Medievalist Poetry Collections

This is a list of 20th- and 21st-century poetry collections that may be of interest to medievalists. Patience Agbabi, Telling Tales (Canongate, 2014) Adaptation of Chaucer's Canterbury Tales. Maryann Corbett, Mid Evil (U Evansville Press, 2014) Medievalist miscellany from Christine de Pizan to Old English riddles. Hilary Davies, In a Valley of This Restless Mind (Enitharmon …

Medieval Women Poets in Translation

I've compiled this woefully incomplete list of medieval women's poetry in translation partly as self-promotion and partly in order to share resources. Additions are welcome. Happy #WITMonth, everyone! Classical Arabic, 4000 BCE – 1492 CE Abdullah al-Udhari, tr. & ed. Classical Poems by Arab Women. Saqui Books, 1999. Hebrew, 10th – mid-15th centuries Shirley Kaufman, …

Vintage Sapphic Poets

This is a resource list that I originally compiled for my Tumblr site. It is an extensive (though by no means complete) catalogue of lesbian and bi+ women poets who are no longer living. Additions will be welcome! Sappho (ca. 620–550 B.C.), obviously. Ancient Greek. I’d recommend Mary Barnard’s translation. Bieiris de Romans (13th century). She wrote a …