Walsingham was medieval England's most important shrine to the Virgin Mary and a popular pilgrimage site. For nearly a thousand years, it has been the subject of, or referred to in, music, poetry and novels. This volume represents a collection of multi-disciplinary essays on Walsingham's broader cultural significance.
Dominic Janes is a Lecturer in Art History at Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Gary Waller is Professor of Literature and Cultural Studies in the School of Humanities at Purchase College, State University of New York, USA.
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Includes 12 b&w illustrations and 4 music examples