Book Reviews

Here is a selection of book reviews written by our Principal, Dr Pamela O’Neill.  Click on the title to access the text of the review.

Review of Barnwell & Mostert (ed) Political Assemblies in the Earlier Middle Ages

Review of Baxter, Karkov, Nelson & Pelteret (ed) Early Medieval Studies in Memory of Patrick Wormald

Review of Blanton Signs of Devotion: The Cult of St AEthelthryth in Medieval England 695-1615

Review of Boyd (ed) Ollam: Studies in Gaelic and Related Traditions in Honor of Tomás Ó Cathasaigh

Review of Boyle & Hayden (ed) Authorities and Adaptations: the Reworking and Transmission of Textual Sources in Medieval Ireland

Review of Bredehoft Early English Metre

Review of Celtica 27

Review of Chapman Stacey Dark Speech: The Performance of Law in Early Ireland

Review of Clarke, Blackwell & Goldberg Early Medieval Scotland

Review of Cubitt (ed) Court Culture in the Early Middle Ages

Review of Davis Mysticism and Space

Review of Evans, Fulton & Matthews (ed) Medieval Cultural Studies: Essays in Honour of Stephen Knight

Review of Follett Céli Dé in Ireland

Review of Hartmann (ed) Flora and Fauna in the Middle Ages

Review of Kleist (ed) The Old English Homily: Precedent, Practice and Appropriation

Review of Lang Corpus of Anglo-Saxon Stone Sculpture VI Northern Yorkshire

Review of Lionarons Old English Literature in its Manuscript Context

Review of Mac Cana The Cult of the Sacred Centre: Essays on Celtic Ideology

Review of Mac Carthaigh & Uhlich Feilscribhinn do Cathal Ó hAinle

Review of McNally Ireland’s Ancient Stones: a Megalithic Heritage

Review of Minnis & Roberts (ed) Text Image Interpretation: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Literature and its Insular Context in Honour of Éamonn Ó Carragáin

Review of Mulder-Bakker & Wogan-Browne (ed) Household, Women and Christianities in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages

Review of Ní Bhrolcháin An Introduction to Early Irish Literature

Review of Noone (ed) Nicholas O’Donnell’s Autobiography

Review of O’Connor The Blessed and the Damned: Sinful Women and Unbaptised Children in Irish Folklore

Review of O’Halloran Golden Ages and Barbarous Nations: Antiquarian Debate and Cultural Politics in Ireland 1750-1800

Review of Simms Medieval Gaelic Sources

Review of Sobecki The Sea and Medieval English Literature

Review of Stout & Stout Newgrange

Review of Van Egmond Conversing with the Saints: Communication in Pre-Carolingian Hagiography from Auxerre

Review of Watson The Celtic Place-names of Scotland (introduction by Simon Taylor)

Review of Woolf From Pictland to Alba 789-1070

Review of Wycherley The Cult of Relics in Early Medieval Ireland