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Cultures of Piety: Medieval English Devotional Literature in Translation

Anne Clark Bartlett, Thomas Howard Bestul - Literary Collections - 1999 - 256 pages
Devotional texts in late medieval England were notable for their flamboyant piety and their preoccupation with the tortured body of Christ and the grief of the Virgin Mary ...
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Erotic Discourse and Early English Religious Writing

L. Farina - Literary Criticism - 2016 - 179 pages
Erotic Discourse and Early English Religious Writing discusses the role of sexuality in medieval devotional practice, looking in particular at religious writings circulating in ...
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Mystic and Pilgrim: The Book and the World of Margery Kempe

Clarissa W. Atkinson - Body, Mind & Spirit - 1985 - 241 pages
Traces the life of the fifteenth-century woman who wrote the first autobiography to appear in English and describes what life was like for English women at that time
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Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts

Dee Dyas, Valerie Edden, Roger Ellis - Literary Criticism - 2005 - 213 pages
"Essays suggesting new ways of studying the crucial but sometimes difficult range of medieval mystical material"--Provided by publisher.
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The Cambridge Companion to Medieval Women's Writing

Carolyn Dinshaw, David Wallace - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 289 pages
This Companion examines the lives of medieval women by focusing on the texts that emerged from and shaped their experience.
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Virgin Martyrs: Legends of Sainthood in Late Medieval England

Karen Anne Winstead - History - 1997 - 201 pages
"This is truly exciting new work. Karen Winstead's book is the first discussion of virgin martyr legends that offers a broad survey of extant English texts from 1200 to 1400 A ...
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