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Verini, Alexandra

Medieval; Early Modern

Kaplan 149
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• B.A., Courtauld Institute of Art, 2006
• M.A. Columbia University, 2010

Woman’s utopian writing; critical theory


“Performing Community and Place in the St Albans Psalter,” English Studies 98.1 (2017): 63-72.

“Models of Medieval Female Friendship in Christine de Pizan’s The Book of the City of Ladies and The Book of Margery Kempe,” Feminist Studies 42.2 (2016): 365-391.

“Visions of Medieval Queenship: Gender and Genre in La Estoire de Seint Aedward le Rei,” Medieval Feminist Forum, 50.2 (2015): 5-32.

“Reading Between the Lines: Female Friendship in Osbern Bokenham’s Life of St Katherine of Alexandria,” Magistra: Women’s Spirituality in History 17.2 (2011): 53-70.”

“A New Kingdom of Femininity”: Women’s Utopias in Early English Culture and Imagination (1405-1666)


Interest Areas
• Medieval Studies
• Renaissance & Early Modern Studies