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Anchoritism in the Middle Ages explores the relationships between anchoritism (the life of a solitary religious recluse) and other forms of solitude and sanctity, addressing the different ways in which anchoritism can be interpreted, the relationships between anchoritism and other forms of medieval devotion, and the evolving audience for vernacular guidance literature.
Table of Contents
|Traditions of Anchoritic Guidance|
|Can there be such a thing as an 'anchoritic rule'?|
|The Role of the Anchoritic Guidance Writer: Goscelin of St. Bertin|
|Logical Discourse Markers in Julian of Norwich|
|Enclosure and Sanctity in Hagiographical Tradition|
|Heresy and Heterodoxy: The Feminized Trinities of Marguerite Porete and Julian of Norwich|
|Hagiography and Idealism: St Dympna of Geel, an Uncanny Saint|
|Bridal Mysticism and the Politics of the Anchorhold: Dorothy of Montau|
|Anchoritic Texts and Traditions in the Lay World|
|Secularization in Ancrene Wisse, Part 1: The 'Pater noster', 'Credo', and 'Ave'|
|Reading and Devotional Practice: The Wooing Group Prayers of British Library, MS Cotton Nero A.xiv|
|Carmelite Spirituality and the Laity in the Late Medieval England|
|Printing and Reading Walter Hylton in Early Tudor England|
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