Publications of David Aers

Books

  1. Aers, D, Beyond reformation?: An essay on William Langland's Piers Plowman and the end of Constantinian Christianity (January, 2015), pp. 1-270, ISBN 0268020469
  2. Aers, D, Salvation and Sin: Augustine, Langland, and Fourteenth-Century Theology (April, 2009), pp. 1-284, Notre Dame University Press
  3. Beckwith, S, Reform and Cultural Revolution: Writing English Literary History 1350-1547, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 35 (2005)
  4. Aers, D, Sanctifying Signs: Making Christian Tradition in Late Medieval England (2004), pp. 284 pages, Notre Dame University Press
  5. Beckwith, S, Hermeneutics and Ideology: Reading Medieval and Early Modern Texts, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 33.1 no. 1 (2003)
  6. Beckwith, S, Sacrifice, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 31.3 no. 3 (2001)
  7. Aers, D, Faith, Ethics and Church: Writing in England 1360-1409 (2000), Brewer
  8. Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry, edited by Aers, D (2000), Brewer
  9. Aers, D, Desire: Its Subjects, Objects, and Histories, edited by Aers, D; Wharton, A, vol. 27.3 no. 3 (1997)
  10. Christianities: Medieval and Early Modern, edited by Aers, D, vol. 27.2 no. 2 (1997) (with preface.)
  11. with Aers, D; Staley, L, Powers of the Holy: Politics and Devotion, 1350-1409 (1996), Penn State University Press (["The Humanity of Christ" is reprinted in Chaucer to Spenser: A Critical Reader, ed. Derek Pearsall (Blackwell, 1999)].)
  12. Historical Inquiries/Psychoanalytic Criticism/Gender Studies, edited by Aers, D, vol. 26.2 no. 2 (1996) (with preface.)
  13. Culture and History: 1350-1600, edited by Aers, D (1992), Harvester Wheatsheaf and Wayne State UP
  14. Aers, D, Community, Gender and Individual Identity in English Writing: 1360-1430 (1988), Routledge
  15. Medieval Literature: Criticism, Ideology and History, edited by Aers, D (1986), Harvester
  16. Aers, D, Chaucer (1985), Harvester
  17. with Aers, D; Hodge, B; Kress, G, Literature, Language and Society in England, 1580-1680 (1981), Gill and Macmillan, Barnes and Noble
  18. with Aers, D; Cook, J; Punter, D, Romanticism and Ideology (1765-1850) (1981), Routledge KP
  19. Aers, D, Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980), Routledge KP
  20. Aers, D, Piers Plowman and Christian Allegory (1975), Arnold

Edited

  1. S. Beckwith and J. Simpson, ReFormations, Series of books in trans-Reformation studies (2007-), Notre Dame University Press (Books in series to date: Patricia Badir, "The Maudlin Impression: English Literary Images of Mary Magdalene, 1550–1700"; Robert W. Barrett, Jr., "Against All England: Regional Identity and Cheshire Writing, 1195–1656"; Alice Dailey, "The English Martyr: From Reformation to Revolution"; Clare Costley King'oo, "Miserere Mei: The Penitential Psalms in Late Medieval and Early Modern England"; Lynn Staley, "The Island Garden: England’s Language of Nation from Gildas to Marvell"; Nancy Bradley Warren, "The Embodied Word: Female Spiritualities, Contested Orthodoxies, and English Religious Cultures, 1350–1700".)
