Call Boomerang Books 1300 36 33 32

Description - English Mystics of the Middle Ages by Barry Windeatt

This edition brings together for the first time key texts representing the writings of the medieval English mystics. The texts have been newly edited from early manuscripts, and are supplemented with textual and explanatory notes and a glossary. The book focuses on five major authors, Richard Rolle, Walter Hilton, the anonymous author of The Cloud of Unknowing, Dame Julian of Norwich, and Margery Kempe. Shorter works are presented whole, where possible, and accompanied by extracts from the mystics' longer works; extracts from contemporary translations into English are also included to illustrate the reception of European mystical texts in later medieval England. Overall, this volume makes accessible some of the finest writing by English contemplatives and visionaries of the Middle Ages.

Buy English Mystics of the Middle Ages by Barry Windeatt from Australia's Online Independent Bookstore, Boomerang Books.

Book Details

ISBN: 9780521339582
ISBN-10: 0521339588
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 138mm x 19mm)
Pages: 324
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 30-Nov-2006
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

Other Editions - English Mystics of the Middle Ages by Barry Windeatt

Book Reviews - English Mystics of the Middle Ages by Barry Windeatt

» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about English Mystics of the Middle Ages book by Barry Windeatt and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a Boomerang Books Account Holder - it's free to sign up and there are great benefits!)

Write Review

Books By Barry Windeatt

Julian of Norwich by Barry Windeatt
Hardback, October 2016
Revelations of Divine Love by Barry Windeatt
Paperback, May 2015
Troilus and Criseyde by Barry Windeatt
Paperback, November 2008
Chaucer Traditions by Barry Windeatt
Paperback, September 2006