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by Jessica Barr

Category: History and Criticism
Subcategory: Fiction
Author: Jessica Barr
ISBN: 0814211275
ISBN13: 978-0814211274
Language: English
Publisher: Ohio State University Press (August 23, 2010)
Pages: 262
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Willing to Know God book. Willing to Know God addresses the simultaneous flowering of mystical and literary vision texts in the Middle Ages by questioning how the vision was thought to work

Willing to Know God book. Willing to Know God addresses the simultaneous flowering of mystical and literary vision texts in the Middle Ages by questioning how the vision was thought to work. What preconditions must be met in these texts for the vision to transform the visionary? And when, as in poems such as Pearl, this change does not occur, what exactly has gone wrong?

Visionary Authority in the Middle Ages

Visionary Authority in the Middle Ages. Medieval texts frequently invoke visionary experiences.

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Barr, Jessica (Jessica Gail), 1976-. Note: Columbus, OH: Ohio State University Press, c2010.

Willing to Know God addresses the simultaneous flowering of mystical and literary vision texts in the Middle Ages .

Willing to Know God addresses the simultaneous flowering of mystical and literary vision texts in the Middle Ages by questioning how the vision was thought to work. Through close readings of medieval women’s visionary texts and English dream poems, Jessica Barr argues that the vision required the active as well as the passive participation of the visionary.

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Although authors of mystical treatises and dream visions shared a core set of assumptions about how visions are able to impart transcendent truths to their recipients, the modern divide between “religious” and “secular” has led scholars to study these genres in isolation. Willing to Know God addresses the simultaneous flowering of mystical and literary vision texts in the Middle Ages by questioning how the vision was thought to work. What preconditions must be met in these texts for the vision to transform the visionary? And when, as in poems such as Pearl, this change does not occur, what exactly has gone wrong?

 
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