Professor Jane Roberts

Contact details

Name:
Professor Jane Roberts
Qualifications:
FSA, FES
Position/Fellowship type:
Senior Research Fellow
Institute:
Institute of English Studies
Location:
Room 244 Senate House Malet Street London WC1E 7HU
Phone:
0207 862 8814
Email address:
jane.roberts@sas.ac.uk

Publication Details

Related publications/articles:

Date Details
01-Aug-2021 ‘Death the Grim Hunter’

Chapters

in Old English Tradition: Essays in Honor of J. R. Hall, ed. Lindy Brady, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 578 (Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval & Renaissance Studies, 2021),  pp. 21–35

01-Jun-2021 Charles C. Rozier, Writing History in the Community of St Cuthbert, c.700–1130: From Bede to Symeon of Durham, Writing History in the Middle Ages 7 (York: York Medieval Press. 2020)

Review

Library & Information History 37.2 (2021), 182–83

01-Nov-2020 ‘The Royal Psalter: reading the whole book’

Journal articles

Poetica 93 & 94 (2000): 15–28

01-Nov-2020 Gerald P. Dyson, Priests and their Books in Anglo-Saxon England, Anglo-Saxon Studies 34 (Woodbridge: The Boydell Press, 2019)

Review

Library & Information History 36.1 (2020): 57–58

01-Aug-2020 ‘Guthlac on a Roll: BL, Harley MS Y. 6’

Chapters

in Guthlac, Crowland’s Saint, eds Jane Roberts and Alan Thacker (Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2020), pp. 242−73

01-Aug-2020 ‘Introduction to Guthlac’s Life and Cult’

Chapters

with Alan Thacker, in Guthlac, Crowland’s Saint, eds Jane Roberts and Alan Thacker (Donington: Shaun Tyas, 2020), pp. xiv–xlvi

01-Nov-2019 ‘Did La3amon shun French?’

Journal articles

Journal of Philology 67–68.3–4 (2019): 149–55

01-Nov-2019 ‘Palaeography and Codicology’

Chapters

with Pamela Robinson, in A Companion to the History of the Book, 3nd ed., ed. Simon Eliot and Jonathan Rose, 2 vols (Hoboken, New Jersey; Chichester, West Sussex, England : Wiley-Blackwell, 2020), I, pp. 51–64

01-Jul-2019 ‘Introduction’

Articles

to re-issue: George Kane, Middle English Literature, Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World 24 (London: Routledge, 2019), 5 pp. at front of book

01-Jul-2019 Sebastian J. Langdell, Thomas Hoccleve. Religious Reform, Transnational Poetics, and the Invention of Chaucer (Liverpool: Liverpool University Press, 2018)

Review

Review of English Studies 70. 295 (June 2019): 552–54

01-Mar-2019 ‘A mistaken name for King Lot’

Journal articles

Notes and Queries 66.1 (March 2019): 34–36

01-Jan-2019 ‘Some thoughts about the Old English WEAVING and SPINNING terms’

Conference papers

in Aspects of Medieval English Language and Literature, Studies in English Medieval Language and Literature Vol. 55 (Peter Lang, 2019), pp. 259–72 (ISBN: 978-3-631-78032-9)

01-Aug-2018 'Language, culture, and society in Russian/English studies': the proceedings of the sixth conference, 27–28 July 2015

Conference papers

ed. Emma Volodarskaya and Jane Roberts ISBN 978-5-88966-097-2

01-Jun-2018 ‘On peoples and places named in the Old English translation of the Vita S. Guthlaci’

Conference papers

in ‘Language, culture, and society in Russian/English studies’: the proceedings of the fifth conference, 5−6 August 2014,   180–92

01-Jun-2018 'Language, culture, and society in Russian/English studies': the proceedings of the fifth conference, 5?6 August 2014

Edited Book

ed. Emma Volodarskaya and Jane Roberts [London, 2015] ISBN 978-5-88966-096-5

31-Jan-2018 ‘The Hand and Script’

Research aids

for University of Calgary / British Library Website on London, British Library, Cotton MS Nero A. x

04-Dec-2017 Julia Marvin, The Construction of Vernacular History in the Anglo-Norman Prose Brut Chronicle: The Manuscript Culture of Late Medieval England

