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Publications of Helen Solterer    :recent first  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:


  1. 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.)
  2. 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
  3. 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]
  4. Solterer, H, Timely Fictions (2017)

Book in Progress

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

Book Reviews

  1. 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]
  2. 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]
  3. SOLTERER, H, Dismembering, Remembering the Châtelain de Couci, Romance Philology, vol. 46 no. 2 (November, 1992), pp. 103-124, ISSN 0035-8002 [Gateway.cgi]
  4. 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]
  5. 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]
  6. 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]
  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, 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]
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. Solterer, H, review of Jody Enders, Murder by Accident: Medieval Theater, Modern Media, Critical Intentions, H France Review, vol. 10 (October) no. 156 (2010)
  12. Solterer, H, “Strange or Elegant or Foul Matter,”, Exemplaria, 25 (2013) (2013), pp. 79-92 (A Book-review essay.) [1041257312Z.00000000026]
  13. Solterer, H, A timely villon: Anachrony and premodern poetic fiction, New Literary History, vol. 52 no. 2 (June, 2021), pp. 311-334 [doi]


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

Articles in a Collection

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Solterer, H, Theatre and Theatricality, in The Cambridge Companion to Medieval French Literature (2008), pp. 181-194, Cambridge University Press
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. "Another Land’s End of Literature”, in Founding Feminisms in Medieval Studies (2016), pp. 153-168, Boydell & Brewer
  14. 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