Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts

    Approaching Medieval English Anchoritic and Mystical Texts

    Dee Dyas; Valerie Edden; Roger Ellis

    DS Brewer 2005

    Hardback 214pp

    9781843840497   Product Code: 66176

    This collection of 14 essays explores the origins, context and content of the anchoritic and mystical texts produced in England during the Middle Ages and examines the ways in which these texts may be studied and taught today. Covering topics including the devotional life of the laity, Richard Rolle, and contexts for teaching Julian of Norwich, the contributions incorporate historical, literary and theological perspectives and offer critical approaches and background material which will inform both research and teaching. No jacket.

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