These sites are in alphabetical order and do not reflect any kind of hierarchy.
They are selected to complement the medieval and medieval women episodes of Dr. John Lienhard's
The Engines of Our Ingenuity from the University of Houston's KUHF Public Radio station, and
to assist in further research. Links to an Engines page are indicated with three blue
bullets, thus: .
-- Sherron Lux, Medievalist and Librarian
The Anthology of
Middle English Literature (1350-1485), a frequently-linked site from Luminarium, includes
Essays and Articles as well as Primary Texts (both full and partial) and Additional Sources, all
linked. Margery Kempe and Julian of Norwich are among the featured authors.
The extensive website of the
International Marie de France Society includes ALL of Marie's Lais and several of her
Fables in English translation as well as some in Old French and other languages, an informative Introduction, the texts of several Related
Works, links to Secondary Sources as well as to Marie's World and to Her Works, and information about the International Marie de France Society.
Literary Sources -- Medieval page from Jack Lynch of Rutgers for links to a wide variety of
sites, part of his Literary Resources on the
The Online Medieval & Classical Library from Berkeley consists of a number of full texts, including editions of Chaucer and translations of Chretien de Troyes, as well as Chronicles and Sagas.
Find Middle English literary texts at the
TEAMS Middle English Texts site. This extensive site of online texts, "published
for TEAMS (The Consortium for the Teaching of the Middle Ages) in association with the University
of Rochester by Medieval Institute Publications," General Editor Russell Peck, is uploaded and
maintained by Alan Lupack of the University of Rochester. Texts include scholarly introductions
with select bibliographies and background studies and, on occasion, manuscript listings; those
featuring female characters include (I've linked to the Introductions, which link to the texts):
Go HOME, or to one of
the other Women in the Middle Ages biblio-index pages:
Created April 1998 by Sherron Lux
UPDATED January 2002
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