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Medieval English prose for women

Medieval English prose for women

selections from the Katherine group and Ancrene wisse

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford [England], New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • English prose literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Modernized versions.,
    • Christian literature, English (Middle),
    • Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Rules.,
    • Women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800.,
    • Middle Ages -- Literary collections.,
    • Christian women saints -- Legends.,
    • Sermons, Medieval -- England.,
    • Sermons, English (Middle)

    • Edition Notes

      Statementedited by Bella Millett and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne.
      ContributionsMillett, Bella., Wogan-Browne, Jocelyn.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPR1120 .M374 1990
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxliii, 219 p. ;
      Number of Pages219
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2196380M
      ISBN 10019811205X
      LC Control Number89016014


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ISBN ISBN Why is ISBN important. ISBN. This bar-code number lets you verify that you're getting exactly the right version or edition of a book. 4/5(2). Medieval English Prose for Women: The Katherine Group and Ancrene Wisse by Bella Millett (Author), Jocelyn Wogan-Browne (Author)4/5(2).

The difficulty of the language however, which skillfully blends Latin and native English stylistic traditions, has made the documents largely inaccessible to all but experts in Middle English.

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Christian literature, English (Middle), Christian women saints -- Legends, English prose literature -- Middle English,Monasticism and religious orders for women -- Rules, Sermons, English (Middle), Women -- Conduct of life -- Early works to Publisher Oxford [Eng.]: Clarendon Press ; New York: Oxford University Press CollectionPages: Medieval English prose for women: selections from the Katherine group and Ancrene wisse.

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