touch in the medieval convent and beyond. / Robinson, Liv; Dutton, Elisabeth.

Touching, Devotional Practice and Visionary Experience in the Late Middle Ages. ed. / David Carrillo-Rangel; Delfi Isabel Nieto; Pablo Acosta Garcia. 1st. ed. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. p. 43-68.

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Harvard

Robinson, L & Dutton, E 2020, Drama, performance and touch in the medieval convent and beyond. in D Carrillo-Rangel, D Isabel Nieto & P Acosta Garcia (eds), Touching, Devotional Practice and Visionary Experience in the Late Middle Ages. 1st edn, Palgrave Macmillan, pp. 43-68. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26029-3_3

APA

Robinson, L., & Dutton, E. (2020). Drama, performance and touch in the medieval convent and beyond. In D. Carrillo-Rangel, D. Isabel Nieto, & P. Acosta Garcia (Eds.), Touching, Devotional Practice and Visionary Experience in the Late Middle Ages (1st ed., pp. 43-68). Palgrave Macmillan. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26029-3_3

Vancouver

Robinson L, Dutton E. Drama, performance and touch in the medieval convent and beyond. In Carrillo-Rangel D, Isabel Nieto D, Acosta Garcia P, editors, Touching, Devotional Practice and Visionary Experience in the Late Middle Ages. 1st ed. Palgrave Macmillan. 2020. p. 43-68 https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-26029-3_3

Author

Robinson, Liv ; Dutton, Elisabeth. / Drama, performance and touch in the medieval convent and beyond. Touching, Devotional Practice and Visionary Experience in the Late Middle Ages. editor / David Carrillo-Rangel ; Delfi Isabel Nieto ; Pablo Acosta Garcia. 1st. ed. Palgrave Macmillan, 2020. pp. 43-68

Bibtex

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