Ancrene Wisse Vol 2: A Corrected Edition of the Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 402 with Variants from Othe by Bella Millett

Ancrene Wisse Vol 2: A Corrected Edition of the Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 402…

EditorBella Millett

Hardcover | February 20, 2008

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The second volume of this edition of Ancrene Wisse includes a general introduction, on institutional and historical context, sources and influences, structure and style. The extensive explanatory notes include material on the text's historical, theological, and literary background. Theintroduction summarizes recent research on this important text and others associated with it in the Middle Ages; it offers a discussion of the text's origin which relates it to broader contemporary developments in preaching and pastoral care. The Glossary, supplied by Richard Dance, is supplementedby discussion of specific textual and philological problems and offers a definitive guide to the language.

About The Author

Bella Millett has previsouly edited Vol I of Ancrene Wisse (EETS O.S. 325, 2005), also Hali Meidhad, (EETS O.S. 284, 1982) and is the author of many other publications on Ancrene Wisse and its associated texts.

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Title:Ancrene Wisse Vol 2: A Corrected Edition of the Text in Cambridge, Corpus Christi College MS 402…Format:HardcoverDimensions:500 pages, 8.5 × 5.43 × 1.8 inPublished:February 20, 2008Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0199205760

ISBN - 13:9780199205769

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