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Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa argues instead that The Book of Margery Kempe is a creative experience of memory as spiritual progress. Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages (1 - 10 of 17 books). Books by Naoe Kukita Yoshikawa.

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Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa argues instead that The Book of Margery Kempe is a creative experience of memory as spiritual .

By Nao{"e} Kukita Yoshikawa}, author {Robert N. Swanson}, journal {The Heythrop Journal}, year {2008}, volume {49}, pages {339-340} }. Robert N. Swanson.

Naoe Kukita Yoshikawa teaches in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences at Shizuoka University. She has published widely on Margery Kempe's life and work, including an essay in Writing Religious Women (UWP, 2000). Country of Publication.

Naoe Kukita Yoshikawa. Ever since its rediscovery in 1934, "The Book of Margery Kempe" has generally been judged to be over-emotional and its structure regarded as at worst non-existent, at best naive.

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Margery Kempe’s spiritual authority, as articulated in her Book, is traced via her use .

Margery Kempe’s spiritual authority, as articulated in her Book, is traced via her use of the experiential hermeneutic of the child figure in her writing. Sacred Text Mystical Experience Divine Love Gender Body Sacred Book. These keywords were added by machine and not by the authors.

Religion occupies an important place Middle English Literature. It is an important element of social life in medieval ages. This does not meant that there are no great works of the imagination in the Middle Ages. It is often said that men and women looked upon religious life as a means to the next life. They were constantly in fear of hell and its torments and were vitally concerned with the problems of salvation for their souls. That’s why; religious writing forms a greater part of Middle English Literature. There are some, but poems like the Divine Comedy are rare in any age.

The Book of Margery Kempe is a medieval text attributed to Margery Kempe, an English Christian mystic and pilgrim who lived at the turn of the fifteenth century. It details Kempe's life, her travels, her alleged experiences of divine revelation (including her visions of interacting with Jesus as well as other biblical figures), and her presence at key biblical events such as the Nativity and the Crucifixion.

Since its rediscovery in 1934, The Book of Margery Kempe has generally been judged as over-emotional and naïve. Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa argues instead that The Book of Margery Kempe is a creative experience of memory as spiritual progress. Yoshikawa explores Margery's meditational experience in the context of the visual and verbal iconography and provides a comprehensive analysis of Margery's meditative experience as it is structured in the book, paying particular attention to develop a coherent theology of the five major meditational expreiences that influence Kempe's spiritual progress. 

Margery Kempe's Meditations: The Context of Medieval Devotional Literatures, Liturgy and Iconography (Religion and Culture in the Middle Ages series) epub download

ISBN13: 978-0708319109

ISBN: 0708319106

Author: Naoë Kukita Yoshikawa

Category: Literature and Fiction

Subcategory: History & Criticism

Language: English

Publisher: University of Wales Press (July 1, 2007)

Pages: 224 pages

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