Review

Julia Marvin, The Construction of Vernacular History in the Anglo-Norman Prose Brut Chronicle: The Manuscript Culture of Late Medieval England (York: York Medieval Press in association with The Boydell Press, 2017): Journal of the Early Book Society (2017), 299–302

04-Sep-2017 Loss, replacement and some Old English words that died out

Chapters

in The Daily Lives of the Anglo-Saxons, edited by Carole Biggam, Carole Hough and Daria Izdebska, Essays in Anglo-Saxon Studies 8, Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies (ACMRS) 2018, pp. 17−41

01-Sep-2017 English Without Boundaries: reading English from China to Canada

Edited Book

 ed. Jane Roberts and Trudi L. Darby (Newcastle: Cambridge Scholars, 2017)

09-May-2017 Some Anglo-Saxon Psalters and their Glosses

Chapters

in The Psalms and Medieval English Literature. From the Conversion to the Reformation, ed. Tamara Atkin and Francis Leneghan (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2017), pp. 37–71

01-Apr-2017 Review: Margaret Connolly and Raluca Radulescu, eds, Insular Books: Vernacular manuscript miscellanies in late medieval Britain

Review

History 102.350 (April, 2017)

01-Jan-2017 Review: Emily Steiner and Lynn Ransom, eds, Taxonomies of Knowledge: Information and Order in Medieval Manuscripts

Review

The Lawrence J. Schoenberg Studies in Manuscript Culture, 2 (Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2015): History 102.349 (Jan. 2017): 129-31

23-Nov-2016 Blunder, Error, Mistake, Pitfall: Trawling the OED with the Help of the Historical Thesaurus

with Louise Sylvester, in ‘Errors: Communication and its Discontents’, Altre Modernità 17 (2017), 18–35

23-Nov-2016 Oswald Cockayne (c.1808–1873)

Journal articles

Daniel F. Kenneally and Jane Roberts, ‘Oswald Cockayne (c.1808–1873)’, Poetica 86 (2016), 107–37

01-Sep-2016 Silent Reading

Chapters

Mapping English Metaphor Through Time (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), pp. 243-59

 

01-Sep-2016 Helen Foxhall Forbes, Heaven and Earth in Anglo-Saxon England: Theology and Society in an Age of Faith

Review

 Helen Foxhall Forbes, Heaven and Earth in Anglo-Saxon England: Theology and Society in an Age of Faith (Farnham, UK and Burlington, VT: Ashgate, 2013): The Journal of Theological Studies 2016

01-Feb-2016 ‘Aldred: glossator and book historian’

Chapters

in The Old English Gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels, ed. Julia Fernández Cuesta and Sara M. Pons-Sanz, Buchreihe der Anglia, 50 (Berlin/Boston: de Gruyter, 2016), pp. 37–59

13-Jan-2016 Kane from Canada

 ed. Mary Kane and Jane Roberts (Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2016)

03-Aug-2015 New online edition of A Thesaurus of Old English created 2015 by Fraser Dallachy and Brian Aitken, with input from Marc Alexander and Jane Roberts. <http://oldenglishthesaurus.arts.gla.ac.uk/.

Research aids

10-Jul-2015 On peoples and places named in the Old English translation of the Vita S. Guthlaci

Chapters

in 'Language, culture, and society in Russian/English studies': the proceedings of the fifth conference, 5−6 August 2014, ed. Emma Volodarskaya and Jane Roberts [London, 2015], pp. 282−302

01-Oct-2014 ‘A Context for the Exeter Book: some suggestions but no conclusions’

Articles

In Aspects of Anglo-Saxon and Medieval England, ed. M. Ogura (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 2014), pp. 31-48.

01-Sep-2014 ‘Christ III’ , ‘Cynewulf’, ‘Guthlac, St’

Edited Book

 ‘Christ III’ , ‘Cynewulf’, ‘Guthlac, St’, updated entries in The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England, 2nd ed., ed. Michael Lapidge, John Blair, Simon Keynes, and Donald Scragg (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2014), pp. 107-108, 136-37, 227-28.

