The year 2018 was a high point in MK
studies, with the first academic conference devoted to her, and the establishment of the Margery Kempe Society
. Diane Watt
summarized the growth of her reputation...
This half-century probably saw the life of Gwerful Mechain
, the only woman in medieval Wales to have left a considerable body of identifiable poetry (in Welsh).
Watt, Diane. Email to Isobel Grundy about Gwerful Mechain.
Watt, Diane. “Meeting Margery Kempe”. Women’s Literary Culture and the Medieval Canon, University of Surrey.