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Publications of David Aers    :chronological  alphabetical  combined  bibtex listing:

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 9780268074845  [abs]
  2. Aers, D, Salvation and Sin: Augustine, Langland, and Fourteenth-Century Theology (April, 2009), pp. 1-284, Notre Dame University Press
  3. Aers, D, Sanctifying Signs: Making Christian Tradition in Late Medieval England (2004), pp. 284 pages, Notre Dame University Press
  4. Aers, D, Faith, Ethics and Church: Writing in England 1360-1409 (2000), Brewer
  5. 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)].)
  6. Aers, D, Community, Gender and Individual Identity in English Writing: 1360-1430 (1988), Routledge
  7. Aers, D, Chaucer (1985), Harvester
  8. with Aers, D; Hodge, B; Kress, G, Literature, Language and Society in England, 1580-1680 (1981), Gill and Macmillan, Barnes and Noble
  9. with Aers, D; Cook, J; Punter, D, Romanticism and Ideology (1765-1850) (1981), Routledge KP
  10. Aers, D, Chaucer, Langland, and the Creative Imagination (1980), Routledge KP
  11. 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. Beckwith, S, Reform and Cultural Revolution: Writing English Literary History 1350-1547, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 35 (2005)
  3. Beckwith, S, Hermeneutics and Ideology: Reading Medieval and Early Modern Texts, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 33.1 no. 1 (2003)
  4. Beckwith, S, Sacrifice, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, vol. 31.3 no. 3 (2001)
  5. Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry, edited by Aers, D (2000), Brewer
  6. Aers, D, Desire: Its Subjects, Objects, and Histories, edited by Aers, D; Wharton, A, vol. 27.3 no. 3 (1997)
  7. Christianities: Medieval and Early Modern, edited by Aers, D, vol. 27.2 no. 2 (1997) (with preface.)
  8. Historical Inquiries/Psychoanalytic Criticism/Gender Studies, edited by Aers, D, vol. 26.2 no. 2 (1996) (with preface.)
  9. Culture and History: 1350-1600, edited by Aers, D (1992), Harvester Wheatsheaf and Wayne State UP
  10. Medieval Literature: Criticism, Ideology and History, edited by Aers, D (1986), Harvester
  11. Paradise Lost, Book VII (1974), Cambridge UP

