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Author Barr, Jessica (Jessica Gail), 1976-

Title Willing to know God : dreamers and visionaries in the later Middle Ages / Jessica Barr.

Published Columbus : Ohio State University Press, [2010]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  809.93382 BARR    AVAILABLE
Physical description x, 262 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Knowledge and vision in the Middle Ages -- Marguerite d'Oingt : active reading and the language of God -- The will to know : volition and intellect in Gertrude of Helfta -- The vision is not enough : active knowing in Julian of Norwich -- Worldly attachment and visionary resistance in Pearl -- The critique of revelation in Piers Plowman -- Discrediting the vision : the House of fame -- Knowledge is power : negotiating authority in The book of Margery Kempe.
Subject Marguerite, d'Oin, approximately 1240-1310 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Gertrude, the Great, Saint, 1256-1302 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Julian, of Norwich, 1343- -- Criticism and interpretation.
Langland, William, 1330?-1400? Piers Plowman -- Criticism and interpretation.
Chaucer, Geoffrey, -1400. House of fame -- Criticism and interpretation.
Kempe, Margery, approximately 1373- Book of Margery Kempe.
Pearl (Middle English poem) -- Criticism, Textual.
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Visions in literature.
Dreams in literature.
ISBN 9780814211274 (cloth : alk. paper)
0814211275 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780814292266 (cdrom)
0814292267 (cd-rom)