The Book Of Margery Kempe

Author: Margery Kempe
Publisher: DS Brewer
ISBN: 9781843840107
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Fully-annotated edition of English mystic Margery Kempe's life and divine revelations (dated 1436-8). (This edition previously published by Longman.)

How To Be A Medieval Woman

Author: Margery Kempe
Publisher: Penguin UK
ISBN: 0241252288
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" ' Brave, outspoken and guaranteed to annoy people wherever she went - including exasperated fellow pilgrims in Jerusalem and her long-suffering husband - Margery Kempe was one of the most vivid and unforgettable voices of the Middle Ages.

Medieval Writings On Female Spirituality

Author: Various
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1440633401
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This volume, edited by Elizabeth Spearing, who also prepared some of the translations, features a rich introduction to the lives and religious experiences of its subjects, as well as full explanatory notes.

A Companion To Medieval English Literature And Culture C 1350 C 1500

Author: Peter Brown
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1405195525
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E. Spearing, Penguin Classics (London: Penguin, 1998); Revelations of
DivineLove, trans. Clifton Wolters, Penguin Classics (Harmondsworth: Penguin,
1966). This is also the title of the editio princeps by Serenus Cressy (London,
1670). 2 S. B. Meech and H. E. Allen (eds), The Book of Margery Kempe, EETS
os 212 (1940), p. 3. Margery was being urged to write down her experiences c.
1418, twenty years before she finally dictated her book c.1438. 3 Barry Windeatt (
trans.), The Book ...

The Book Of Margery Kempe

Author: Marea Mitchell
Publisher: Peter Lang
ISBN: 9780820474519
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While it is debatable whether it is appropriate to label as 'illiterate' people like
Kempe — who, while they probably could not read or write, nevertheless
demonstrate a high level of what could be called cultural literacy, an
understanding of texts and arguments and an ability to speak cogently about
them — this picture is highly appropriate to a series like Penguin Classics, which
attempts to develop, define, and promote traditions of literature to a wide reading
public. The book as an ...

English Literature In The Age Of Chaucer

Author: Dieter Mehl
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 1317871545
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See The Book of Margery Kempe, ed. Barry Windeatt, Longman Annotated Texts
(Harlow, 2000), critical edition, with rich annotation and bibliography. Quotations
are from this edition; see also The Book of Margery Kempe, ed. Sanford Brown
Meech and Hope Emily Allen, EETS,212 (1940, repr. 1961); there is a good
modern translation by Barry Windeatt, TheBook of Margery Kempe, Penguin
Classics (Harmondsworth,1985, repr.with revised bibliography, 1994),with a
helpful ...

A Companion To The Book Of Margery Kempe

Author: John Arnold
Publisher: DS Brewer
ISBN: 9781843840305
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From the 1980s onwards has come a revival of both academic and broader
interest, with a Penguin Classics translation, a number of monographs, a fast-
growing secondary literature of critical and contextualizing readings, and some
new editions of an author, who is often now referred to as 'Kempe' in preference
to the 'Margery' of earlier commentators.10 This recent scholarly work on the
Book has naturally reflected the preoccupations of its own late twentieth-century
times, and ...

The English Pilgrimage To Rome

Author: Judith Champ
Publisher: Gracewing Publishing
ISBN: 9780852443736
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The earliest surviving account (and the only pre- Reformation account) of an
English pilgrim to Rome who stayed at the hospice was that of Margery Kempe,
an East Anglian mystic and contemporary of Julian of Norwich.27 She was in
Rome from August 1414 to Easter 1415 and clearly made an impact. Her
religious enthusiasm was often expressed noisily and ... 27 The Book of Margery
Kempe (Penguin Classics, 1985). 28 The Book of Margery Kempe, p. 116. 29 Ibid
., p. 130.