Publications

Journal Articles

 

‘Emotional Practice and Bodily Performance in Early Modern Vampire Literature’, Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural 6 (2017), 99-130. DOI: 10.5325/preternature.6.1.0093

 

‘Parody, Sarcasm and Invective in the Nugae of Walter Map’, The Journal of English and Germanic Philology 116 (2017), 82–107. DOI: 10.5406/jenglgermphil.116.1.0082

 

Necromancy and the Magical Reputation of Michael Scot: John Rylands Library, Latin MS 105’, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 92 (2016), 73–103. DOI: 10.7227/BJRL.92.1.4

 

‘Curating Magic at the John Rylands Library: the 2016 exhibition “Magic, Witches and Devils in the Early Modern World”’, co-written with Jenny Spinks and Sasha Handley, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library 92 (2016), 105–114. DOI: 10.7227/BJRL.92.1.5

 

‘Medical Condition, Demon or Undead Corpse? Sleep Paralysis and the Nightmare in Medieval Europe’, Journal of the Social History of Medicine 28 (2015), 425−444. DOI: 10.1093/shm/hkv005

 

‘Monstrous Words, Monstrous Bodies: Irony and the Walking Dead in Walter Map’s De Nugis Curialium’, English Studies 96 (2015), 379−402. DOI: 10.1080/0013838X.2015.1011891

 

‘Social Monsters and the Walking Dead in William of Newburgh’s Historia Rerum Anglicarum’, Journal of Medieval History 41 (2015), 446−465.  DOI: 10.1080/03044181.2015.1078255

 

 

Edited Volume

 

Medicine, Healing and Performance, ed. by Stephen Gordon et al (Oxford: Oxbow, 2014). ISBN: 9781782971580

 

 

Book Chapters

 

‘Dealing with the Undead in the Later Middle Ages’, in Dealing with the Dead: Mortality and Community in the Middle Ages, ed. by Thea Tomaini (Leiden: Brill, 2018), 116-151

 

‘Domestic Magic and the Walking Dead in Medieval England: A Diachronic Approach’, in The Materiality of Magic, ed. by Ceri Houlbrook and Natalie Armitage (Oxford: Oxbow, 2015), 65–84.  ISBN: 9781785700101

 

‘Disease, Sin and the Walking Dead in Medieval England, c.1100-1350: A Note on the Documentary and Archaeological Evidence’, in Medicine, Healing and Performance, ed. by Stephen Gordon et al (Oxford: Oxbow, 2014), 55–70. ISBN: 9781782971580

 

 

Exhibition Catalogues

 

Magic, Witches and Devils in the Early Modern World, ed. by Jenny Spinks, Sasha Handley and Stephen Gordon (Manchester: John Rylands Library, 2016). ISBN: 9780863730931

 

Reviews

 

Matthew M. Mesley and Louise E. Wilson, Contextualising Miracles in the Christian West, 1100−1500 (Oxford: Medium Aevum, 2014). Pp. 231. ISBN: 9780907570240, in Social History of Medicine 29 (2016), 633–634.DOI: 10.1093/shm/hkw022

 

Euan Cameron, Enchanted Europe: Superstition, Reason & Religion, 12501750 (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010). Pp. 473. ISBN: 978-0199605118, in Beyond Borderlands: A Critical Journal of the Paranormal and Occult 1 (2014), 7−9.  ISSN: 2292-8367

 

Claude Lecouteux. The Return of the Dead: Ghosts, Ancestors, and the Transparent Veil of the Pagan Mind, translated by Jon. E. Graham (Rochester: Inner Traditions, 2009). Pp. 288. ISBN: 978-1594773181, in Preternature: Critical and Historical Studies on the Preternatural 1 (2012), 160−63. DOI: 10.5325/preternature.1.1.0160

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