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Reading classical authors in Capgrave’s Life of St Katherine

Sarah James

in Sanctity As Literature In Late Medieval Britain

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719089701
eISBN:
9781526104243
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719089701.003.0007
Subject:
Literature, Anglo-Saxon / Old English Literature

In his Life of St Katherine, John Capgrave comes to the fore as a literary writer who self-consciously situates himself within a tradition of authorship that goes back to classical sources. Capgrave ... More


Impolitic Bodies II: Tongue, Mouth, Language

Sheila Delany

in Impolitic Bodies: Poetry, Saints, and Society in Fifteenth-Century England: The Work of Osbern Bokenham

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195109887
eISBN:
9780199855216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195109887.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Early and Medieval Literature

The chapter opens with an anecdote on St. Christine, and the literality in which her story employed the use of the tongue. However, the main focus is on St. Mary Magdalene, St. Katherine, and St. ... More


Conclusion: Home and Back Again

Kathryne Beebe

in Pilgrim & Preacher: The Audiences and Observant Spirituality of Friar Felix Fabri (1437/8-1502)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198717072
eISBN:
9780191785641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198717072.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Medieval History, History of Religion

The conclusion to Pilgrim and Preacher considers the new spirituality embodied by the response of Fabri’s audiences to his pilgrimage writings—a spirituality that this chapter terms a ‘piety of ... More


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