The Book of Margery Kempe

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Geoffrey Cumberledge : Oxford University Press, 1954 - Authors, English - 349 pages

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User Review  - setnahkt - LibraryThing

From the medieval history reading program. This is called “the first English autobiography”, which is somewhat stretching the term. Margery Kempe was a 14th century middle class Englishwoman from Lynn ... Read full review

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User Review  - PollyMoore3 - LibraryThing

Enjoyable not as the wisdom of a mystic (Margery had complex psychological reasons for her strange behaviour, undoubtedly), but for its homely glimpses of medieval life. And Margery even gets to meet ... Read full review

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