Ancrene Wisse

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Ancrene Wisse:

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[Mid. Eng.,=anchoresses' rule], English tract written c.1200 by an anonymous English churchman for the instruction of three young ladies about to become religious recluses.
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3) ic ich i I Vices and Virtues (BM Stowe 240) 1200+ EM 183 51 4 Ancrene Riwle (Magd.
Tolkien and the Ancrene Riwle, or Two Fine and Courteous Mentors to Women's Spirits.
II, 180); and in the Ancrene Riwle, it is associated with the Seven Deadly Sins.
Ancrene Wisse uses the example of Dina whose departure from her house invites the threat of rape; see The Ancrene Riwle, ed.
Ancrene Wisse: The English Text of the Ancrene Riwle, Early English Text Society, no.
Maybury, 'On the structure and significance of part III of the Ancrene Riwle with some comment on sources', American Benedictine Review, 28 (1977), 95-101, Baldwin, 'Ancrene Wisse and its background', pp.
8) The Ancrene Riwle expounds divine love in terms of spouse and child.
ne dar for ferlac sturien toward sunne (The English text of the Ancrene riwle, 10/23)
The next section of the chapter explores the effect that Tolkien's identification with this particular region had on his writing, as well as how this informed his ability to pinpoint the precise geographical origin of Old and Middle English literary texts such as Sir Gawain and the Green Knight and the Ancrene Riwle.
The most obvious association is Piers Plowman: (46) but such texts as the Ancrene Riwle or the Treatyse of Loue (47) (a compilation printed by Wynkyn de Worde in 1491-3, closely related to the Riwle and the Chastising of God's Children) also contain extensive allegories on Christ's battle for man's soul, painting it as a knightly tournament.
9) The French Text of the Ancrene Riwle Edited from British Museum MS.