The Book of Margery Kempe: Scholarship, Community, and Criticism

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Peter Lang, Jan 1, 2005 - Literary Criticism - 157 pages
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Discovered in 1934, the Book of Margery Kempe recounts the experiences of Kempe (ca.1373-1439)--a married, middle-class English woman--as she traveled throughout Europe and the Holy Land on spiritual pilgrimages. In this study, Mitchell (English, Macquarie U., Australia) takes a cultural materialist approach to examine the materiality of the text i

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Contents

A Literary Event Reporting The Book of Margery Kempe
55
Reproducing the Texts
95
ReReading The Book of Margery Kempe
133
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About the author (2005)

The Author: Marea Mitchell is Senior Lecturer in the Department of English at Macquarie University in New South Wales, Australia. She completed her D.Phil. at the University of Sussex, United Kingdom. She has published editions of Beaumont and Fletcher's Love's Cure and Anne Weamys's continuation of Sir Philip Sidney's Arcadia, as well as a number of articles in professional journals. Dr. Mitchell is currently working on a study of romance literature.

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