Margery Kempe: Bibliography

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Robbins Library Bibliography


Margery Kempe (England) 1373-1438

Primary Texts

Kempe, Margery. The Book of Margery Kempe. EETS no. 212 O.S. London: Early English Text Society, 1940. (Robbins PR2007 .K32b 1940 v.1)

-----. The Book of Margery Kempe. London: J. Cape, 1936. (Robbins PR2007 .K32b 1936)

-----. The Book of Margery Kempe. Trans. B.A. Windeatt. Harmondsworth, England: Penguin, 1985. (Div. School PR2007 .K4 A3 1985)

-----. The Book of Margery Kempe, Fourteen Hundred and Thirty-Six. Ed. W. Butler-Bowdon. New York: The Devlin-Adair Co., 1944. (Robbins, Stacks, and Div. School PR 2007 .K32b 1944)

-----. The Cell of Self-Knowledge: Early English Mystical Treatises. New York: Crossroad, 1981. (Robbins, Div. School BV4500 .C44 1981)

Secondary Texts

Atkinson, Clarissa W. Mystic and Pilgrim: The Book and the Word of Margery Kempe. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 1983. (Robbins PR2007 .K32Za)

Cholmeley, Katharine. Margery Kempe, Genius and Mystic. New York: Longmans, Green, and Co., 1947. (Stacks PR2007 .K32Zc)

Collis, Louise. The Apprentice Saint. London: M. Joseph, 1964. (Robbins PR2007 .K32 7co)

-----. Memoires of a Medieval Woman: The Life and the Times of Margery Kempe. New York: Harper Colophon Books, 1983. (Robbins PR2007 .K4 Z72 1983)

Lochrie, Karma. Margery Kempe and Translations of the Flesh. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 1991. (Robbins PR2007 .K4 Z77 1991)

McEntire, Sandra J. Margery Kempe: A Book of Essays. New York: Garland, 1992. (Robbins PR2007 .K4 Z78 1992)

Stone, Robert Karl. Middle English Prose Style: Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich. The Hague: Mouton, 1970. (Robbins PR2007 .K32Zs)

Sumner, Rebecca Louise. The Spectacle of Femininity: Allegory and the Denial of Representation in the Book of Margery Kempe, Jane Eyre, and Wonderland. Diss., University of Rochester, 1991. (Stacks AS38 .G54 .S95)

Thornton, Martin. Margery Kempe: An Example in the English Pastoral Tradition. London: S.P.C.K., 1960. (Robbins BV5095 .K32t)

Watkin, E.I. On Julian of Norwich, and In Defense of Margery Kempe. Exeter: University of Exeter, 1979. (Robbins PR275 .M9 W37 1979)


Lagorio, Valerie Marie and Ritamary Bradley. The Fourteenth-Century English Mystics: A Comprehensive Annotated Bibliography. New York: Garland, 1981. (Reference ZBV5077 .G7L33)