The origins of Ancrene Wisse: new answers, new questions

Millett, Bella (1992) The origins of Ancrene Wisse: new answers, new questions. Medium Aevum, 61, 206-228.


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The article takes as its starting-point Eric Dobson's theory of Victorine authorship (in 'The Origins of Ancrene Wisse', 1976) for the early thirteenth-century Middle English guide for anchoresses, Ancrene Wisse; but argues that both Dobson's own findings and more recent research point more to a Dominican than a Victorine origin.

Item Type: Article
ISSNs: 0025-8385 (print)
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Subjects: B Philosophy. Psychology. Religion > BR Christianity
P Language and Literature > PR English literature
Divisions : University Structure - Pre August 2011 > School of Humanities > English
ePrint ID: 67601
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Date Deposited: 28 Aug 2009
Last Modified: 31 Mar 2016 12:54

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