Tag: Margery Kempe

"A Medieval Woman’s Companion" as Inspiration for Novelists

It is my great pleasure to welcome Susan Signe Morrison to A Writers Retreat. Her new book, A Medieval Woman’s Companion: Women’s Lives in the European Middle Ages, just out from Oxbow Books, is a snappy, engaging exploration of remarkable individuals as well as…

“A Medieval Woman’s Companion” as Inspiration for Novelists

It is my great pleasure to welcome Susan Signe Morrison to A Writers Retreat. Her new book, A Medieval Woman’s Companion: Women’s Lives in the European Middle Ages, just out from Oxbow Books, is a snappy, engaging exploration of remarkable individuals as well as…

Review of Perilous Passages published

My review of Perilous Passages: The Book of Margery Kempe, 1534-1934, Julie A. Chappell (Palgrave 2013) is up on “medievally speaking,” the blog of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism: http://medievallyspeaking.blogspot.com/2014/04/chappell-perilous-passages.html Academic sleuthing at its best. You’ll remember Julie as one of…

Ring Out the Old, Ring In the New

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for your companionship this past year. I enjoy sharing with you my fascination with the writing life and all things medieval. I thought it would be fun to share with you some…

The Perilous Passage of The Book of Margery Kempe

It is my pleasure to welcome Dr. Julie A. Chappell, as my guest blogger this morning. Feel free to pose any questions as comments, and I’ll post Julie’s responses! A little background on Julie: Julie A. Chappell received her Ph.D. from the University of…