Reading Medieval Studies

ISSN 0950-3129

The GCMS publishes a multi-disciplinary, peer-reviewed journal, Reading Medieval Studies. One issue is published annually. Guest editors are welcomed for either special or regular issues.  The journal was launched in 1975.

Reading Medieval Studies is edited by Aisling Byrne (

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Reading Medieval Studies XLIV (2018) 

Catherine Léglu, 'Conpains, vois tu ce que je voi?': Gendered Encoutners in the Three Living and Three Dead

Anne Cobby, 'Un Chivaler e sa dame e un clerk: Deception and Self-Deception in an Anglo-Norman Fabliau'

Marianne Ailes, 'The Deaths of Kings and Political Propaganda in the Brut Epitome of British Library MS Egerton 3028'

Carolina Escobar, 'Translating Merlin: Wace's rendition of Merlin in his translation of Geoffrey of Monmouth's Historia regum Britanniae'

Irène Fabry-Tehranchi, 'Merlin as a prophet in the manuscripts of the Chroniques des Bretons and Jean de Wavrin's Chroniques d'Angleterre (15th c.)'

Nicholas Morton, 'Representations of Muslim virtue in Christian ecclesiastical sources: c.1000-c.1350'

Brent A. Pitts, 'The Anglo-Norman Bible's Book of Ruth, a critical edition (London, British Library, ms. Royal 1 C III)'

Karen Casebier, 'Sanctity, Community, Apostasy: Jewish Conversion Miracles in the Old French Vie des pères'



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University of Reading

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