A Companion to Julian of Norwich by Liz Herbert McAvoy

By Liz Herbert McAvoy

Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth/early fifteenth-century anchoress and mystic, is without doubt one of the most crucial and best-known figures of the center a while. Her Revelations, severe visions of the divine, were commonly studied and skim; the 1st identified writings of an English lady, their impression extends over theology and literature. besides the fact that, many elements of either her lifestyles and idea remainenigmatic.
This intriguing new assortment deals a finished, obtainable insurance of the main features of dialogue surrounding Julian. It locations the writer inside quite a lot of modern literary, social, ancient and spiritual contexts, and likewise offers a wealth of recent insights into manuscript traditions, views on her writing and methods of examining it, construction at the paintings ofmany of the main lively and influential researchers inside of Julian experiences, and together with the end result of the latest, ground-breaking findings. it is going to accordingly be a necessary spouse for all of Julian's readers within the twenty-first century.

Dr LIZ HERBERT MCAVOY is Senior Lecturer in Gender in English and Medieval reviews at Swansea University.

participants: KIM M. PHILLIPS, CATE GUNN, ALEXANDRA BARRATT, DENISE M. BAKER, DIANE WATT, E. A. JONES, ANNIE SUTHERLAND, BARRY WINDEATT, MARLEEN CRE, ELISABETH DUTTON, ELIZABETH ROBERTSON, LAURA SAETVEIT MILES, LIZ HERBERT MCAVOY, ENAJENKINS, VINCENT GILLESPIE, SARAH SALIH

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