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A companion to The book of Margery Kempe

Author: John Arnold; Katherine J Lewis
Publisher: Cambridge : D.S. Brewer, 1020.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Margery Kempe's (c. 1373 - after 1438) autobographical text is analysed from historical and literary perspectives. The focus is on the cultural and societal contexts of medieval northern Europe. Topics include: pilgrimage, charity, heresy, medieval masculinity, work and trade in medieval Norfolk, political culture, literacy, the prophetic tradition, female mystics and the body, sainthood, women's roles and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
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Named Person: Margery Kempe
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Arnold; Katherine J Lewis
ISBN: 1843842149 9781843842149
OCLC Number: 833248814
Notes: Originally published: 2004.
Description: 1 v. : ill., map ; 24 cm
Contents: Preface - John H Arnold and Katherine J LewisIntroduction: Reading and Re-Reading The Book of Margery Kempe - Barry A WindeattMargery Kempe and the Ages of Woman - Kim M PhillipsMen and Margery: Negotiating Medieval Patriarchy - Lynn and the Making of a Mystic - Kate ParkerMargery's Trials: Heresy, Lollardy and Dissent - John H ArnoldA Short Treatyse of Contemplacyon: The Book of Margery Kempe in its Early Print Contexts - Allyson FosterReading and The Book of Margery Kempe - Jacqueline JenkinsMargery Kempe, Drama and Piety - Claire SponslerPolitical Prophecy in The Book of Margery Kempe - Diane WattMargery's Bodies: Piety, Work and Penance - Sarah Salih'Yf lak of charyte be not ower hynderawnce': Margery Kempe, Lynn, and the practice of the spiritual and bodily works of mercy - P H CullumMargery Kempe and Saint-Making in Later Medieval England - Katherine J LewisFinal Thoughts - John H Arnold and Katherine J LewisBibliography
Responsibility: edited by John H. Arnold and Katherine J. Lewis.

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Margery Kempe and her Book studied in both literary and historical context.  Read more...

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