Dr. Vickie Larsen
Campus Phone: (810) 424-5656
B.A. University of California, Riverside
Ph.D. University of Iowa
Research and Teaching Interests
The reception of late medieval literatures, with an emphases on reading communities, women’s devotional reading practices, and manuscript and printed book trades
Courses I Teach
205 The Bible as Literature: The Hebrew Bible/Old Testament
206 The Bible as Literature: The New Testament and Lost Gospels
241 Elements of Literary Analysis
301/WGS 301: Medieval Women and Literature
303 Medieval Literature
310 Chaucer and the 14th Century
500 English Studies: Issues and Methods
522 Medieval Devotional Literatures
“'Constant inward looking,’ Medieval Devotional Literature, and the Concordium-Fruitlands Library.” Studies in Medievalism 24 (2015): forthcoming.
co-authored with Mary-Katherine Curnow. "Hagiographic Ambition, Fabliau Humor, and Creature Comforts in The Book of Margery Kempe." Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 25.4 (2013): 284-302.
"Julian of Norwich in the Fifteenth Century: The Material Record, Maternal Devotion, and London, Westminster Cathedral Treasury MS 4." The Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History 14 (2011): 41-73.