The Ancrene Riwle

The Ancrene Riwle

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by M.B. Salu
     
 

Translation of the Middle English manual 'Ancrene Riwle' ('Rule for Anchoresses'), which was composed between 1225 and 1240 for the spiritual instruction of women. This edition contains an introduction by Dom Gerard Sitwell and a preface by J.R.R. Tolkien.
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Translation of the Middle English manual 'Ancrene Riwle' ('Rule for Anchoresses'), which was composed between 1225 and 1240 for the spiritual instruction of women. This edition contains an introduction by Dom Gerard Sitwell and a preface by J.R.R. Tolkien.

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"A valuable and readable introduction to the Ancrene Riwle. A remarkably skilful translation."— Review of English Studies

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ISBN-13:
9780859893411
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
Publication date:
01/28/1990
Series:
UEP - Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies
Edition description:
1
Pages:
222
Product dimensions:
7.70(w) x 5.10(h) x 0.60(d)

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