Mouvance and the medieval author: re-editing Ancrene Wisse

Millett, Bella (1994) Mouvance and the medieval author: re-editing Ancrene Wisse In, Minnis, A.J. (eds.) Late-Medieval Religious Texts and their Transmission: Essays in Honour of A.I. Doyle. York Manuscripts Conference Cambridge, UK, D.S. Brewer pp. 9-20. (York Manuscripts Conference: Proceedings Series, III).


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The paper discusses the theoretical and practical problems of editing the early thirteenth-century guide for anchoresses, Ancrene Wisse, which (in Paul Zumthor's phrase) is an 'oeuvre mouvante', modified repeatedly from an early stage by its author and others.

Item Type: Book Section
ISBNs: 0859913864 (print)
9780859913867 (print)
Venue - Dates: York Manuscripts Conference, 1991-01-01 - 1991-01-01
ePrint ID: 67597
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3 March 1994Published
Date Deposited: 01 Sep 2009
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2017 21:25
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