01-Sep-2014 Guthlac of Crowland: Celebrating 1300 Years’ in Networks and Neighbours

 ‘Guthlac of Crowland: Celebrating 1300 Years’ in Networks and Neighbours 2.3 (2014), 431-40:
2014 conference report; pdf at http://networksandneighbours.org/index.php/n

01-Jan-2014 ‘Guthlac of Crowland: Celebrating 1300 Years’ in Networks and Neighbours 2.3 (2014), 431-40

Journal articles

01-Jan-2014 Emerging Empires: England and Muscovy in the Sixteenth and Seventeenth Centuries (Moscow—London, 2014). ISBN 978-5-88966-096-5

Edited Book

Edited with Emma Volodarskaya

01-Oct-2013 Review: Donald Scragg, A Conspectus of Scribal Hans Writing English, 960-1100

(Publications of the Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon studies, 11) Cambridge, Brewer (D. S.) 2012, XXII-94 pp., 6 ill for Speculum 88.4 (Oct 2013), 1165-66 

02-Sep-2013 Proliferating script classifications

Edited Book

 ‘Proliferating script classifications’, in Ex Philologia Lux: Essays in Honour of Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, edited by Jukka Tyrkkö, Olga Timofeeva and Maria Salenius, Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki, Tome XC (Helsinki: Société Néophilologique, 2013), pp. 45–56

02-Sep-2013 Animals and hunting in La?amon’s Brut

Papers

‘Animals and hunting in La3amon’s Brut’, in Studies in Modern English: The Thirtieth Anniversary Publication of the Modern English Association, ed. Ken Nakagawa (Tokyo: Eihosha, 2013), 3-19

02-Sep-2013 Pages from the Past: Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Book

Review

M. B. Parkes, Pages from the Past: Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books, ed. P. R. Robinson and Rivkah Zim (Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2012), Journal of the Early Book Society 15 (2012), 387-91

01-Jul-2013 IV International Conference ‘Language, Culture, and Society in Russian / English Studies

Edited Book

 IV International Conference ‘Language, Culture, and Society in Russian / English Studies’ 22–23 July, 2013 The Proceedings, ed. Jane Roberts and Emma Volodarskaya (London, [2014]), 236 pp. [most editorial work and wrote ‘Introduction’ pp. 6-11]

01-Jun-2013 Reading La3amon's Brut: Approaches and Explorations

Edited Book

Reading La3amon's Brut: Approaches and Explorations. Eds. Rosamund Allen, Jane Roberts and Carole Weinberg. DQR Studies in Literature 52 (Amsterdam/New York: Rodopi, 2013). Pp. XIII, 768.

01-Jun-2013 'Getting La3amon's Brut into Sharper Focus'

Articles

In Reading La3amon's Brut (2013), pp. 443-469.

01-Jan-2013 ‘Animals and hunting in La?amon’s Brut’, in Studies in Modern English: The Thirtieth Anniversary Publication of the Modern English Association, ed. Ken Nakagawa (Tokyo: Eihosha, 2013), 3-19

Articles

01-Jan-2013 ‘Proliferating script classifications’, in Ex Philologia Lux: Essays in Honour of Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, edited by Jukka Tyrkkö, Olga Timofeeva and Maria Salenius, Mémoires de la Société Néophilologique de Helsinki, Tome XC (Helsinki: Société Néophilologique, 2013), pp. 45–56

Articles

01-Jan-2013 Review: Erik Kwakkel, Rosamond McKitterick & Rodney Thomson (eds). Turning over a New Leaf: Change and Development in the Medieval Manuscript. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2012). 224 p. ill. ISBN: 9789087281557. $45.00; Erik Kwakkel (ed.) Writing in Context: Insular Manuscript Culture 500-1200. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Book Culture. Leiden: Leiden University Press, 2013. 318 p. ill. ISBN: 9789087281823. $45.00. SHARP News 24.2 (2015), 22-23

Review

02-Sep-2012 The Third Conference ‘Language, Culture, and Society in Russian / English Studies

Edited Book

The Third Conference ‘Language, Culture, and Society in Russian / English Studies’ 9–10 July 2012 The Proceedings, ed. Jane Roberts and Emma Volodarskaya (London, [2013]), 236 pp. [most editorial work and wrote ‘Introduction’ pp. 5-12]

09-Jul-2012 The Third Conference ‘Language, Culture, and Society in Russian / English Studies’ 9–10 July 2012 The Proceedings, ed. Jane Roberts and Emma Volodarskaya (London, [2013]), 236 pp.

