restricted access   Volume 116, Number 2, April 2017

Table of Contents


Wisdom and the Poetics of Laughter in the Old English Dialogues of Solomon and Saturn

pp. 131-155

Revising Race in Laʒamon’s Brut

pp. 156-181

God’s “Inquits” and Exegetical Speech Theory in the Middle English Patience

pp. 182-194

Criminal Intent in the Eckenlied: Rêroup, Fama, and Narration

pp. 195-222


Demon Possession in Anglo-Saxon England by Peter Dendle (review)

pp. 223-225

The Displacement of the Body in Ælfric’s Virgin Martyr Lives by Alison Gulley (review)

pp. 225-228

From Lawmen to Plowmen: Anglo-Saxon Legal Tradition and the School of Langland by Stephen M. Yeager (review)

pp. 228-230

In Light of Another’s Word: European Ethnography in the Middle Ages by Shirin A. Khanmohamadi, and: Before Orientalism: Asian Peoples and Cultures in European Travel Writing, 1245–1510 by Kim M. Phillips (review)

pp. 230-235

Mary Magdalene in Medieval Culture: Conflicted Roles ed. by Peter V. Loewen and Robin Waugh (review)

pp. 235-237

New Directions in Medieval Manuscript Studies and Reading Practices: Essays in Honor of Derek Pearsall ed. by Kathryn Kerby-Fulton, John J. Thompson, and Sarah Baechle (review)

pp. 238-240

Dreams, Medicine, and Literary Practice: Exploring the Western Literary Tradition through Chaucer by Tanya S. Lenz (review)

pp. 240-242

Learning to Die in London, 1380–1540 by Amy Appleford (review)

pp. 242-245

Adversativkonnektoren in den nordgermanischen Sprachen: Synchronie und Diachronie by Kristina Kotcheva (review)

pp. 245-248

Niederlandistik und Germanistik im Kontakt. Jelle Stegeman zum abschied ed. by Elvira Glaser and Marja Clement (review)

pp. 248-251

Love, Life, and Lust in Heinrich Kaufringer’s Verse Narratives by Albrecht Classen (review)

pp. 251-253

The Forest in Medieval German Literature: Ecocritical Readings from a Historical Perspective by Albrecht Classen (review)

pp. 253-255

Brothers and Sisters in Medieval European Literature by Carolyne Larrington (review)

pp. 256-258

Denmark and Europe in the Middle Ages, c.1000–1525: Essays in Honour of Professor Michael H. Gelting ed. by Kerstin Hundahl, Lars Kjær, and Niels Lund (review)

pp. 258-260