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The prison narratives of Jeanne Guyon [electronic resource] / [translated by] Ronney Mourad and Dianne Guenin-Lelle.

Author/Creator:
Guyon, Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte, 1648-1717.
Publication:
New York : Oxford University Press, c2012.
Format/Description:
Book
1 online resource (168 p.)
Series:
AAR religion in translation.
AAR religions in translation
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Standardized Title:
Récits de captivité. English
Subjects:
Guyon, Jeanne Marie Bouvier de La Motte, 1648-1717.
Catholics -- France -- Biography.
Form/Genre:
Electronic books.
Language:
English
Summary:
This book presents the first-ever English translation of the Prison Narratives written by the seventeenth-century French mystic and Quietist, Jeanne Guyon (1648-1717). Although she was marginalized and ignored by French historians for two centuries after her death, Guyon became a major figure in the development of transatlantic Protestant spirituality in the eighteenth century, and her writings have remained popular among English-speaking audiences. Guyon's narrative describes her confinement between 1695 and 1703 in various prisons, including the dreaded Bastille. It also maps, in moving and
Contents:
Cover; Contents; Introduction; Biographical Sketch; The History of the Prison Narratives and Their Relation to Guyon's Other Writings; Historical, Literary, and Theological Reflections; Conclusion; The Prison Narratives; 1. Vincennes; 2. Vaugirard; 3. Missing Evidence; 4. The Confessor; 5. The False Letter; 6. The Bastille; 7. The Abyss; 8. Deliverance; Notes; Bibliography; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W
Notes:
Description based upon print version of record.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Description based on online resource; title from PDF title page (viewed on Jan. 20, 2012).
Contributor:
American Academy of Religion.
Mourad, Ronney.
Guenin-Lelle, Dianne.
ISBN:
1-283-42755-9
9786613427557
0-19-984113-6
OCLC:
773944885