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Kempe, Margery approximately 1373-

Overview
Works: 189 works in 591 publications in 9 languages and 11,235 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Biographies  Sources 
Roles: Author, Illustrator
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Most widely held works by Margery Kempe
The book of Margery Kempe ; the text from the unique ms. owned by Colonel W. Butler-Bowdon by Margery Kempe( Book )

50 editions published between 1940 and 1997 in 3 languages and held by 297 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Margery Kempe by Margery Kempe( Book )

84 editions published between 1436 and 2015 in 4 languages and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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 spiritual calling. She travelled to the most holy sites of the medieval world, including Rome and Jerusalem. In her life and her boisterous devotion, Kempe antagonized many of those around her; yet she also garnered friends and supporters who helped to record her experiences. Her Book opens a window to the medieval world, and provides a fascinating portrait of one woman's life, aspirations, and prayers. This new translation preserves the forceful narrative voice of Kempe's Book and includes a wide-ranging introduction and useful notes. - Amazon
The Cell of self-knowledge : early English mystical treatises by Margery Kempe( Book )

5 editions published in 1981 in English and Undetermined and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here begynneth a shorte treatyse of contemplacyon taught by our lorde Jhesu cryste, or taken out of the boke of Margerie kempe of lyn[n] by Margery Kempe( )

4 editions published between 1501 and 1991 in English and held by 157 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Margery Kempe, fourteen hundred & thirty-six by Margery Kempe( Book )

12 editions published between 1936 and 1999 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le livre de Margery Kempe : une aventurière de la foi au Moyen Age by Margery Kempe( Book )

3 editions published in 1989 in French and held by 46 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Margery Kempe, 1436 by Margery Kempe( Book )

18 editions published between 1932 and 1940 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Le Livre : Une mystique anglaise au temps de l'hérésie lollarde, 1436 by Margery Kempe( Book )

5 editions published in 1987 in French and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ma ge li zhi shu by Margery Kempe( Book )

1 edition published in 2001 in Chinese and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here begynneth a shorte treatyse of contemplacyon taught by our lorde Jhesu cryste, or taken out of the boke of Margerie kempe of lyn[n] by Margery Kempe( )

2 editions published in 1501 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The mirror of love : readings with Margery Kempe by Margery Kempe( Book )

3 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 14 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Here begynneth a shorte treatyse of contemplacyon taught by her lorde Jhesu cryste, or taken out of the boke of Margerie kempe of lyn[n] by Margery Kempe( Book )

4 editions published in 1501 in English and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Libro de Margery Kempe : la mujer que se reinventó a sí misma by Margery Kempe( Book )

5 editions published in 2012 in Spanish and English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Leben und Pilgerfahrten der Margery Kempe : Erinnerungen einer exzentrischen Lady by Louise Collis( Book )

1 edition published in 1986 in German and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Book of Margery Kempe: Translated by B.A. Windeatt (Penguin Classics) by Margery Kempe( )

5 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Margery Kempe : the text from the unique MS. owned by Colonel W. Butler-Bowdon by Margery Kempe( Book )

3 editions published between 1940 and 1961 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to be a medieval woman by Margery Kempe( )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

'And then he, completely astonished at her words, left off his lewdness, saying to her as many a man had done before, "Either you are a truly good woman or else a truly wicked woman." 'Brave, outspoken and guaranteed to annoy people wherever she went - including exasperated fellow pilgrims in Jerusalem and her long-suffering husband - Margery Kempe was one of the most vivid and unforgettable voices of the Middle Ages. Whether travelling alone, getting herself arrested or having visions of marrying Jesus, Margery repeatedly defied feminine convention - and also managed to compose the first autobiography in English, despite being unable to read or write.One of 46 new books in the bestselling Little Black Classics series, to celebrate the first ever Penguin Classic in 1946. Each book gives readers a taste of the Classics' huge range and diversity, with works from around the world and across the centuries - including fables, decadence, heartbreak, tall tales, satire, ghosts, battles and elephants
Knjiga Margery Kempe by Margery Kempe( Book )

1 edition published in 2006 in Slovenian and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Memoirs of a medieval woman : the life and times of Margery Kempe by Louise Collis( Book )

4 editions published in 1964 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The book of Margery Kempe : the text from the unique ms. owned by W. Butler-Bowdon. With introd. and glossary. With pref. note and notes and app by Margery Kempe( Book )

3 editions published in 1961 in English and French and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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The book of Margery KempeThe book of Margery Kempe : the text from the unique MS. owned by Colonel W. Butler-Bowdon
Alternative Names
Brunham, Margery 1373-1439

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Kempe, Margerie

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Kempe, Margery Burnham

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Kempe, Marjorie approximately 1373-

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Margerie 1373-1439 Kempe of Lyn

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Margery Kempe britisk skribent

Margery Kempe Brits schrijfster

Margery Kempe Brits schrijver

Margery Kempe brittisk författare

Margery Kempe englische Mystikerin und Visionärin

Margery Kempe of Lyn 1373-1439

Margery Kempe scrittrice inglese

Кемп, Марджери

מרג'רי קמפ סופרת בריטית

مارقری کمپه

켐프, 마저리 1373-1439

ケンプ, マージェリー

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The book of Margery KempeThe book of Margery Kempe : the text from the unique MS. owned by Colonel W. Butler-BowdonMemoirs of a medieval woman : the life and times of Margery KempeThe book of the maidservantThe book of Margery Kempe ; the text from the unique ms. owned by Colonel W. Butler-BowdonMargery Kempe and her worldStrong women : life, text, and territory, 1347-1645