Conference papers

01-Jan-2012 M. B. Parkes, Pages from the Past: Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books, ed. P. R. Robinson and Rivkah Zim (Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2012), Journal of the Early Book Society 15 (2012), 387-91

Review

01-Jan-2012 M. B. Parkes, Pages from the Past: Medieval Writing Skills and Manuscript Books, ed. P. R. Robinson and Rivkah Zim (Farnham, Surrey, and Burlington, VT: Ashgate Variorum, 2012), Journal of the Early Book Society 15 (2012), 387-91

Review

01-Jan-2012 ‘“Consider Lazarus”: A Context for Vercelli Homily VII’

Chapters

in Saints and Scholars. New Perspectives on Anglo-Saxon Literature and Culture in Honour of Hugh Magennis, ed. Stuart McWilliams (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2012), pp. 75-86

01-Jan-2012 The Second International Conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies’ 25-26 July, 2011. Senate House, University of London (2012).

Edited Book

 NB: Editorial work on this volume and Introduction, pp. 5-13

01-Jan-2012 The Second International Conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies’ 25-26 July, 2011. Senate House, University of London (2012).

Edited Book

 NB: Editorial work on this volume and Introduction, pp 5-13

01-Jan-2012 Review: The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume I (c.400-1100). Ed. RICHARD GAMESON. Pp. 827, ill. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012

Review

in Library & Information History 28.3 (2012), 240-42.

01-Jan-2012 Review: Christine Elsweiler. La?amon’s Brut Between Old English Heroic Poetry and Middle English Romance: A Study of the Lexical Fields ‘Hero’, ‘Warrior’ and ‘Knight’. Münchener Universitätsschriften 35. Frankfurt a.M. etc.: Lang, 2011, xix + 470 pp., 5 tables

Review

in Anglia 130.2 (2012), 293-97

01-Jan-2012 ‘George Kane 1916–2008’

Articles

in Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the British Academy, XI [2012], 420-45

01-Jan-2012 Review: The Cambridge History of the Book in Britain: Volume I (c.400-1100). Ed. RICHARD GAMESON. Pp. 827, ill. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012

Review

in Library & Information History 28.3 (2012), 240-42

01-Jan-2012 Review: Christine Elsweiler. La3amon’s Brut Between Old English Heroic Poetry and Middle English Romance: A Study of the Lexical Fields ‘Hero’, ‘Warrior’ and ‘Knight’. Münchener Universitätsschriften 35. Frankfurt a.M. etc.: Lang, 2011

Anglia 130.2 (2012), 293-97

01-Jan-2012 The Second International Conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies’ 25-26 July, 2011. Senate House, University of London (2012)

Edited Book

01-Jan-2011 IV International Conference ‘Language, Culture, and Society in Russian / English Studies’ 22–23 July, 2013 The Proceedings, ed. Jane Roberts and Emma Volodarskaya (London, [2014]), 236 pp.

Edited Book

01-Jan-2011 ‘On giving Scribe B a name and a clutch of London manuscripts written c. 1400’

Medium Ævum 80.2 (2011), 247-70

01-Jan-2011 ‘On the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary’

Edited Book

International Conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies. Senate House, University of London 20-21 July, 2010 (2011), p. 83–96

01-Jan-2011 Introduction

Articles

International Conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies. Senate House, University of London 20-21 July, 2010 (2011), p. 83–96

01-Jan-2011 ‘On adding some Old English into the HTOED’

Articles

St Hugh’s Chronicle 2009–2010, Number 83, 53–55

01-Jan-2011 ‘Ældad’s judgement’

Articles

Medieval Chronicle VII, ed. Juliana Dresvina and N. A. Sparks and (Amsterdam-New York: Rodopi, 2011), pp. 115–35

01-Jan-2011 Review: Working with Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, ed. Gale R. Owen-Crocker

Review

for Speculum 253-55

01-Jan-2011 Review: Joyce Tally Lionarons, The Homiletic Writings of Archbishop Wulfstan. A Critical Study, Anglo-Saxon Studies 7 (Woodbridge, D. S. Brewer: 2010)

