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On the Place of the Mirror to Devout People (Speculum Devotorum) in the Middle English Pseudo-Bonaventuran Tradition

The Mirror to Devout People (Mirror) is a long, comprehensive meditative life of Christ in 33 chapters (one for each year in Christ’s life). A substantial prologue carefully establishes a paratext showing the Mirror to be a request work written by a Carthusian author for a nun of Syon. The text is thus a product of …

Previewing the Project’s Electronic Resources

Our electronic resources are currently in a beta phase and are in the process of being tested – hopefully! – by the project’s Advisory Board. Open access to the project’s electronic outputs will be launched next year, but in the interim we append a video introduction to give site visitors a sense of what we plan in the first instance.

Reviews: Books Under Suspicion

In Kathryn Kerby-Fulton’s study of theological controversy and revelatory writing in Ricardian and early Lancastrian England, Books under Suspicion, the five-page list of the volume’s content itself makes for challenging reading, confronting us with a gallery of terms and names commonly and conventionally not employed in discussions of English religious writing of the period…