The book of Margery Kempe

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'Alas that I ever did sin! It is so merry in Heaven!' The Book of Margery Kempe (c. 1436-8) is the extraordinary account of a medieval wife, mother, and mystic. Known as the earliest autobiography written in the English language, Kempe's Book describes the dramatic transformation of its heroine from failed businesswoman and lustful young wife to devout and chaste pilgrim. She vividly describes her prayers and visions, as well as the temptations in daily life to which she succumbed before dedicating herself to her ...

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The Book of Margery Kempe
2015, Oxford University Press, Oxford

ISBN-13: 9780199686643

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The Book of Margery Kempe
2000, W. W. Norton & Company, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780393976397

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The Book of Margery Kempe
1999, Longman Publishing Group, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780582304611

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The Book of Margery Kempe
1998, Image, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780385490375

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The Book of Margery Kempe
1986, Penguin Books

ISBN-13: 9780140432510

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