Review

01-Jan-2011 ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies'

Edited Book

International Conference ‘Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies. Senate House, University of London 20-21 July, 2010 (2011), p. 83–96

01-Jan-2011 Anglo-Saxon Traces

Edited Book

edited by Jane Roberts and Leslie Webster (Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies) [2011]

01-Jan-2011 ‘Some psalter glosses in their immediate context’

Chapters

Palimpsests and the Literary Imagination of Medieval England, ed. Leo Carruthers, Raeleen Chai-Elsholz and Tatjana Silec (Palgrave) [2011], pp. 78–99

01-Jan-2010 ‘Multi-using materials from the Dictionary of Old English project’

Articles

Florilegium [2011]

01-Jan-2010 The History of the Book in the West 400–1455: 400 AD–1455

Ed. Jane Roberts and Pamela Robinson (Farnham, Surrey: Ashgate, 2010)

01-Jan-2010 ‘An Anglo-Saxon Glossed Psalter’

in Lambeth Palace Library; treasures from the collections of the Archbishops of Canterbury, ed. Richard Palmer (London: Scala Publishers Ltd, 2010), pp. 34–35

01-Jan-2009 Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary

Research aids

01-Jan-2008 ‘A Man “boca gleaw” and His Musings’

Chapters

Studies in Anglo-Saxon Culture Presented to Paul E. Szarmach, edited by Virginia Blanton and Helene Scheck (Tempe: MRTS, 2008) pp. 119-37

01-Jan-2008 'The Finnsburh Fragment, and its Lambeth provenance'

Articles

Notes and Queries (June 2008), 122-24.

01-Jan-2007 'The fates of and in Vercelli Homily XVI: some thoughts'

Chapters

Text, Language and Interpretation: Essays in Honour of Keiko Ikegami , ed. by Yoshiyuki Nakao, Shoko Ono, Naoko Shirai, Kaoru Noji and Masahiko Kanno (Tokyo: The Eihosa Ltd, 2007), 5-18

01-Jan-2007 'A Lancashire lease'

Articles

People and Texts: Relationships in Medieval Literature: Studies presented to Erik Kooper , edited by Thea Summerfield and Keith Busby, Costerus New Series 166 (Amsterdam: Rodopi, 2007), 161-74

01-Jan-2007 Lambeth Palace Library and its Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, exhibition mounted for the biennial conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists

Edited Book

Lambeth Palace Library and its Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts, exhibition mounted for the biennial conference of the International Society of Anglo-Saxonists, 3 August 2007, ed. by David Ganz and Jane Roberts with Richard Palmer (London, Taderon Press, 2007).

01-Jan-2007 Text, Image, Interpretation: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Literature and its Insular Context in Honour of Éamonn Ó Carragáin

With A. Minnis (eds.) Text, Image, Interpretation: Studies in Anglo-Saxon Literature and its Insular Context in Honour of Éamonn Ó Carragáin. Studies in the Early Middle Ages 18 (Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols, 2007).

01-Jan-2006 'Guthlac of Crowland and the Seals of the Cross'

Chapters

'Guthlac of Crowland and the Seals of the Cross', in The Place of the Cross in Anglo-Saxon England, ed. by Catherine E. Karkov, Sarah Larratt Keefer and Karen Louise Jolly, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (Cambridge: The Boydell Press, 2006), 113-28.

01-Jan-2006 'Aldred Signs Off from Glossing the Lindisfarne Gospels'

Chapters

Scribes and Texts in Anglo-Saxon England ', ed. Alexander Rumble, Manchester Centre for Anglo-Saxon Studies (Cambridge : D. S. Brewer, 2006), 28-43

01-Jan-2006 'What did Anglo-Saxon seals seal when?'

Chapters

The Power of Words: Essays in Lexicography, Lexicology and Semantics in Honour of Christian J. Kay , edited by Graham D. Caie, Carole Hough and Irené Wotherspoon, Costerus New Series 163 (Amsterdam-New York: Rodopi, 2006), 131-57

01-Jan-2006 'Some Thoughts on the Expression of "crippled" in Old English'

Essays for Joyce Hill on her Sixtieth Birthday , edited by Mary Swan, special issue of Leeds Studies in English New Series 37 (2006), 365-78.

