The July 2017 issue of Speculum will soon be available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website. The forthcoming issue will include the following articles:
Carmela Vircillo Franklin, “Reading the Popes: The Liber pontificalis and its Editors” (Presidential Address)
Sebastian Sobecki, “A Southwark Tale: Gower, the 1381 Poll Tax, and Chaucer’s The Canterbury Tales”
Catherine Anne Bradley, “Song and Citation in Two-Voice Motets for Saint Elizabeth of Hungary”
Deeana Copeland Klepper, “Pastoral Literature in Local Context: Albert of Diessen’s Mirror of Priests on Christian-Jewish Coexistence”
James Morton, “A Byzantine Canon Law Scholar in Norman Sicily: Revisiting Neilos Doxapatres’ Order of the Patriarchal Thrones”
Lisa Collinson, “Welsh Law in Thirteenth-Century Sweden: Women, Beasts, and Players”
The issue features more than seventy-eight reviews, including:
Robert Mills’s review of: Robert S. Sturges, The Circulation of Power in Medieval Biblical Drama: Theaters of Authority.
Debby Banham’s review of: David Hall: The Open Fields of England.
Kimberly Lynn’s review of: Seth Kimmel, Parables of Coercion: Conversion and Knowledge at the End of Islamic Spain.
Ann W. Astell’s review of: Chad D. Schrock, Consolation in Medieval Narrative: Augustinian Authority and Open Form.
John M. Ganim’s review of: Thomas A. Prendergast, Poetical Dust: Poets’ Corner and the Making of Britain.
Anthony Kaldellis’s review of: Alexander Sarantis, Justinian’s Balkan Wars: Campaigning, Diplomacy and Development in Illyricum, Thrace and the Northern World, A.D. 527-65.
The July issue will also include Fellows Memoirs and the proceedings of the 2017 Annual Meeting, held at the University of Toronto on April 6-8.
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