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Book of Margery Kempe

ISBN-10: 1843840103

ISBN-13: 9781843840107

Edition: 2004 (Annotated)

Authors: Barry Windeatt

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This volume presents the original text in a form accessible to modern readers, with on-page glossing and a glossary of common words. The text is also accompanied by on-page annotation and commentary setting Kempe's life in the social, political and spiritual context of her time.
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Book details

List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer, Limited
Publication date: 2/26/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 492
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

Geoffrey Chaucer (c. 13421400) was born in London, the son of a wine merchant, and spent his life in royal and government service. His literary work, notable for its range of genres, helped establish the English literary tradition. <BR><BR> Barry Windeatt is a professor of English at the University of Cambridge and a fellow of Emmanuel College, Cambridge. He translated <I>The Book of Margery Kempe</I> for Penguin Classics.