01-Jan-2005 'For Gertie's lunch' (Angela Thirkell as critic)'

Articles

Journal of the Angela Thirkell Society 23 (2005), 16-22.

01-Jan-2005 'Words fail me'

Chapters

Medieval English Language Scholarship. Autobiographies by Representative Scholars in Our Discipline , ed. by Akio Oizumi and Tadao Kubouchi (Hildesheim, Züric, New York : Georg Olms Verlag, 2005), 159-75.

01-Jan-2005 Guide to Scripts Used in English Writings up to 1500

Monographs

Guide to Scripts Used in English Writings up to 1500. (London: British Library Publishing. 2005).

NB: Published by Liverpool University Press, 2015

01-Jan-2005 A Thesaurus of Old English

Research aids

A Thesaurus of Old English (Flora Edmonds, Christian Kay, Jane Roberts, Irené Wotherspoon) can now (2005) be accessed on-line.

01-Jan-2004 Review of The Christian Tradition in Anglo-Saxon England

Review

Review of The Christian Tradition in Anglo-Saxon England, ed. Paul Cavill (Cambridge, 2004) for Journal of Theology

01-Jan-2004 Review of Goscelin of Saint-Bertin. The Hagiography of the Female Saints of Ely

Review

Review of Goscelin of Saint-Bertin. The Hagiography of the Female Saints of Ely, ed. and transl. Rosalind C Love (Oxford, 2004) for Medium AEvum

01-Jan-2004 'Definitions for A New Age'

Articles

Poetica 62 (2004), 53-68 (with Christian Kay).

01-Jan-2004 'The Rich Woman and Her Sealed Letter'

Articles

ANQ 17. 1 (2004), 6-9.

01-Jan-2004 'Definitions for A New Age'

Articles

Poetica 62 (2004), 53-68 (with Christian Kay).

01-Jan-2003 'Hrothgar's "admirable courage"'

Chapters

Unlocking the Wordhoard: Anglo-Saxon Studies in Memory of Edward B. Irving, Jr, ed. by Mark C. Amodio and Katherine O'Brien O'Keeffe (Toronto, Buffalo, London: University of Toronto Press, 2003), 240-51.

01-Jan-2003 Review of Earl R. Anderson, Folk-Taxonomies in Early English

Review

Review of Earl R. Anderson, Folk-Taxonomies in Early English (Madison Teaneck and London: 2003) for Journal of English and Germanic Studies.

01-Jan-2002 La3amon: Contexts, Language, and Interpretation

Edited Book

La3amon: Contexts, Language, and Interpretation (with R.S. Allen and Lucy Perry) London: King's College London Medieval Studies, XIX, 2002.

01-Jan-2002 'Two readings in the Guthlac homily'

Articles

Early Medieval English: Texts and Interpretations, Studies Presented to Donald G. Scragg, ed. by Elaine Treharne and Susan Rosser (Tempe, Arizona: Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2002), 201-9.

01-Jan-2002 'Word Studies on Early English: Contexts for a Thesaurus of Middle English'

Chapters

With Louise Sylvester, in A Changing World of Words. Studies in English Historical Lexicography, Lexicology and Semantics , ed. by Javier E. Díaz Vera (Amsterdam-New York: Rodopi, 2002), 136-59.

01-Jan-2002 'The Thesaurus of Old English: a non-alphabetic lexicographical resource'

Articles

Journal of Philology No. 2 (11) (2002), 48-54

01-Jan-2002 'Some Aspects of Middle English in the Dictionaries'

Articles

Dictionaries 23 (2002), 180-207

01-Jan-2002 'The case of the miraculous hand in the Old English prose life of Guthlac'

Articles

American Notes and Queries (2002), 17-22

01-Jan-2001 'Mixing and matching meanings makes a thesaurus . . .'

Articles

The Grove. Studies on Medieval English Language and Literature 8 (2001), 121-44

01-Jan-2001 'Hagiography and literature: the case of Guthlac of Crowland'

Chapters

Mercia: An Anglo-Saxon Kingdom in Europe , ed. by Michelle P. Brown and Carol A. Farr (London and New York: Leicester University Press, 2001), 69-86.