  2. Aers, D, Review of G. Margherita, The Romance of Origins: language and sexual difference in Middle English Literature, Speculum, vol. 70 (1995), pp. 933-36
  3. Paradise Lost, Book VII (1974), Cambridge UP

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Conversions, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 48 no. 3 (September, 2018), pp. 433-434, Duke University Press
  2. Aers, D; Leo, R, Unintended Reformations?, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 46 no. 3 (September, 2016), pp. 455-483, Duke University Press
  3. Aers, D, Langland on the church and the end of the cardinal virtues, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 42 no. 1 (December, 2012), pp. 59-81, Duke University Press, ISSN 1082-9636
  4. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, The Eucharist, in Cultural Reformations, edited by Simpson, J; Cummings, B (2011), Oxford University Press
  5. Aers, D; Smith, N, English reformations, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 40 no. 3 (September, 2010), pp. 425-438, Duke University Press, ISSN 1082-9636
  6. Aers, D; Smith, N, English Reformations: Historiography, Theology, and Narrative, edited by Aers, D; Smith, N, Jmems, vol. 40 (2010), Princeton University Press
  7. Aers, D, This is my body. The presence of Christ in Reformation thought. By Thomas J. Davis. Pp. 203 incl. 5 ills. Grand Rapids, MI: Baker Academic, 2008. $24.99 (paper). 978 0 8010 3245 5, The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, vol. 60 no. 2 (April, 2009), pp. 368-368, Cambridge University Press (CUP), ISSN 0022-0469
  8. Aers, D, Salvation and sin: Augustine, Langland, and fourteenth-century theology, Salvation and Sin: Augustine, Langland, and Fourteenth Century Theology (2009), pp. 1-284
  9. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Discerning the Body, in Collection on Medieval and ReformationCulture, edited by Cummings, B; Simpson, J (2008), Oxford UP
  10. Aers, D, The 'beauty of the infinite' - A question from the margin (David Bentley Hart), Theology Today, vol. 64 no. 1 (April, 2007), pp. 89-95, ISSN 0040-5736
  11. Aers, D, The Laborer’s Two Bodies, in Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 19 (2007), pp. 226-236
  12. Aers, D, Langland, in Oxford University Press Encyclopaedia on Medieval Literature (2006)
  13. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Reform and cultural revolution: Introduction, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 35 no. 1 (January, 2005), pp. 3-12, Duke University Press, ISSN 1082-9636
  14. Aers, D, The Testimony of William Thorpe: Reflections on Self, Sin and Salvation, in Studies in Late Medieval and Early Renaissance Texts in Honor of John Scattergood, edited by Arcy, AMD; Fletcher, AJ (2005), pp. 21-34, Four Courts Press, LTD.
  15. Aers, D, Practices of growing old in the Middle Ages, in The Christian Practice of Growing Old, edited by Hauerwas, S (2003), Eerdmans
  16. Aers, D, Wyclif, Poverty and the Poor, Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 17 (2003), pp. 55-72
  17. Aers, D, New historicism and the Eucharist (Hermeneutics and ideology: Reading medieval and early modern texts), Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 33 no. 2 (2003), pp. 241-259, ISSN 1082-9636
  18. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Hermeneutics and ideology: Introduction (Religious writing in the medieval and early modern periods), Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 33 no. 2 (2003), pp. 211-213, ISSN 1082-9636
  19. Aers, D, Walter Brut’s Theology of the Sacrament of the Altar, in Lollards and Their Influence in Late Medieval England, edited by Somerset, F; Havens, J; Pitard, D (2003), pp. 115-126, Woodbridge: Boydell
