The Composition of Julian of Norwich's Revelation of Love

@article{Watson1993TheCO,
  title={The Composition of Julian of Norwich's Revelation of Love},
  author={Nicholas Watson},
  journal={Speculum},
  year={1993},
  volume={68},
  pages={637 - 683}
}
Julian of Norwich's Revelation of Love is an exploratory account of supernatural events she experienced in May 1373, when she was thirty ears old. Lying ill in bed, apparently near death, she suddenly began to see, reflected in a crucifix being held before her face, a series of details from Christ's Passion: his blood, flowing down from under the crown of thorns (43.7-10); his body, buffeted by unseen agencies (49.14-19); the drying of his facial skin as he hung on the cross (53.26-54.11); and… 
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