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Publications of Helen Solterer    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. Solterer, H, Timely Fictions (2017)
  2. Solterer, H, Un Moyen Âge républicain : paradoxes du théâtre en temps de guerre (2014), Presses universitaires Paris-Sorbonne, (translated by Chénetier Alev, M.) [un-moyen-age-republicain]
  3. Solterer, H, Medieval Roles in Modern Times: Theater and the Battle for the French Republic (February, 2010), pp. 271 pages, 40 figures pages, The Pennsylvania State University Press
  4. Solterer, H, The Master and Minerva: Disputing Women in French Medieval Culture (September, 1995), University of California Press (co-awarded The Modern Language Association Scaglione Prize, 1995.)

Book in Progress

  1. H. Solterer, "Love to Hate: A Premodern Legacy?" (2013)

Book Reviews

  1. Solterer, H, A timely villon: Anachrony and premodern poetic fiction, New Literary History, vol. 52 no. 2 (June, 2021), pp. 311-334 [doi]
  2. Solterer, H, “Strange or Elegant or Foul Matter,”, Exemplaria, 25 (2013) (2013), pp. 79-92 (A Book-review essay.) [1041257312Z.00000000026]
  3. Solterer, H, review of Carol Symes, "A Common Stage:Theater and Public Life in Medieval Arras, Theatre Survey, vol. 51 no. no. 1 (2010), pp. 135-137
  4. Solterer, H, review of Jody Enders, Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions, H France Review, vol. 10 (October) no. 156 (2010)
  5. Solterer, H, “Le Jeu de Robin et Marion,” “Le Jeu de la Feuillée,” “La Farce de Maître Pathelin, Mystères et Moralités," Le Mystère de la Passion" [articles on medieval theater] (2001), Microsoft
  6. Solterer, H, Fiction versus defamation: The quarrel over the tomance of the rose, The Medieval History Journal, vol. 2 no. 1 (December, 1999), pp. 111-141, SAGE Publications [doi]  [abs]
  7. Solterer, H, Performing pasts: A dialogue with Paul Zumthor, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 27 no. 3 (1997), pp. 595-640, Duke University Press, ISSN 1082-9636 [Gateway.cgi]
  8. Solterer, H, The Waking of Medieval Theatricality, Paris 1935-1995, New Literary History, vol. 27 no. 3 (1996), pp. 257-290, ISSN 0028-6087 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  9. Solterer, H, The Waking of Medieval Theatricality: Paris 1935-1995, New Literary History, vol. 27 no. 3 (1996), pp. 357-390, ISSN 0028-6087 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  10. SOLTERER, H, Seeing, Hearing, Tasting Woman : The Senses of Medieval Reading, Comparative Literature, vol. 46 no. 2 (1994), pp. 129-145, Duke University Press, ISSN 0010-4124 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  11. SOLTERER, H, Dismembering, Remembering the Châtelain de Couci, Romance Philology, vol. 46 no. 2 (November, 1992), pp. 103-124, ISSN 0035-8002 [Gateway.cgi]
  12. SOLTERER, H, Figures for Female Militancy in Medieval France, Signs: Journal of Women in Culture and Society, vol. 16 no. 2 (1991), pp. 522-549, University of Chicago Press, ISSN 0097-9740 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  13. SOLTERER, H, Letter-Writing & Picture Reading: Medieval Textuality and the "Bestiaire d'amour", Word & Image, vol. 5 no. 1 (1989), pp. 131-147, Informa UK Limited, ISSN 0266-6286 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]


  1. Solterer, H; Delabroy, J, Teaching Abroad With Obama, Insidehighered.Com (2008)
  2. Solterer, H, Teaching Free Speech in Times of War, edited by I com, Insiderhighered.Com (September, 2007)

Articles in a Collection

  1. Solterer, H, Another Land's End of Literature, in Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies Essays in Honor of E. Jane Burns (March, 2016), pp. 153-168, Boydell & Brewer, ISBN 1843844273
  2. "Another Land’s End of Literature”, in Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies (2016), pp. 153-168, Boydell & Brewer
  3. Solterer, H, "Aimer un pays tout autre: Christine de Pizan, Alain Chartier, & Compagnie”, in Sens, Rhétorique, et Musique : Études réunies en hommage à Jacqueline Cerquiglini-Toulet, edited by Lefèvre, S; Lucken, C; Doudet, E (2015), pp. 769-782, Champion
  4. Solterer, H; Dominguez, V, Réactivations scéniques, in Le Théâtre du XIIe au XIIe siècles, edited by Halévy, O; Parussa, G; Smith, D (2014), L’Avant-Scène
  5. Solterer, H, Parcours d’un militant de théâtre: Moussa Abadi, in Le texte critique : expérimenter le théâtre et le cinéma aux XXe et XXIe siècles, edited by Alev, VVEMC (2013), pp. 207-220., Presses Universitaires François Rabelais
  6. Solterer, H, “Jouer le Moyen Âge: Gustave Cohen et la troupe théophilienne,”, in Les Pères des études médiévales: examen critique de la constitution d’un savoir académique, edited by Bouhaïk-Gironès, M; Dominguez, V; Koopmans, J (2010), pp. 255-281 [8 figures], Presses Universitaires de Rennes
  7. Solterer, H, Theatre and Theatricality, in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature (2008), pp. 181-194, Cambridge University Press
  8. Solterer, H, Making Names, Breaking Lives: Women & Injurious Language, in Cultural Performances in Medieval France: Essays in Honor of Nancy Freeman, edited by Doss-Quinby, E; Krueger, R; Burns, EJ (2007), pp. 207-21, Boydell & Brewer
  9. Solterer, H, Gustave Cohen at Pont-Holyoke : The Drama of Belonging to France, in Artists, Intellectuals and World War II, edited by Benfey, C; Remmler, K (2006), pp. 145-161, University of Massachusetts Press
  10. Solterer, H, Defense of Women, in Women and Gender in Medieval Europe, edited by Stuard, S; Schaus, M; Izbicki, T (2005), pp. 64-68, Routledge
  11. Solterer, H, La Belle Dame sans Merci, in Medieval Women: An Encyclopedia, edited by Wilson, KM; Margolis, N (2004), pp. 80-84, New York: Greenwood Press
  12. Solterer, H, The Freedoms of Fiction for Gender in Premodern France, in Gender in Debate from the Early Middle Ages to the Renaissance, edited by Fenster, TS; Lees, CA (2002), pp. 135-163, New York: Palgrave Press
  13. Solterer, H, Performer le passé, in Paul Zumthor ou l’invention permanente. Critique, histoire, poésie, edited by Cerquiglini-Toulet, J; Lucken, C (1998), pp. 117-159, Droz
  14. co-authored, ; Burns, EJ; Kay, S; Krueger, RL, Feminism and the Discipline of Old French Studies: "Une Bele Disjointure", in Medievalism in a Modernist Temper, edited by Bloch, RH; Nichols, SG (1995), pp. 225-266, Johns Hopkins University Press