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The Book of Margery Kempe (Norton Critical Editions)

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Publisher Comments:

Kempe's work is accompanied by an introduction, a map of medieval England, a Kempe lexicon, and explanatory annotations.

"Contexts" collects primary readings that illuminate The Book of Margery Kempe.  Included are excerpts from The Constitutions of Thomas Arundel, Meditations on the Life of Christ, The Shewings of Julian of Norwich, The Book of Saint Bride, and The Life of Marie d'Oignies by Jacques de Vitry.

"Criticism" includes nine varied interpretations of the autobiography, written by Clarissa W. Atkinson, Lynn Staley, Karma Lochrie, David Aers, Kathleen Ashley, Gail McMurray Gibson, Sarah Beckwith, Caroline Walker Bynum, and Nicholas Watson.

A Selected Bibliography is also included.

Synopsis:

This unmodernized translation adheres closely to Middle English. The text is accompanied by an introduction, a map of medieval England, a Kempe lexicon and explanatory annotations, and includes primary sources on late medieval religious authority, mysticism and expressions of worship.

Synopsis:

The text presented here remains as faithful to the original Middle English as possible, without sounding archaic.

Synopsis:

This edition includes primary sources to elucidate late medieval religious authority, mysticism and expressions of worship as well as nine interpretative essays and a selected bibliography. Book of Margery Kempe"

Product Details

ISBN:
9780393976397
Translator:
Staley, Lynn
Author:
Staley, Lynn
Author:
Kempe, Margery
Publisher:
W. W. Norton & Company
Location:
New York
Subject:
Religious
Subject:
Women
Subject:
Historical - British
Subject:
Mysticism
Subject:
Authors, English
Subject:
Christian pilgrims and pilgrimages
Subject:
Christian women
Subject:
Kempe, Margery
Subject:
Medieval
Subject:
Biography-Women
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st ed.
Edition Description:
Includes bibliographical references (p. 303-305).
Series:
Norton Critical Editions
Series Volume:
TB 43-0002-38
Publication Date:
20001131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
College/higher education:
Language:
English
Pages:
328
Dimensions:
8.32x5.20x.65 in. .77 lbs.

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Product details 328 pages W. W. Norton & Company - English 9780393976397 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This unmodernized translation adheres closely to Middle English. The text is accompanied by an introduction, a map of medieval England, a Kempe lexicon and explanatory annotations, and includes primary sources on late medieval religious authority, mysticism and expressions of worship.
"Synopsis" by , The text presented here remains as faithful to the original Middle English as possible, without sounding archaic.
"Synopsis" by , This edition includes primary sources to elucidate late medieval religious authority, mysticism and expressions of worship as well as nine interpretative essays and a selected bibliography. Book of Margery Kempe"
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