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Published: 15 July 2010

320 Pages

6 X 9 inches

ISBN: 9780859897785

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The Doctrine of the Hert

A Critical Edition with Introduction and Commentary

edited by Christiania Whitehead, Denis Renevey, and Anne Mouron

Liverpool University Press

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies LUP

  • The first readily available critical edition of this medieval religious bestseller
  • The introduction discusses the insights the text provides into the reading habits of late-medieval nuns and pious laywomen
  • Vivid and unconventional images drawn from many areas of medieval daily life provide the text with literary appeal