Reviews of My Work
Posted July 26, 1998. Last modified June 12, 2009.
"McNelis is no dusty medievalist."
--Lingua Franca, The Real Guide to Grad School (p. 113)
This page lists reviews and citations of my work, as well as some of the Web pages which maintain links to my own. Review grades apply to each volume as a whole, and are those listed in the Expanded Academic Index.
Reviews and citations of my print publications:
- Citations of my unpublished dissertation, which I am currently rewriting as an edition of The Master of Game by Edward, Second Duke of York, to be published in the Middle English Texts series:
- Walker, Alison T. Dissertation in progress on Henry V, in the English department at UCLA.
- Sánchez-Martí, Jordi. "The Test of Venery in Ipomadon A." Studia Neophilologica 79 (2007): 148-158.
- Putter, Ad. "The Ways and Words of the Hunt: Notes on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, The Master of Game, Sir Tristrem, Pearl, and Saint Erkenwald." Chaucer Review 40 (2006): 354-85.
- Marvin, William. Hunting Law and Ritual in Medieval English Literature. Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2006.
- Dodman, Trevor. "Hunting to Teach: Class, Pedagogy, and Maleness in The Master of Game and Sir Gawain and the Green Knight." Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 17 (2005): 413-44.
- Scott-MacNab, David. A Fifteenth-Century Sporting Lexicon: The 'J.B. Treatise.' Medium Ævum Monographs, New Series XXIII (Oxford: Society for the Study of Medieval Languages and Literature, 2003).
- Review of Michael D. C. Drout, ed., J.R.R. Tolkien Encyclopedia: Scholarship and Critical Assessment (New York: Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group, 2007), containing my articles on "Artistic Movements" and "Langland, William":
- Kelly Wickham-Crowley, in Tolkien Studies 4 (2007): 266-278 (273).
- Of Houwen, L. A. J. R., ed., Animals and the Symbolic in Mediaeval Art and Literature, Mediaevalia Groningana 20 (Groningen: Egbert Forsten, 1997), containing my analytic "A Greyhound Should Have 'Eres in the Manere of a Serpent': Bestiary Material in the Hunting Manuals Livre de chasse and The Master of Game":
- P. R. Kitson, in English Studies 80 (1999): 182-7.
- Karen Meier Reeds, in The Quarterly Review of Biology 72 (1997): 454-5.
- "Brief Notices": Speculum 73 (1998): 929.
- Cited by:
- Hassig, Debra, in Mark of the Beast. Garland Medieval Caseboooks. New York: Routledge, 2000.
- Ramm, Ben, in "The Significance of the chienet in Old French Romance", Parergon 22.1 (2005): 47-69 at n. 18, p. 53 (an indirect reference via Houwen; mine is the only essay in the book cited that addresses the topic).
- Citation of "The Pen Mightier than the Sword? Hrothgar's Hilt, Theory, and Philology," in M. J. Toswell, ed., "Doubt Wisely": A Festschrift in Honour of E. G. Stanley (London and New York: Routledge, 1996):
- Lerer, Seth, in Error and the Academic Self: The Scholarly Imagination, Medieval to Modern. Columbia, 2003 (p. 294, n. 85).
- Reviews of Françoise M. Le Saux, ed., The Text and Tradition of Layamon's 'Brut' (Boydell and Brewer, 1993), containing my analytic "Layamon as Auctor":
- Christopher Cannon, in Modern Language Review 92 (1997): 423-4. Review grade: B.
- Daniel Donoghue, in The Journal of English and Germanic Philology 96 (1997): 105-9. Review grade: A.
- John Frankis, in Notes and Queries 43 (1996): 312-13. Review grade: A.
- Thorlac Turville-Petre, in The Review of English Studies 48 (1997): 84-5. Review grade: A.
- Cited by:
- Mark C. Amodio, in Writing the Oral Tradition: Oral Poetics and Literate Culture in Medieval England (Notre Dame, 2004), pp. 115-6, 239.
- Matej Marcek, of my 1982 newspaper article "Artificial Intelligence: Much Ado about Nothing," in Artificial Intelligence: "Much ado about not very much ?!". Research paper for seminar Grundlagen wissenschaftlichen Arbeitens (Thema: Können Computer denken?), 2.0 PS, WS 2004 (185.170). Theoretische Informatik und Logik, Technische Universität Wien, 2004.
Reviews and citations of the Medieval Science Homepage
Citations and links:
- Print citations of the Medieval Science Homepage:
- James Edward McClellan and Harold Dorn, Science and Technology in World History: An Introduction. Baltimore, Maryland: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2006.
- Sharon Gilman and Florence Glaze, "How Science Survived--Medieval Manuscripts as Fossils", in Science 25 February 2005: 1208-1209.
- Elspeth Whitney, Medieval Science and Technology. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2004.
- Dennis A. Trinkle and Scott A. Merriman. The History Highway 3.0: A Guide to Internet Resources. Armonk, New York: M. E. Sharpe, 2002.