  20. Aers, D, The Sacrament of the Altar in Piers Plowman and the Late Medieval Church in England, in Images, Idolatry, and Iconoclasm in Late Medieval England, edited by Dimmick, J; Simpson, J; Zeeman, N (2002), Oxford UP
  21. Aers, D, Introduction, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 31 no. 3 (October, 2001), pp. 443-444, Duke University Press, ISSN 1082-9636
  22. Beckwith, S, Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Jmems, vol. 31 (2001)
  23. Aers, D, Visionary Eschatology: Piers Plowman, Modern Theology, vol. 16 no. 1 (January, 2000), pp. 3-17, WILEY
  24. Aers, D, Chaucer’s Tale of Melebee: Whose Virtues?, in Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry: Essays in Honor of Derek Pearsall, edited by Aers, D (2000), Brewer
  25. Beckwith, S, Absent Presences: Resurrection Theatre in York, in Festschrift for Derek Pearsall, edited by Aers, D; Woodbridge, B; Brewer, (2000)
  26. Aers, D, Vox Populi and the Literature of 1381, in Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature, edited by Wallace, D (1999), Cambridge UP
  27. Aers, D, Interpreting Dreams: Reflections on Freud, Milton and Chaucer, in Reading Dreams: The Interpretation of Dreams from Chaucer to Shakespeare, edited by Brown, P (1999), Oxford UP
  28. Aers, D, Reflections on Gower as ’Sapiens in Ethics and Politics, in Re-Visioning Gower, edited by Yeager, RF (1998), Pegasus
  29. Aers, D, Written Work: Review Essay, Yls, vol. 12 (1998), pp. 207-217
  30. Aers, D, Faith, ethics, and community: Reflections on reading late medieval English writing, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 28 no. 2 (1998), pp. 341-369, ISSN 1082-9636
  31. Aers, D, Christianity for Courtly Subjects: Reflections on the Gawain-poet, in A Companion to the Gawain-Poet, edited by Brewer, D (January, 1997), Brewer
  32. Aers, D, Preface to special issue: From Medieval Christianities to the Reformation, Jmems, vol. 27 (1997), pp. 139-143
  33. Aers, D, Preface + From medieval Christianities to the Reformations, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 27 no. 2 (1997), pp. 139-143, ISSN 1082-9636
  34. Aers, D; Hauerwas, S, Reformation is Sin., Perspectives, vol. 11 no. 8 (October, 1996), pp. 10-11, ISSN 0888-5281
  35. Aers, D, Preface to special issue on Historical Inquiries/Psychoanalytic Criticism/Gender Studies, Jmems, vol. 26 (1996), pp. 199-208
  36. Aers, D, Figuring forth the Body of Christ: Devotion and Politics, vol. 2 (1995), pp. 1-14
  37. Aers, D, Representing the humanity of Christ: devotion and politics in Piers Plowman, Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 8 (1995), pp. 107-125
  38. Aers, D, A Response [to K. Biddick, "Becoming Ethnographic"], Essays in Medieval Studies, vol. 2 (1995), pp. 38-41
  39. Aers, D, Review of Gender and Romance in Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Susan Crane, Medium Aevum, vol. 64 no. 2 (1995), pp. 316-318, ISSN 0025-8385
  40. Aers, D, ’Darke texts need notes’: Versions of Self in Donne’s verse Epistles, in Critical Essays on John Donne, edited by Marotti, AF (1994), pp. 102-22, Hall/MacMillan (This is also to be reprinted in the New Casebooks collection on Donne, ed. A. Mousley (MacMillan, 1999), pp 122-34.)
  41. Aers, D, Justice and wage-labor after the Black Death: some perpexities for William Langland, in The Work of Work: Servitude, Slavery and Labor in Medieval England, edited by Frantzen, AJ; Moffat, D (1994), Cruithre Press
  42. Aers, D, Class, Gender, Medieval Criticism and Piers Plowman, in Class and Gender in Early English Literature, edited by Harwood, BJ; Overing, GR (1994), Indiana UP
  43. Aers, D, Altars of Power: Reflections on Eamon Duffy's The Stripping of the Altars: Traditional Religion in England 1400-1580, Literature and History, vol. 3 no. 2 (1994), pp. 90-105, ISSN 0306-1973
  44. Aers, D, Review of 'Piers Plowman' and the Problem of Belief by B. Harwood, Medium Aevum, vol. 62 no. 2 (1993), pp. 321-322, ISSN 0025-8385
  45. Aers, D, Review of Hochon's Arrow: The Social Imagination of 14th Century Texts by Paul Strohm, Medium Aevum, vol. 62 no. 2 (1993), pp. 332-334, ISSN 0025-8385
  46. Aers, D, The Self-Mourning: Reflections on Pearl, Speculum: a Journal of Medieval Studies, vol. 68 (1993), pp. 54-73
  47. Aers, D, Medievalists and Deconstruction: An exemplum, in From Medieval to Medievalism, edited by Simons, J (1992), Macmillan
  48. Aers, D, Introduction and A Whisper in the Ear of Early Modernists, in Culture and History, edited by Aers, D (1992)
  49. Aers, D, Review of Chaucerian Belief: The Poetics of Reverence and Delight by JM Hill, Medium Aevum, vol. 61 no. 1 (1992), pp. 126-128, ISSN 0025-8385
  50. Aers, D, Review of An Ars Legendi for Chaucer's Canterbury Tales by Dolores Warwick Freese, Medium Aevum, vol. 61 no. 2 (1992), pp. 318-319, ISSN 0025-8385
  51. Aers, D, Review of The Age of Saturn: Literature and History in The Canterbury Tales by P. Brown and A. Butcher, Medium Aevum, vol. 61 no. 2 (1992), pp. 318-319, ISSN 0025-8385
  52. Aers, D, Review of Truth and Textuality in Chaucer Poetry by LJ Kiser, Medium Aevum, vol. 61 no. 1 (1992), pp. 126-128, ISSN 0025-8385
  53. Aers, D, Chaucer’s Representations of Marriage and Sexual Relations, in Critical Essays on Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales (1991), pp. 205-13, Open University/Toronto UP
  54. Aers, D, Reflections on Current Histories of the Subject, Literature and History, vol. 2 no. 2 (1991), pp. 20-34, Manchester University Press, ISSN 0306-1973
  55. Aers, D, Review of 'The Canterbury Tales' (Oxford Guides to Chaucer) by Helen Cooper, Medium Aevum, vol. 60 no. 1 (1991), pp. 116-118, ISSN 0025-8385
  56. Aers, D, Reading Piers Plowman: Literature History and Criticism, Literature and History, vol. 1 no. 1 (1990), pp. 4-23, Manchester University Press, ISSN 0306-1973
  57. Aers, D, Review of The Language of Chaucer by D. Burnley, Literature and History, vol. 1 no. 2 (1990), pp. 88-89, Manchester University Press, ISSN 0306-1973
  58. Aers, D, Review of Negotiating the Past: The Historical Understanding of Medieval Literature by L. Patterson, Essays in Criticism: a Quarterly Journal of Literary Criticism, vol. 38 no. 4 (October, 1988), pp. 325-334, Oxford University Press (OUP), ISSN 1471-6852
  59. Aers, D, Review of The Poor in the Middle Ages: An Essay in Social History [Les Pauvres au Moyen Age, Hachette, 1978] by Michel Mollat; Arthur Goldhammer, Science and Society, vol. 52 (July, 1988), pp. 243-246, ISSN 0036-8237
  60. Aers, D, Review of The Poor In The Middle Ages: An Essay in Social History by M. Mollatt, Science and Society, vol. 52 no. 2 (1988), pp. 243-246, ISSN 0036-8237
  61. Aers, D, Rewriting the Middle Ages, Some Suggestions, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. 18 no. 2 (1988), pp. 221-240
  62. Aers, D, Rewriting the Middle Ages, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. 18 (1988), pp. 221-40
  63. Aers, D, Humanism Historicized, Essays in Criticism, vol. 38 (1988), pp. 325-334
  64. Aers, D, Representations of Revolution: from the French Revolution to The Four Zoas, in Critical Paths: Blake and the Argument of Method, edited by Miller, D; Bracher, M; Ault, D (1987), Duke University Press
  65. Aers, D, The Good Shepherds of Medieval Criticism, Southern Review, vol. 20 (1987), pp. 168-189
