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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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Looking Inward: Devotional Reading and the Private Self in Late Medieval England

Jennifer Bryan - Literary Criticism - 2013 - 280 pages
"You must see yourself." The exhortation was increasingly familiar to English men and women in the two centuries before the Reformation. They encountered it repeatedly in their ...
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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 English Prose Treatises of Richard Rolle

Claire Elizabeth McIlroy - Literary Criticism - 2004 - 212 pages
Rolle's prose works examined as literature rather than for their relationship to his life.
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The Cambridge Companion to Medieval English Mysticism

Samuel Fanous, Vincent Gillespie - Literary Criticism - 2011
The widespread view that 'mystical' activity in the Middle Ages was a rarefied enterprise of a privileged spiritual elite has led to isolation of the medieval 'mystics' into a ...
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God's Lovers in an Age of Anxiety: The Medieval English Mystics

Joan M. Nuth - Religion - 2001 - 192 pages
Examines the extraordinary flowering of English spirituality in the fourteenth and early fifteenth centuries.
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Reading Medieval Anchoritism: Ideology and Spiritual Practices

Mari Hughes-Edwards - Religion - 2012 - 190 pages
Medieval anchorites willingly embraced the most extreme form of solitude known to the medieval world, so they might forge a closer connection with God. Yet to be physically ...
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A Companion to Ancrene Wisse

Yoko Wada - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 258 pages
Ancrene Wisse introduced through a variety of cultural and critical approaches which establish the originality and interest of the treatise.
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