La Vie d’Edouard le Confesseur by a Nun of Barking Abbey
Edited and translated by Jane Bliss
Dr Jane Bliss is an independent scholar based in Oxford.
Preface Acknowledgements Abbreviations Introduction Edward the Confessor - La Vie d’Edouard - The Three Principal Manuscripts The Poem’s Themes - Edward: Holy Warrior, Royal Saint - Historical and Legendary Women - Chaste Marriage - The Nun as a Mystical Writer - From Latin to Medieval French Sources - Earlier Lives of Edward - Rewriting Aelred - The Nun and English Literature - Other Sources - Barking Abbey’s Books The Nun and her World - Barking Abbey - The Poem’s Date - The Nun’s Identity as Author of Edouard - The Poem’s Audience - Later Lives of Edward Translation and Presentation The Life of Edward the Confessor Appendix Glossary Bibliography - Primary Texts - Secondary Texts Indexes - Bible References - Proper Names in Text - General Index
Size: 239 x 163 mm
Publication: June 19, 2014
Series: Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies