The Book of Margery Kempe

(Paperback - 2000)
$21.00 - Online Price


Kempe's work is accompanied by an introduction, a map of medieval England, a Kempe lexicon, and explanatory annotations. "Contexts" collects primary readings that illuminate The Book of Margery Kempe. Included are excerpts from The Constitutions of Thomas Arundel, Meditations on the Life of Christ, The Shewings of Julian of Norwich, The Book of Saint Bride, and The Life of Marie d'Oignies by Jacques de Vitry. "Criticism" includes nine varied interpretations of the autobiography, written by Clarissa W. Atkinson, Lynn Staley, Karma Lochrie, David Aers, Kathleen Ashley, Gail McMurray Gibson, Sarah Beckwith, Caroline Walker Bynum, and Nicholas Watson. A Selected Bibliography is also included.


  • SKU: 9780393976397
  • SKU10: 0393976394
  • Title: The Book of Margery Kempe
  • Series: Norton Critical Editions
  • Qty Remaining Online: 1
  • Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company
  • Date Published: Nov 2000
  • Pages: 328
  • Weight lbs: 0.77
  • Dimensions: 8.32" L x 5.20" W x 0.65" H
  • Features: Bibliography
  • Themes: Theometrics | Secular; Chronological Period | Medieval (500-1453); Cultural Region | British Isles;
  • Category: CHURCH HISTORY
  • Subject: Women


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