Tag: Julie A Chappell

Q&A with the editors of Bad Girls & Transgressive Women

And now for some fun with Julie Chappell and Mallory Young, the editors of Bad Girls and Transgressive Women in Popular Television, Fiction, and Film. While gathering my thoughts and impressions to compose a review of the clever and timely anthology they’d assembled, I…

Bad Girls and Transgressive Women—Review!

Are you looking for a provocative collection of essays for your syllabus this fall? Take a look at Bad Girls and Transgressive Women in Popular Television, Fiction, and Film, edited by Julie A. Chappell and Mallory Young (Palgrave Macmillan 2017). The title caught my…

March is Women’s History Month!

Last night, sublime music, women’s voices soaring in a Medieval Women’s Choir concert at Trinity Church. I was transfixed, transported by the voices. During the instrumentals I closed my eyes and watched all my beloved characters dancing to the vielle and harp. Members of…

Review of Perilous Passages published

My review of Perilous Passages: The Book of Margery Kempe, 1534-1934, Julie A. Chappell (Palgrave 2013) is up on “medievally speaking,” the blog of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism: http://medievallyspeaking.blogspot.com/2014/04/chappell-perilous-passages.html Academic sleuthing at its best. You’ll remember Julie as one of…

Ring Out the Old, Ring In the New

I just wanted to take a moment to thank all of you for your companionship this past year. I enjoy sharing with you my fascination with the writing life and all things medieval. I thought it would be fun to share with you some…