Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays

1st Edition

Sandra J. McEntire

Routledge
June 30, 2019 Forthcoming
Reference - 274 Pages
ISBN 9780367209711 - CAT# K419279

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Summary

Originally published in 1992, Margery Kempe looks at one of the most appealing mystics and pilgrims of 15th-century England. The book looks at Margery Kempe, and her book The Book of Margery Kempe, thought to be the first vernacular autobiography in medieval Britain. Original essays in the book examines Kempe's spirituality, cultural context, and the autobiography itself, The Book of Margery Kempe. The essays in the book represent detail literary analysis on Kempe and the critical history of her words.

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