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  1. SGGK overview • Complex Structure • Romance • Genre concerned with Knightly Identity

  2. SGGK Overview • Identity • Honor • Masculinity • Sexuality

  3. SGGK Overview • Poem explores Knightly Character The nature of Chivalry

  4. SGGK Overview • Strong Christian component in the text

  5. The Book of Margery Kempe • Important Terms • Litteratus—amanuensis • Mysticism • Imitatio Christi

  6. Mysticism • “an immediate knowledge of God attained in this present life through personal religious experience. It is primarily a state of prayer, and as such admits of various degrees from short and rare divine ‘touches’ to a practically permanent union with God” • Oxford Dictionary of the Christian Church

  7. Book of Margery Kempe • Genre • Autobiography • Hagiography • Spiritual autobiography • Can we consider this autohagiography?

  8. Kempe • Defying Categories • Options for women • Kempe’s marriage and secular life • Life with her husband – youth and age • Book 1.11 • Book 1.76

  9. Kempe • Mystical experiences • 1.1 • 1.79 • Mysticism and eroticism

  10. Pilgrimage • Jerusalem, heavenly and earthly 1.28 • Bodily eye/spiritual eye • Affective piety • Changes in representations of Christ

  11. Early medieval

  12. Kempe’s reaction to a Pietà • Weeping—Affective piety • Book 1.28 • The Compassion of Mary 1.79 (p. 397)

  13. Vision of the Passion • Meditations on the Life of Christ • Kempe comforts the Virgin Mary 1.79 • Visions of torture • Connections to Anti-Semitism

  14. York Play • Context in medieval drama • Mystery cycles • Passion plays • Corpus Christi plays • Communal forms, connections to liturgy

  15. York Play • Urban form • Community based • Chester, York, N-Town, Towneley

  16. Medieval Drama • Non-professional • Cross-dressing • Early Records (REED) • Pageant Wagons • Feast of Corpus Christi

  17. The York Play • Crucifixion is one part of a sequence describing suffering • The banality of evil l. 229 • The role of the spectator • L. 253

  18. York Play • Anachronism • Mahound (line 61)

  19. Controversy over Passion Plays

  20. Two linguistic and literary historical periods Old English—Anglo-Saxon Middle English Medieval Section Overview

  21. Beowulf • Nature of the hero • Structure of the poem • Relation to issues of gender

  22. Canterbury Tales • Estates Satire • Miller’s Tale—Fabliau—Quitting • Wife of Bath—Anti-feminist Satire • Pardoner— • Spiritual and physical ambiguity

  23. Sir Gawain and the Green Knight • Text Structured through parallels • The façade of courtly culture • Testing of Knightly Identity

  24. Kempe • Auto-hagiography Affective piety