JSTOR offers high-quality scholarly journals and ebooks in a variety of disciplines for medieval studies, encompassing history, literature, philosophy, art history, and more, including an increasing amount of Open Access and free content.

Medieval authors and texts in JSTOR Lives of Literature

To support our institutions during the COVID-19 crisis, JSTOR and our participating publishers have made an expanded set of content freely available. This includes the JSTOR Lives of Literature collection, which is devoted to the deep study of writers and texts associated with core literary movements, including Medieval Authors & Texts. Please contact your librarian if your institution has not yet taken advantage of this offer.

Highlights for medievalists include:

Angelicum The Journal of Medieval Latin Viking and Medieval Scandinavia Mawlana Rumi Review Romania

Angelicum, established in 1923 and published by the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas (Rome)

Journal of Medieval Latin and Viking and Medieval Scandinavia, which come to us from noted Medieval Studies publisher Brepols

Mawlana Rumi Review, devoted to the beloved Islamic Sufi poet

Romania, which, dating to 1872, is the longest-standing journal in Lives of Literature

Lives of Literature ebook collection

The JSTOR Lives of Literature ebook collection includes Medieval Authors & Texts and Medieval Religious Texts subdisciplines, which feature more than 50 titles. The ebooks enrich coverage by including authors and texts who may not have a single-author journal in the collection.

Titles of interest include:

Damnation and Salvation in Old Norse Literature Gratian's Tractatus de penitentia Hildegard of Bingen Piers Plowman- The B-Version Archetype (Bx) Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad- Emergence of a Personal History

Damnation and Salvation in Old Norse Literature, Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd

Gratian’s Tractatus de penitentia, The Catholic University of America Press

Hildegard of Bingen, University of Illinois Press

Piers Plowman: The B-Version Archetype (Bx), University of North Carolina Press

Structure and Features of Anna Komnene’s Alexiad, Amsterdam University Press

New scholarly ebooks

Books at JSTOR offers more than 85,000 ebooks from renowned scholarly publishers, integrated with journals and primary sources on JSTOR’s easy-to-use platform.

Medieval Sicily, al-Andalus, and the Maghrib- Writing in Times of Turmoil Prophecy, Fate and Memory in the Early Medieval Celtic WorldShinra Myōjin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian “Mediterranean The Monster Theory Reader

Medieval Sicily, Al-Andalus, and the Maghrib: Writing in Times of Turmoil, Arc Humanities Press, 2020.

Prophecy, Fate and Memory in the Early Medieval Celtic World, Sydney University Press, 2020.

Shinra Myōjin and Buddhist Networks of the East Asian “Mediterranean,” University of Hawai’i Press, 2020.

Also of interest to medievalists:

The Monster Theory Reader, University of Minnesota Press, 2020, which includes “Blood, Jews, and Monsters in Medieval Culture” by Bettina Bildhauer.

Open Access ebooks

JSTOR provides more than 6,000 Open Access ebooks from 75+ publishers at no cost to libraries or users. Here is a selection of titles relevant to medieval authors and texts, and you can find much more free content at jstor.org/open.

Chaucer and the Poets- An Essay on Troilus and Criseyde Petrarch and Boccaccio- The Unity of Knowledge in the Pre-modern World Piety in Pieces- How Medieval Readers Customized their Manuscripts Vertical Readings in Dante's Comedy- Volume 1

Chaucer and the Poets: An Essay on Troilus and Criseyde, Cornell University Press

Petrarch and Boccaccio: The Unity of Knowledge in the Pre-modern World, De Gruyter

Piety in Pieces: How Medieval Readers Customized their Manuscripts, Open Book Publishers

Vertical Readings in Dante’s Comedy: Volume 1, Open Book Publishers

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