Ancrene wisse = Guide for anchoresses : a translation based on Cambridge, Corpus Christi College, MS 402
This early thirteenth-century West Midlands guide for women recluses is not only one of the major works of early Middle English prose, but is also a key document for the development of medieval spirituality.
Print Book, English, 2009
University of Exeter Press, Exeter, 2009
xlix, 331 Seiten ; 22 cm
9780859897754, 9780859897761, 0859897753, 0859897761
Preface to this editionIntroduction1. Ancrene Wisse and its Contexts2. Sources and Analogues3. The Form of the Work4. The Textual History of Ancrene Wisse5. This TranslationGuide for AnchoressesPrefacePart 1Part 2Part 3Part 4Part 5Part 6Part 7Part 8Explanatory NotesBibliography1. A Note on Further Reading2. Abbreviations and Short Titles3. Editions and Secondary WorksGeneral IndexScriptural Quotations Index
Translated from the Middle English. - Includes bibliographical references and index