MAA News – Latest Issue of Speculum is Now Available Online

The latest issue of Speculum is now available on the University of Chicago Press Journals website.

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Speculum, Volume 93, Issue 4 (October 2018)


Vt hkskdkxt: Early Medieval Cryptography, Textual Errors, and Scribal Agency
Benjamin A. Saltzman

Dominicans and Demons: Possession, Temptation, and Reform in the Cult of Vincent Ferrer
Laura Ackerman Smoller

Doing Things beside Domesday Book
Carol Symes

Inspiration and Imagination: Visionary Authorship in the Early Manuscripts of the Revelations of Birgitta of Sweden
Thomas Luongo

Book Reviews

This issue of Speculum features more than 70 book reviews, including:

Joachim Yeshaya and Elisabeth Hollender, eds., Exegesis and Poetry in Medieval Karaite and Rabbanite Texts 
Reviewed by Esperanza Alfonso

Helen J. Swift, Representing the Dead: Epitaph Fictions in Late-Medieval France 
Reviewed by Ashby Kinch

Elizabeth M. Tyler, England in Europe: English Royal Women and Literary Patronage, c. 1000-c. 1150
Reviewed by Stacy S. Klein

Craig Williamson, trans., The Complete Old English Poems
Reviewed by R. M. Liuzza

Jana Madlen Schütte, Medizin im Konflikt: Fakultäten, Märkte und Experten in deutschen Universitätsstädten des 14. bis 16. Jahrhunderts 
Reviewed by Debra L. Stoudt

Patrick J. Murphy, Medieval Studies and the Ghost Stories of M. R. James 
Reviewed by Robert S. Sturges

Steven A. Schoenig, SJ, Bonds of Wool: The Pallium and Papal Power in the Middle Ages
Reviewed by Warren T. Woodfin

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