Julian of Norwich

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Author

Julian of Norwich

Location

Norwich, England

Dates

1342 – 1416

Biography

Julian of Norwich was an English anchoress and an important Christian mystic and theologian. Her Revelations of Divine Love, written around 1395, is the first book in the English language known to have been written by a woman. Julian was also known as a spiritual authority within her community, where she also served as a counsellor and advisor.

Works

Revelations of Divine Love-Short Text and Long Text

Languages

English

Genres

Devotional

Editions and Translations

The Shewings of Julian of Norwich. Kalamazoo, MI: Medieval Institute Publications, 1994.

Archival Holdings

"The Short Text" of The Revelations of Divine Love or A Carthusian anthology of theological works in English: Add MS 37790, British Library, London; "The Long Text" of The Revelations of Divine Love or Revelations of Divine Love to Mother Juliana, Anchorite of Norwich: Stowe MS 42, British Library, London.

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