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Product Description: England has one of the richest and most distinctive histories of medieval mystical experience in all Europe. Resonant echoes of that history linger at places like Walsingham and Norwich.The shrine of the Holy House, destroyed at the Reformation, became one of the leading pilgrimage centres of the Christian west...read more

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9781780763385 | Gardners Books, March 30, 2015, cover price $97.05 | About this edition: England has one of the richest and most distinctive histories of medieval mystical experience in all Europe.

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9781780763392 | Gardners Books, March 30, 2015, cover price $18.40 | About this edition: England has one of the richest and most distinctive histories of medieval mystical experience in all Europe.

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Product Description: A selection of Vincent Gillespie's most significant essays on the religious writing of later medieval England. Looking in Holy Books is what Vincent Gillespie has been doing in most of his publications over the last thirty years. The papers collected here circle around the decades either side of 1400, a period of febrile change in English religious culture...read more

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9782503536873, titled "Looking in Holy Books: Essays on Late Medieval Religious Writing in England" | Brepols Pub, April 29, 2012, cover price $118.00 | About this edition: A selection of Vincent Gillespie's most significant essays on the religious writing of later medieval England.
9780708318584 | Univ of Wales Pr, February 28, 2009, cover price $110.00 | About this edition: This volume suggests new ways of reading and thinking about the religious culture of late-medieval England.

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9780708318577 | Univ of Wales Pr, May 30, 2009, cover price $39.95 | About this edition: This volume suggests new ways of reading and thinking about the religious culture of late-medieval England.

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Product Description: England's religious life in the fifteenth century is worthy of sustained, nuanced and meticulous analysis. This book offers a portrait of late medieval English religious theory and praxis that complicates any attempt to present the period as either quivering in the post-traumatic stress of Lollardy, or basking in the autumn sunshine of an uncritical and self-satisfied hierarchy's failure to engage with undoubted European and domestic crises in ecclesiology, pastoral theology, anti-clericalism and lay spiritual emancipation...read more
By Vincent Gillespie (editor)

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9782503534022 | Mul edition (Brepols Pub, January 1, 2012), cover price $176.00 | About this edition: England's religious life in the fifteenth century is worthy of sustained, nuanced and meticulous analysis.

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Product Description: The widespread view that 'mystical' activity in the Middle Ages was a rarefied enterprise of a privileged spiritual elite has led to isolation of the medieval 'mystics' into a separate, narrowly defined category. Taking the opposite view, this book shows how individual mystical experience, such as those recorded by Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe, is rooted in, nourished and framed by the richly distinctive spiritual contexts of the period...read more
By Vincent Gillespie (editor)

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9780521853439 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 20, 2011, cover price $105.00 | About this edition: The widespread view that 'mystical' activity in the Middle Ages was a rarefied enterprise of a privileged spiritual elite has led to isolation of the medieval 'mystics' into a separate, narrowly defined category.

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9780521618649 | Cambridge Univ Pr, June 20, 2011, cover price $34.99 | About this edition: The widespread view that 'mystical' activity in the Middle Ages was a rarefied enterprise of a privileged spiritual elite has led to isolation of the medieval 'mystics' into a separate, narrowly defined category.

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Product Description: This collection of essays focuses on the ubiquity of the allegorical imagination in pre-modern western culture, and participates in a recent wave of resurgence of interest in the complex practices and ideas usually defined by the word 'allegory'...read more
By Mary Carr (editor), K. P. Clarke (editor), Vincent Gillespie (other contributor), Marco Nievergelt (editor) and Eric Stanley (introduced by)

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9781847184009 | Cambridge Scholars Pub, January 1, 2008, cover price $58.95 | About this edition: This collection of essays focuses on the ubiquity of the allegorical imagination in pre-modern western culture, and participates in a recent wave of resurgence of interest in the complex practices and ideas usually defined by the word 'allegory'.

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Product Description: Syon Abbey, the only house of the Bridgettine order in England, was founded in 1415. The celebrated literary activities of the brethren were supported by a magnificent library, one of the best attested of late medieval England thanks to the intricate catalogue prepared around 1500 by Brother Thomas Betson, and kept up until around 1523...read more
By A. I. Doyle (editor), Ian Doyle (editor) and Vincent Gillespie (editor)

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9780712347310 | British Library Board, May 3, 2002, cover price $160.00 | About this edition: Syon Abbey, the only house of the Bridgettine order in England, was founded in 1415.

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Product Description: A stimulating collection of essays published in memory of Jeremy Griffiths, manuscript consultant and cataloguer, and co-founder and co-editor of the annual series English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700. Thirteen eminent scholars and colleagues have contributed essays reflecting Jeremy Griffith's scholarly interest in manuscript sources for literature and intellectual history in medieval times...read more (view table of contents, read Amazon.com's description)
By A. S. G. Edwards (editor), Vincent Gillespie (editor), Jeremy Griffiths (editor) and Hanna (editor)

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9780712346504 | 2 edition (British Library Board, April 1, 2000), cover price $66.66 | About this edition: A stimulating collection of essays published in memory of Jeremy Griffiths, manuscript consultant and cataloguer, and co-founder and co-editor of the annual series English Manuscript Studies 1100-1700.

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Product Description: This collection of sixteen essays, authored by major scholars in the field of composition and rhetoric, offers an eclectic range of opinions, perspectives, and interpretations regarding the place of composition studies in its academic context...read more
By Vincent Gillespie (editor), Donald C. Stewart (editor) and W. Ross Winterowd (editor)

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9780809318629 | Southern Illinois Univ Pr, April 1, 1994, cover price $39.00 | About this edition: This collection of sixteen essays, authored by major scholars in the field of composition and rhetoric, offers an eclectic range of opinions, perspectives, and interpretations regarding the place of composition studies in its academic context.

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