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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.

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Published date: 3 March 1994
Venue - Dates: York Manuscripts Conference, 1991-01-01 - 1991-01-01


Local EPrints ID: 67597
ISBN: 0859913864
PURE UUID: 479011ef-8c92-4f27-aec8-493849cca2f8

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Date deposited: 01 Sep 2009
Last modified: 19 Jul 2017 00:18

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Author: Bella Millett
Editor: A.J. Minnis

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