history, Irish Studies, Literature, Middle Ages, Review, Women's Studies

Review of Helen Waddell Reassessed

Jennifer FitzGerald's edited volume Helen Waddell Reassessed has been reviewed by Eiléan Ní Chuilleanáin in Óenach: Journal of the Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland. Click here to read the review.   The Irish writer and critic Helen Waddell burst onto the publishing scene of the 1920s and 1930s as a phenomenon, a… Continue reading Review of Helen Waddell Reassessed

Book launch, Education, English literature, history, Middle Ages

Book launch: Helen Waddell Reassessed

Helen Waddell Reassessed: New Readings, edited by Jennifer FitzGerald, will be launched in Belfast and Oxford next month. The first launch will take place at 5.30pm on Wednesday 18 June at the Institute for Collaborative Research in the Humanities, Queen's University Belfast, 18 University Square, Belfast, BT7 1NN. The evening will include a poetry reading… Continue reading Book launch: Helen Waddell Reassessed

English literature, Medieval Studies, Middle Ages

Reading Chaucer

This volume contains ten essays, principally on Chaucer, but also on other English writers of the period such as John Gower, Ranulph Higden and Thomas Hoccleve. The Chaucerian focus includes the dream visions and Troilus and Criseyde as well as the Canterbury Tales. Reading Chaucer is divided into three sections, on Borderlands, Interiors and After-Images.… Continue reading Reading Chaucer

Irish Studies, Middle Ages, Review, Women's Studies

Review of Helen Waddell and Maude Clarke: Irishwomen, Friends and Scholars

Helen Waddell and Maude Clarke: Irishwomen, Friends and Scholars, by Jennifer FitzGerald, is reviewed in Óenach: Journal of the Forum for Medieval and Renaissance Studies in Ireland. Click here for the review. As women’s university participation expanded rapidly in the first decade of the twentieth century, two close friends at Queen’s University Belfast nursed scholarly… Continue reading Review of Helen Waddell and Maude Clarke: Irishwomen, Friends and Scholars

Middle Ages, New series, Renaissance

New Series: Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance

Peter Lang Oxford is pleased to announce the launch of the new series Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance is a peer-reviewed series focused on the inter- and multi-disciplinary cultural output of medieval and Renaissance court culture on an international scale. The series invites proposals… Continue reading New Series: Court Cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance