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Publications of David Aers    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

Books

  1. Aers, D, Piers Plowman and Christian Allegory (1975), Arnold
  2. Aers, D, Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980), Routledge KP
  3. with Aers, D; Hodge, B; Kress, G, Literature, Language and Society in England, 1580-1680 (1981), Gill and Macmillan, Barnes and Noble
  4. with Aers, D; Cook, J; Punter, D, Romanticism and Ideology (1765-1850) (1981), Routledge KP
  5. Aers, D, Chaucer (1985), Harvester
  6. Medieval Literature: Criticism, Ideology and History, edited by Aers, D (1986), Harvester
  7. Aers, D, Community, Gender and Individual Identity in English Writing: 1360-1430 (1988), Routledge
  8. Culture and History: 1350-1600, edited by Aers, D (1992), Harvester Wheatsheaf and Wayne State UP
  9. 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)].)
  10. Historical Inquiries/Psychoanalytic Criticism/Gender Studies, edited by Aers, D, vol. 26.2 no. 2 (1996) (with preface.)
  11. Aers, D, Desire: Its Subjects, Objects, and Histories, edited by Aers, D; Wharton, A, vol. 27.3 no. 3 (1997)
  12. Christianities: Medieval and Early Modern, edited by Aers, D, vol. 27.2 no. 2 (1997) (with preface.)
  13. Aers, D, Faith, Ethics and Church: Writing in England 1360-1409 (2000), Brewer
  14. Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry, edited by Aers, D (2000), Brewer
  15. Beckwith, S, Sacrifice, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 31.3 no. 3 (2001)
  16. Beckwith, S, Hermeneutics and Ideology: Reading Medieval and Early Modern Texts, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 33.1 no. 1 (2003)
  17. Aers, D, Sanctifying Signs: Making Christian Tradition in Late Medieval England (2004), pp. 284 pages, Notre Dame University Press
  18. Beckwith, S, Reform and Cultural Revolution: Writing English Literary History 1350-1547, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 35 (2005)
  19. Aers, D, Salvation and Sin: Augustine, Langland, and Fourteenth-Century Theology (April, 2009), pp. 1-284, Notre Dame University Press
  20. 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  [abs]

Edited

  1. Paradise Lost, Book VII (1974), Cambridge UP
  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. 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".)

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. Aers, D, Review of Milton, a Structural Reading by DF Bouchard, Journal of European Studies, vol. 5 no. 2 (1975), pp. 195-196, ISSN 1740-2379 [Gateway.cgi]
  2. Aers, D, Authority - Chaucer’s Dream Poetry, Essays in Criticism, vol. 27 (1977), pp. 159-62
  3. Aers, D, Blake and the Dialectics of Sex, ELH, vol. 44 (1977), pp. 500-14
  4. Aers, D, Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess, Durham Univ. Journal, vol. 69 (1977), pp. 201-210
  5. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  6. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  7. Aers, D, ’Darke texts need notes’: Versions of the Self in Donne’s Verse Epistles, Literature and History, vol. 8 (1978), pp. 2-19
  8. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  9. 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)]
  10. Aers, D, Criseyde: Woman in Medieval Society, The 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  11. 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)
  12. 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
  13. Aers, D, The Parliament of Fowls: Authority, the knower and the known, The 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  14. Aers, D, Strategies for Representing Revolution, in 1789: Reading, Writing, Revolution, edited by Barker, F (1982), University of Essex  [author's comments]
  15. 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 [Gateway.cgi]  [author's comments]
  16. 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
  17. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  18. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  19. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  20. Aers, D, Reflections on the Allegory of the Theologians, Ideology and Piers Plowman, in Medieval Literature, edited by Aers, D (1986)
  21. Aers, D, Piers Plowman e le tradizioni di protesta sociale e religiosa, in STORIA DELLA CIVILTA LETTERARIA INGLESE, edited by Medieval Literature (1986)
  22. Aers, D, Of propre kynde, English (1986), pp. 268-73
  23. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  24. Aers, D, Review of 'The Canterbury Tales' by Pearsall, English, vol. 35 no. 153 (1986), pp. 268-273, ISSN 0013-8215 [Gateway.cgi]
  25. 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
  26. Aers, D, The Good Shepherds of Medieval Criticism, Southern Review, vol. 20 (1987), pp. 168-189
  27. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  28. Aers, D, Rewriting the Middle Ages, Some Suggestions, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. 18 no. 2 (1988), pp. 221-240 [Gateway.cgi]
  29. Aers, D, Rewriting the Middle Ages, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. 18 (1988), pp. 221-40
  30. Aers, D, Humanism Historicized, Essays in Criticism, vol. 38 (1988), pp. 325-334
  31. 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 [40402878]
  32. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  33. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  34. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  35. 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
  36. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  37. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  38. Aers, D, Medievalists and Deconstruction: An exemplum, in From Medieval to Medievalism, edited by Simons, J (1992), Macmillan
  39. Aers, D, Introduction and A Whisper in the Ear of Early Modernists, in Culture and History, edited by Aers, D (1992)
  40. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  41. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  42. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  43. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  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 [Gateway.cgi]
  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 [Gateway.cgi]
  46. Aers, D, The Self-Mourning: Reflections on Pearl, Speculum: a Journal of Medieval Studies, vol. 68 (1993), pp. 54-73
  47. 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.)  [author's comments]
  48. 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
  49. 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
  50. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  51. Aers, D, Figuring forth the Body of Christ: Devotion and Politics, vol. 2 (1995), pp. 1-14
  52. Aers, D, Representing the humanity of Christ: devotion and politics in Piers Plowman, Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 8 (1995), pp. 107-125
  53. Aers, D, A Response [to K. Biddick, "Becoming Ethnographic"], Essays in Medieval Studies, vol. 2 (1995), pp. 38-41
  54. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  55. Aers, D, Preface to special issue on Historical Inquiries/Psychoanalytic Criticism/Gender Studies, JMEMS, vol. 26 (1996), pp. 199-208
  56. Aers, D; Hauerwas, S, Reformation is Sin., Perspectives : a journal of reformed thought., vol. 11 no. 8 (October, 1996), pp. 10-11, ISSN 0888-5281 [login.aspx]
  57. Aers, D, Preface to special issue: From Medieval Christianities to the Reformation, JMEMS, vol. 27 (1997), pp. 139-143
  58. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  59. 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
  60. Aers, D, Reflections on Gower as ’Sapiens in Ethics and Politics, in Re-Visioning Gower, edited by Yeager, RF (1998), Pegasus
  61. Aers, D, Written Work: Review Essay, YLS, vol. 12 (1998), pp. 207-217
  62. 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 [Gateway.cgi]
  63. Aers, D, Vox Populi and the Literature of 1381, in Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature, edited by Wallace, D (1999), Cambridge UP
  64. 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
  65. 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
  66. Beckwith, S, Absent Presences: Resurrection Theatre in York, in Festschrift for Derek Pearsall, edited by Aers, D; Woodbridge, B; Brewer, (2000)
  67. Aers, D, Visionary Eschatology: Piers Plowman, Modern Theology, vol. 16 no. 1 (January, 2000), pp. 3-17, WILEY [doi]  [abs]
  68. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Introduction - Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 31 no. 3 (2001), pp. 443-444, ISSN 1082-9636 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  69. Beckwith, S, Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, JMEMS, vol. 31 (2001)
  70. 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
  71. Aers, D, Practices of growing old in the Middle Ages, in The Christian Practice of Growing Old, edited by Hauerwas, S (2003), Eerdmans
  72. Aers, D, Wyclif, Poverty and the Poor, Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 17 (2003), pp. 55-72
  73. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  74. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  75. 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
  76. 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.
  77. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  78. Aers, D, Langland, in Oxford University Press Encyclopaedia on Medieval Literature (2006)
  79. Aers, D, The Laborer’s Two Bodies, in Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 19 (2007), pp. 226-236
  80. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  81. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Discerning the Body, in Collection on Medieval and ReformationCulture, edited by Cummings, B; Simpson, J (2008), Oxford UP
  82. Aers, D, Salvation and sin: Augustine, Langland, and fourteenth-century theology, Salvation and Sin: Augustine, Langland, and Fourteenth Century Theology (2009), pp. 1-284  [abs]
  83. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  84. Aers, D; Smith, N, English Reformations: Historiography, Theology, and Narrative, edited by Aers, D; Smith, N, JMEMS, vol. 40 (2010), Princeton University Press
  85. 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 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]  [abs]
  86. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, The Eucharist, in Cultural Reformations, edited by Simpson, J; Cummings, B (2011), Oxford University Press
  87. Aers, D, Langland on the Church and the End of the Cardinal Virtues, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 42 no. 1 (January, 2012), pp. 59-81, Duke University Press, ISSN 1082-9636 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  88. 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 [doi]
  89. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Conversions, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 48 no. 3 (September, 2018), pp. 433-434, Duke University Press [doi]

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