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Seek, suffer and trust: Ese and disese in Julian of Norwich

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Julian of Norwich's engagement with the passion meditation and ars moriendi traditions is more radically inventive than critics have noticed. Charting Julian's interactions with texts including Heinrich Suso's Horologium sapientiae, William Flete's Remedies against Tribulation, the Stimulus amoris, and the Speculum Christiani, this article proposes that Julian tactically synthesizes generic tropes to posit Christ as "the ultimate double signifier," at once physical and metaphysical, and the c...

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10.1353/sac.2017.0051

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Oxford college:
Lady Margaret Hall
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Publisher:
New Chaucer Society
Journal:
Studies in the Age of Chaucer More from this journal
Volume:
39
Pages:
129–158
Publication date:
2017-12-17
Acceptance date:
2017-02-10
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EISSN:
1949-0755
ISSN:
0190-2407
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uuid:acdcc461-c497-46f1-bcdf-49898ad79891
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686691
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2017-03-23

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