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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • English prose literature -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
  • English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- History and criticism,
  • Religion and literature -- England -- History -- To 1500,
  • Spiritual life in literature,
  • Spiritual life -- Christianity -- History of doctrines -- Middle Ages, 600-1500,
  • Religious thought -- Middle Ages, 600-1500

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementNicole R. Rice.
SeriesCambridge studies in medieval literature
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR275.R4 R53 2008
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17031297M
ISBN 109780521896078
LC Control Number2008033467

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LAY PIETY AND RELIGIOUS DISCIPLINE IN MIDDLE ENGLISH LITERATURE In late fourteenth-century England, the persistent question of how to live the best life preoccupied many pious Christians. One answer was provided by a new genre of prose guides that adapted professional religious rules and routines for lay audiences. These texts engaged. In this book Nicole Rice analyses late medieval prose guides that disseminated the idea of religious discipline to a lay audience. By considering the themes of spiritual discipline, religious identity, and orthodoxy in Langland and Chaucer, the study also sheds new light on Piers Plowman and The Canterbury Tales.   Nicole R. Rice. Lay Piety and Religious Discipline in Middle English Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Pp. ISBN: US $ (cloth). From its radical fringe to more orthodox forms of devotion, lay piety in late medieval England has recently been garnering increased attention. Cambridge Lay Piety And Religious Discipline In Middle English Literature | | download | B–OK. Download books for free. Find books.

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