Essays/Articles/Chapters in Books

  1. Aers, D; Leo, R, Unintended Reformations?, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 46 no. 3 (September, 2016), pp. 455-483 [doi]
  2. Aers, D, Langland on the Church and the End of the Cardinal Virtues, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 42 no. 1 (2012), pp. 59-81, ISSN 1082-9636 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  3. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, The Eucharist, in Cultural Reformations, edited by Simpson, J; Cummings, B (2011), Oxford University Press
  4. Aers, D; Smith, N, English Reformations, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 40 no. 3 (2010), pp. 425-438, ISSN 1082-9636 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  5. Aers, D; Smith, N, English Reformations: Historiography, Theology, and Narrative, edited by Aers, D; Smith, N, JMEMS, vol. 40 (2010), Princeton University Press
  6. Aers, D, This is my body. The presence of Christ in Reformation thought, The Journal of Ecclesiastical History, vol. 60 no. 2 (April, 2009), pp. 368-368, ISSN 0022-0469 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  7. Aers, D, Salvation and sin: Augustine, Langland, and fourteenth-century theology, Salvation and Sin: Augustine, Langland, and Fourteenth-Century Theology (2009), pp. 1-284
  8. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Discerning the Body, in Collection on Medieval and ReformationCulture, edited by Cummings, B; Simpson, J (2008), Oxford UP
  9. 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]
  10. Aers, D, The Laborer’s Two Bodies, in Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 19 (2007), pp. 226-236
  11. Aers, D, Langland, in Oxford University Press Encyclopaedia on Medieval Literature (forthcoming)
  12. 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.
  13. Aers, D; Beckwith, S, Reform and cultural revolution: Introduction, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, vol. 35 no. 1 (2005), pp. 3-11, ISSN 1082-9636 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  14. Aers, D, Practices of growing old in the Middle Ages, in The Christian Practice of Growing Old, edited by Hauerwas, S (2003), Eerdmans
  15. Aers, D, Wyclif, Poverty and the Poor, Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 17 (2003), pp. 55-72
  16. 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]
  17. 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]
  18. 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
  19. 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
  20. 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]
  21. Beckwith, S, Sacrifice: Medieval and Early Modern, edited by Aers, D; Beckwith, S, JMEMS, vol. 31 (2001)
  22. Aers, D, Visionary Eschatology: Piers Plowman, Modern Theology, vol. 16 no. 1 (January, 2000), pp. 3-17 [doi]
  23. 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
  24. Beckwith, S, Absent Presences: Resurrection Theatre in York, in Festschrift for Derek Pearsall, edited by Aers, D; Woodbridge, B; Brewer, (2000)
  25. Aers, D, Vox Populi and the Literature of 1381, in Cambridge History of Medieval English Literature, edited by Wallace, D (1999), Cambridge UP
  26. 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
  27. Aers, D, Reflections on Gower as ’Sapiens in Ethics and Politics, in Re-Visioning Gower, edited by Yeager, RF (1998), Pegasus
  28. Aers, D, Written Work: Review Essay, YLS, vol. 12 (1998), pp. 207-217
  29. 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]
  30. Aers, D, Christianity for Courtly Subjects: Reflections on the Gawain-poet, in A Companion to the Gawain-Poet, edited by Brewer, D (Jan. 1997), Brewer
  31. Aers, D, Preface to special issue: From Medieval Christianities to the Reformation, JMEMS, vol. 27 (1997), pp. 139-143
  32. 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]
  33. 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]
  34. Aers, D, Preface to special issue on Historical Inquiries/Psychoanalytic Criticism/Gender Studies, JMEMS, vol. 26 (1996), pp. 199-208
  35. Aers, D, Figuring forth the Body of Christ: Devotion and Politics, vol. 2 (1995), pp. 1-14
  36. Aers, D, Representing the humanity of Christ: devotion and politics in Piers Plowman, Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 8 (1995), pp. 107-125
  37. Aers, D, A Response [to K. Biddick, "Becoming Ethnographic"], Essays in Medieval Studies, vol. 2 (1995), pp. 38-41
  38. 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]
  39. 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]
  40. 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
  41. 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
  42. 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]
  43. 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]
  44. 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]
  45. Aers, D, The Self-Mourning: Reflections on Pearl, Speculum: a Journal of Medieval Studies, vol. 68 (1993), pp. 54-73
  46. Aers, D, Medievalists and Deconstruction: An exemplum, in From Medieval to Medievalism, edited by Simons, J (1992), Macmillan
  47. Aers, D, Introduction and A Whisper in the Ear of Early Modernists, in Culture and History, edited by Aers, D (1992)
  48. 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]
  49. 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]
  50. 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]
  51. 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]
  52. 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
  53. 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]
  54. 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]
  55. 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]
  56. 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]
  57. 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]
  58. 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 & Society, vol. 52 (July, 1988), pp. 243-246, ISSN 0036-8237 [40402878]
  59. Aers, D, Review of The Poor In The Middle Ages: An Essay in Social History by M. Mollatt, Science & Society, vol. 52 no. 2 (1988), pp. 243-246, ISSN 0036-8237 [Gateway.cgi]
  60. Aers, D, Rewriting the Middle Ages, Some Suggestions, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. 18 no. 2 (1988), pp. 221-240 [Gateway.cgi]
  61. Aers, D, Rewriting the Middle Ages, Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies, vol. 18 (1988), pp. 221-40
  62. Aers, D, Humanism Historicized, Essays in Criticism, vol. 38 (1988), pp. 325-334
  63. 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
  64. Aers, D, The Good Shepherds of Medieval Criticism, Southern Review, vol. 20 (1987), pp. 168-189
  65. Aers, D, Reflections on the Allegory of the Theologians, Ideology and Piers Plowman, in Medieval Literature, edited by Aers, D (1986)
  66. Aers, D, Piers Plowman e le tradizioni di protesta sociale e religiosa, in STORIA DELLA CIVILTA LETTERARIA INGLESE, edited by Medieval Literature (1986)
  67. Aers, D, Of propre kynde, English (1986), pp. 268-73
  68. 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]
  69. Aers, D, Review of 'The Canterbury Tales' by Pearsall, English, vol. 35 no. 153 (1986), pp. 268-273, ISSN 0013-8215 [Gateway.cgi]
  70. 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
  71. Aers, D, Representations of the Third Estate: Social Conflict and its Milieu around 1381, Communication, Politics and Culture, vol. 16 no. 3 (1983), pp. 335-349, ISSN 0038-4526 [Gateway.cgi]
  72. 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]
  73. 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]
  74. Aers, D, Strategies for Representing Revolution, in 1789: Reading, Writing, Revolution, edited by Barker, F (1982), University of Essex  [author's comments]
  75. 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]
  76. 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
  77. 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]
  78. 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)
  79. 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)]
  80. 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]
  81. Aers, D, ’Darke texts need notes’: Versions of the Self in Donne’s Verse Epistles, Literature and History, vol. 8 (1978), pp. 2-19
  82. 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]
  83. Aers, D, Authority - Chaucer’s Dream Poetry, Essays in Criticism, vol. 27 (1977), pp. 159-62
  84. Aers, D, Blake and the Dialectics of Sex, ELH, vol. 44 (1977), pp. 500-14
  85. Aers, D, Chaucer’s Book of the Duchess, Durham Univ. Journal, vol. 69 (1977), pp. 201-210
  86. 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]
  87. Aers, D, William Blake and the Dialectics of Sex, ELH (English Literary History), vol. 44 no. 3 (1977), pp. 500-514, Johns Hopkins University Press, ISSN 1080-6547 [Gateway.cgi], [doi]
  88. 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]

Book Reviews

  1. 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

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