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The Book of the Maidservant

by Rebecca Barnhouse

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Published by Random House Children"s Books in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL24252934M
ISBN 109780375892912
OCLC/WorldCa496809660

The Book of the Maidservant. Written by Rebecca Barnhouse Review by Trudi E. Jacobson. After young Johanna’s mother dies and her family falls apart, she is sent to be a serving girl to Margery Kempe of Lynn, England. Dame Margery has a reputation as a holy woman, but her devout behaviors don’t make her an easy woman to live : Rebecca Barnhouse. "The Book of the Maidservant" by Rebecca Barnhouse Loosely based on The Book of Margery Kemp, the first autobiography in English, The Book of the Maidservant is the story of Johanna, a teenage girl in service to Dame Margery, a wealthy, pious woman while on a religious pilgrimage from England to Rome.

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The Book of the Maidservant - Kepler's Staff Review Dame Margery Kempe wrote the first known autobiography in English about her pilgrimage to Rome. In it the pious Lady complains bitterly about Johanna, the young maidservant she forced to come along on the journey. Manservant and Maidservant (New York Review Books Classics) by Compton-Burnett, Ivy and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at


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The Book of Margery Kempe is believed to be the first autobiography ever published in english, and The Book of the Maidservant retells the story- but from the perspective of Kempes maidservant.

At Michaelmas, Margery sets out on a pilgrimage to Rome, bringing her maidservant with her/5. The Book of the Maidservant is a wonderful example of making academic research accessible to any readers interested in medieval life. Don't be put off by the "Young Adult" tag; this novel would be a perfect addition to undergraduate courses in medieval literature, and makes a perfect companion to the original work of Dame Margery/5(14).

Abandoned in a foreign land where she doesn't even speak the language, the young maidservant must find her own way to Rome. Inspired by the15th-century text, The Book of Margery Kempe, the first autobiography in English, Rebecca Barnhouse chronicles Johanna's painful journey through fear and anger and physical hardship to ultimate redemption 4/4(4).

Manservant and Maidservant book. Read 49 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. At once the strangest and most marvelous of Ivy Compton- /5. In the author’s note that follows Barnhouse’s absorbing novel, readers learn that it was based on the first autobiography ever written in English, a woman’s account of a pilgrimage from England to Rome in the 15th century.

The author became fascinated by the woman’s maidservant, who was inexplicably maligned by her mistress, and decided to retell the story from the domestic’s Author: Rebecca Barnhouse. About The Book of the Maidservant “A funny and wise book about friendship, loyalty, and love.”—Karen Cushman Johanna is a servant girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman.

Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son. Abandoned in a foreign land where she doesn't even speak the language, the young maidservant must find her own way to Rome.

Inspired by the15th-century text, The Book of Margery Kempe, the first autobiography in English, Rebecca Barnhouse chronicles Johanna's painful journey through fear and anger and physical hardship to ultimate redemption/5(2).

Maidservant of Morianton: Publication Type: Artwork: Year of Publication: Authors: Fullmer, James H. Keywords: Morianton; Morianton's Maidservant; Servant; Warfare; Womenhood: Abstract: A servant in the house of Morianton, who in his anger, "fell on her and beat her much." The decision she made next changed the course of Nephite history.

The Book of the Maidservant (eBook): Barnhouse, Rebecca: Ina young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a pilgrimage to Rome. Includes author's note on Kempe, writer of "The Book of Margery Kempe," considered by some to be the first autobiography in the English language.

E-book format "The Book of the Maidservant" by aratureis (WorldCat user published ) Permalink Not a "review" precisely - rather a comment about the production of the electronic book: the unceasing stress, and absence of variation in tone or emotion, that characterizes the performance of the reader makes it very difficult to listen to.

Title: The Book of the Maidservant Author: Rebecca Barnhouse Genre: Historical, Medieval, Young Adult Publisher: Random House Books for Young Readers Publication date: October Paperback: pages Johanna is a servant girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman. Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son but cares little for the.

In Rebecca Barnhouse’s The Book of the Maidservant, Dame Margery Kempe is the most pious woman in Lynn, a natural candidate for undertaking a pilgrimage to only problem is that her teenage serving girl Johanna must accompany her—and Johanna knows she won’t be a.

The Book of the Maidservant Johanna is a serving girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman. Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son but cares little for the misery she sees every day. Editorial Reviews. The realism of this novel [Manservant and Maidservant] like the realism of all Dame Ivy’s novels goes far beyond verisimilitude to some psychologically consistent truth that transcends words.— Constance Lewis A remarkable and unusual novelist, who has, in her own well-tilled field, no rival and no : New York Review Books.

Abandoned in a foreign land where she doesn't even speak the language, the young maidservant must find her own way to Rome. Inspired by the fifteenth-century text The Book of Margery Kempe, the first autobiography in English, debut novelist Rebecca Barnhouse chronicles Johanna's painful journey through fear, anger, and physical hardship to.

Abandoned in a foreign land where she doesn't even speak the language, the young maidservant must find her own way to Rome. Inspired by the 15th-century text The Book of Margery Kempe, the first autobiography in English, debut novelist Rebecca Barnhouse chronicles Johanna's painful journey through fear, anger, and physical hardship to ultimate.

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"A funny and wise book about friendship, loyalty, and love."Karen Cushman Johanna is a servant girl to Dame Margery Kempe, a renowned medieval holy woman.

Dame Margery feels the suffering the Virgin Mary felt for her son but cares little for the misery she sees. The Maidservant of Morianton Tells All: Publication Type: Artwork: Year of Publication: Authors: Bronson, Sheridan: Keywords: Morianton's Maidservant: Abstract: This piece took First Place in the Book of Mormon Central Art Contest.

In Almaa female servant flees from the abuse of Morianton, who is on the brink of waging war to. Inspired by the life of the medieval religious mystic Margery Kempe, first-time novelist Barnhouse imagines the life of the maidservant who accompanied her on a pilgrimage from Lynn, England, to Rome.

Get this from a library! The book of the maidservant. [Rebecca Barnhouse; Susan Duerden] -- Ina young maidservant accompanies her deeply religious mistress, Dame Margery Kempe, on a .This book was inspired by the 15th century auto-biography of the real Margery Kempe.

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