Ancrene Wisse

BookAncrene Wisse

Ancrene Wisse

Parts Six and Seven

Exeter Medieval Texts and Studies


January 1st, 1985





An edition of parts six and seven of the Middle English treatise 'Ancrene Wisse' ('Guide for Anchorites'), composed between 1225 and 1240. This scholarly edition includes an introduction, notes, glossary and index of proper names.

... a study which will help students to relate the treatise to a tradition and to evaluate its achievement. Complete with an interesting and lively set of notes which bring real illumination to the text.

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