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Medieval and Early Modern Religious Cultures
Essays Honouring Vincent Gillespie on his Sixty-Fifth Birthday
The essays presented in this volume respond to and build upon the hugely influential work of Vincent Gillespie in these fields, offering a variety of approaches, spiritual and literary, bibliographical and critical, across the Middle Ages to the Protestant Reformation and beyond. Topics addressed include the Wycliffite Bible; the Assumption of the Virgin as represented in medieval English culture; Nicholas Love and Reginald Pecock; and the survival of latemedieval piety in early modern England.
LAURA ASHE is Professor of English Literature and Tutorial Fellow, Worcester College, Oxford; RALPH HANNA is Professor of Palaeography (emeritus), Keble College, Oxford.
Contributors: Tamara Atkin, James Carley, Alexandra da Costa, Anne Hudson, Ian Johnson, Daniel Orton, Susan Powell, Denis Renevey, Michael G. Sargent, Annie Sutherland, Nicholas Watson, Barry Windeatt.
The Original Audience and Institutional Setting of Edmund Rich's Mirror of Holy Church: The Case for the Salisbury Canons - Nicholas Watson
The Category of the Poetic and the Work of Roger Bacon - Daniel Orton
Earlier Version/Later Version - in the Wycliffite Bible is that the only choice? - Anne Hudson
Patterns of Circulation and Variation in the English and Latin Texts of Books I and II of Walter Hilton's Scale of Perfection - Michael G. Sargent
Assumptions: The Virgin's Ends in Medieval English Culture - Barry A Windeatt
Mediating Voices and Texts: Nicholas Love and Reginald Pecock - Ian Johnson
Santa Zita and Biblioteca Statale di Lucca, MS 3540 - Susan Powell
'Syre, we neuer yet tasted ne haue not dronke of our best wyne': Late Medieval Popular Religion and the Sermon for the Feast of the Holy Name of Jesus - Denis Renevey
'An hard bone for ye fleshly mynded to gnaw vppon': reading habits in contention - Alex da Costa
Reading Late-Medieval Piety in Early Modern England - Tamara Atkin
John Leland on William, Lord Mountjoy's Lost Manuscript of the Annals of the Mysterious John, Abbot of B. - James Carley
Vincent Gillespie: A Bibliography
"For scholars engaged in the field(s) embraced by the title this book will be indispensable. The acumen of the editors and contributors is complemented by the high standard of production by the publisher." PARERGON
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