Mindful Spirit in Late Medieval Literature

Essays in Honor of Elizabeth D. Kirk

  • Editors
  • Bonnie Wheeler

Part of the The New Middle Ages book series (TNMA)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Bonnie Wheeler
    Pages 1-8
  3. Mary Carruthers
    Pages 9-19
  4. Elizabeth J. Bryan
    Pages 21-30
  5. Alastair Minnis
    Pages 121-133
  6. Back Matter
    Pages 263-266

About this book


In what varieties of ways is late medieval literature inflected by spiritual insight and desires? What weaves of literary cloth especially suit religious insight? In this collection dedicated to Elizabeth D. Kirk, Emeritus Professor of English at Brown University, several renowned scholars assess those related issues in a range of Medieval texts.


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