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By Liz Herbert McAvoy

Julian of Norwich, the fourteenth/early fifteenth-century anchoress and mystic, is without doubt one of the most vital and best-known figures of the center a while. Her Revelations, extreme visions of the divine, were largely studied and skim; the 1st recognized writings of an English girl, their impact extends over theology and literature. besides the fact that, many facets of either her existence and notion remainenigmatic.
This intriguing new assortment deals a entire, available assurance of the foremost facets of dialogue surrounding Julian. It areas the writer inside a variety of modern literary, social, historic and spiritual contexts, and in addition presents a wealth of recent insights into manuscript traditions, views on her writing and methods of studying it, development at the paintings ofmany of the main energetic and influential researchers inside Julian experiences, and together with the end result of the latest, ground-breaking findings. it's going to for that reason be a necessary significant other for all of Julian's readers within the twenty-first century.

Dr LIZ HERBERT MCAVOY is Senior Lecturer in Gender in English and Medieval reviews at Swansea University.

participants: KIM M. PHILLIPS, CATE GUNN, ALEXANDRA BARRATT, DENISE M. BAKER, DIANE WATT, E. A. JONES, ANNIE SUTHERLAND, BARRY WINDEATT, MARLEEN CRE, ELISABETH DUTTON, ELIZABETH ROBERTSON, LAURA SAETVEIT MILES, LIZ HERBERT MCAVOY, ENAJENKINS, VINCENT GILLESPIE, SARAH SALIH

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