Journals Higher Education



Published: 15 December 2013

224 Pages | 3 b/w illustrations

6 X 9 inches

ISBN: 9780859898850

Bookseller Code (06)

Speculum Inclusorum / A Mirror for Recluses

A Late-Medieval Guide for Anchorites and its Middle English Translation

E. A. Jones

Liverpool University Press

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP

  • First edition since 1913 of this fascinating and important text
  • First English-language edition and the first complete English translation be published
  • This parallel-text edition will be the first opportunity to compare the Latin and English versions of the rule
  • An important contribution to the ongoing debates about spirituality and religious institutions in the post-Wyclliffe, post-Arundel church
  • Includes contextual introduction, notes and on-page glosses, Middle English glossary and full bibliography

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