  66. Aers, D, Reflections on the Allegory of the Theologians, Ideology and Piers Plowman, in Medieval Literature, edited by Aers, D (1986)
  67. Aers, D, Piers Plowman e le tradizioni di protesta sociale e religiosa, in STORIA DELLA CIVILTA LETTERARIA INGLESE, edited by Medieval Literature (1986)
  68. Aers, D, Of propre kynde, English (1986), pp. 268-73
  69. Aers, D, Review of Changing the Signs: The 15th Century Breakthrough by A. Cook, Word and Image, vol. 2 no. 4 (1986), pp. 390-391, ISSN 1943-2178
  70. Aers, D, Review of 'The Canterbury Tales' by Pearsall, English, vol. 35 no. 153 (1986), pp. 268-273, ISSN 0013-8215
  71. Aers, D, Piers Plowman and Problems in the Perception of Poverty: a Culture in Transition, Leeds Studies in English, vol. 14 (1983), pp. 5-25
  72. Aers, D, Representations of the Third Estate: Social Conflict and its Milieu around 1381, Southern Review Adelaide, vol. 16 no. 3 (1983), pp. 335-349, ISSN 0038-4526
  73. Aers, D, Coleridge and the egg that Burke laid: ideological collusion and opposition in the 1790's, Literature and History, vol. 9 no. 2 (1983), pp. 152-163, Manchester University Press, ISSN 0306-1973
  74. Aers, D, Review of Re-Reading English by P Widdowson, Literature and History, vol. 9 no. 2 (1983), pp. 256-257, Manchester University Press, ISSN 0306-1973
  75. Aers, D, Strategies for Representing Revolution, in 1789: Reading, Writing, Revolution, edited by Barker, F (1982), University of Essex
  76. Aers, D; Kress, G, The Politics of Style: Discourses of Law and Authority in Measure for Measure, Style, vol. 16 no. 1 (1982), pp. 22-37, ISSN 0039-4238
  77. Aers, D; Kress, G, Historical Process, Individual and Communities in Milton’s Early Prose, in 1642: Literature and Power in the 17th Century, edited by Barker, F (1981), University of Essex
  78. Aers, D, The Parliament of Fowls: Authority, the knower and the known, Chaucer Review: a Journal of Medieval Studies and Literary Criticism, vol. 16 no. 1 (1981), pp. 1-17, Penn State University Press, ISSN 1528-4204
  79. Aers, D, Chaucer’s Creseyde, Woman in Society, Woman in Love, in Critical Essays on British Literature (reprinted from original 1980 article), edited by Stillinger, T (1980), (Simon and Schuster, 1998)
  80. Aers, D; Hodge, R, Rational Burning: Milton on Love, Sex and Marriage, Milton Studies, vol. 13 (1979), pp. 3-33, [to be reprinted in the New Casebook on Paradise Lost, ed. W. Zunder (Macmillan)]
  81. Aers, D, Criseyde: Woman in Medieval Society, Chaucer Review: a Journal of Medieval Studies and Literary Criticism, vol. 13 no. 3 (1979), pp. 177-200, Penn State University Press, ISSN 1528-4204
  82. Aers, D, ’Darke texts need notes’: Versions of the Self in Donne’s Verse Epistles, Literature and History, vol. 8 (1978), pp. 2-19
  83. Aers, D, Imagination and Ideology in 'Piers Plowman', Literature and History, vol. 7 no. 7 (1978), pp. 2-19, Manchester University Press, ISSN 0306-1973
  84. Aers, D, Authority - Chaucer’s Dream Poetry, Essays in Criticism, vol. 27 (1977), pp. 159-62
  85. Aers, D, Blake and the Dialectics of Sex, Elh, vol. 44 (1977), pp. 500-14
  86. Aers, D, Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess, Durham Univ. Journal, vol. 69 (1977), pp. 201-210
  87. Aers, D, Review of Medieval Dream Poetry by A.C. Spearling, Essays in Criticism: a Quarterly Journal of Literary Criticism, vol. 27 no. 2 (1977), pp. 157-162, Oxford University Press (OUP), ISSN 1471-6852
  88. Aers, D, William Blake and the Dialectics of Sex, Elh, vol. 44 no. 3 (1977), pp. 500-514, Johns Hopkins University Press, ISSN 1080-6547
  89. Aers, D, Review of Milton, a Structural Reading by DF Bouchard, Journal of European Studies (Chalfont Saint Giles), vol. 5 no. 2 (1975), pp. 195-196, ISSN 1740-2379