Relationship Between God And Woman/Man

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Relationship between God and Woman/Man


The essay that is being presented in this paper is regarding depiction of the relationship between God and man/woman. The literary works that have been analyzed for this essay are by two famous personalities and authors, Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempee. Both the authors have touched the topic in great detail. However, the paper will highlight the work of each author in a way that it could highlight the differences and than analyze the work of both the authors in the end.


Margery Kempe

Part of the writing created by Margery takes the description of the spiritual vision. Margery Kempe tells how she had the honor, as if undergoing in the past, present at the birth of the Virgin Mary and the birth of John the Baptist and Christ Himself. Several chapters of her book are written by the canons of the medieval genre of meditation - thinking about the past sufferings of Christ, in which the author tries to imagine with her own eyes, looked like Passion. These chapters were published as a separate treatise in English publisher De Ward in 1501 note in passing that de Ward was an assistant English first printer William Caxton. He inherited a printing house Caxton near Westminster Abbey in London and for his life published a number of key importances for the history of English literature texts, including works by Thomas Malory and Geoffrey Chaucer (Abrams, & Greenblatt, 2001, pp. 383-397). 

In 1521 Treatise was reprinted in an anthology of works of medieval mystics, this anthology again appeared in England only in 1910 only in 1939, the researcher works of medieval English mystic Richard Rolle found a complete manuscript “Book of Margery Kempe”. Thus, Margery Kempe was almost to the middle of the twentieth century absented. Based on the content of only a small part of her book, to the medieval mystics people who described in his works, personal experience of knowing God, and sometimes real, they thought the meeting, which they bestowed God and the saints. In medieval England there were many mystics. In the fourteenth century, famous three - said Richard Rolle, Walter Hilton and Julianne Norwich, a nun from one of Margery's county of Norfolk, from which our heroine even seen during his pilgrimage to his native land. However, "The Book of Margery Kempe" is an autobiography, not a spiritual treatise. Yes, there are lots of emphasis on miraculous visions and reflections on Margery so important to medieval people about religious matters. But it starts with a description of quite prosaic life of Margery in her hometown, with the story of her marriage, having children, trying to start their own business (Abrams, & Greenblatt, 2001, pp. 383-397).

Descriptions of the same pilgrimages Margery full details of its meetings with different people and complaints of difficulty traveling. From the mystic Margery Kempe distinguishes more and that it, in spite of his high social position, she could not read and write, while referred to mysticism, including Julianne of Norwich, were well ...
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