01-Jan-2001 Anglo-Saxons and the North. Essays Reflecting the Theme of the 10th Meeting of the Internatinal Society of Anglo-Saxonists in Helsinki

Edited Book

Anglo-Saxons and the North. Essays Reflecting the Theme of the 10th Meeting of the Internatinal Society of Anglo-Saxonists in Helsinki, August, 2001 , ed. by Matti Kilpio, Leena Kahlas-Tarkka, Jane Roberts and Olga Timofeeva

01-Jan-2000 Essays on Anglo-Saxon and Related Themes in Memory of Lynne Grundy

Edited Book

Essays on Anglo-Saxon and Related Themes in Memory of Lynne Grundy (Jane Roberts and Janet L. Nelson) London: King's College London Medieval Studies, XVII, 2000.

01-Jan-2000 A Thesaurus of Old English

Roberts, Jane and Christian Kay with Lynne Grundy. 1995. Second edition, 2000. Amsterdam: Rodopi.

01-Jan-2000 'OE to eME: Looking forward from the Thesaurus of Old English '

Roberts and Nelson (2000), 435-54

01-Jan-2000 'The English Saints Remembered in Old English Anonymous Homilies'

Chapters

Old English Prose Basic Readings , ed. by Paul E. Szarmach (New York and London: Garland Publishing Inc., 2000), 433-61.

01-Jan-2000 'robbares and reuares þat ryche men despoilen'

Chapters

Placing Middle English in Context, ed. Irma Taavitsainen, Terttu Nevalainen, Päivi Pahta and Matti Rissanen, The Hague: Mouton de Gruyter (2000), 235-55.

01-Jan-2000 'The Old English Vocabulary of Nobility'

Chapters

Nobles and Nobility, ed. by Anne J. Duggan (Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2000), 69-84.

01-Jan-2000 'Two Notes on La3 amon's Brut '

Chapters

New Perspectives on Middle English Texts: a Festschrift for Ronald Waldron , ed. Susan Powell & Jeremy J. Smith, Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2000), 75-85.

01-Jan-2000 'A Thesaurus of Old English'

Papers

Lexicology, Semantics and Lexicography in English Historical Linguistics: Selected Papers from the Fourth G.L. Brook Symposium, ed. by Julie Coleman & C.J. Kay, Amsterday: Benjamins 2000), 234-35.

01-Jan-2000 Middle English Word Studies: A Word and Author Index

Monographs

Middle English Word Studies: A Word and Author Index (with Louise Sylvester) (Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2000)

01-Jan-2000 'Some relationships between the Dream of the Rood and the Ruthwell Cross'

Studies in Medieval English Language and Literature 15 (2000), 1-25

01-Jan-2000 'The Historical Thesaurus as a Tool for Medievalists'

Articles

Studies in Modern English 16 (2000), 1-23

01-Dec-1999 ‘Christ III’ , ‘Cynewulf’, ‘Guthlac, St’, updated entries in The Wiley Blackwell Encyclopedia of Anglo-Saxon England, 2nd ed., ed. Michael Lapidge, John Blair, Simon Keynes, and Donald Scragg (Chichester: John Wiley & Sons, Ltd, 2014), pp. 107-108, 136-37, 227-28.

Research aids

01-Jan-1999 'Eonde or Ende ? A Queer Kind of a Horse'

Papers

Text and Gloss. Studies in Insular Learning and Literature Presented to Joseph Donovan Pheifer , ed. Helen Conrad O'Briain, Anne Marie D'Arcy & John Scattergood (Dublin: Four Courts Press, 1999), 59-65

01-Jan-1998 'Anglo-Saxon translation: some wise wealhstodas '

Articles

Quaderni di Libri e Riviste d'Italia 35 (1998), 9-38

01-Jan-1998 'On the Thesaurus of Old English'

Articles

Medieval English Studies Newsletter 39 (1998), 8-21

01-Jan-1998 'A Thesaurus of Old English : one snapshot of a vanished world'

Articles

NOWELE 33 (1998), 133-53 [1994 informal paper updated]

01-Jan-1997 'Shapes in the Landscape: Some Words'

Chapters

Names, Places and People. An Onomastic Miscellany in Memory of John McNeal Dodgson , ed. A. R. Rumble & A. D. Mills (Paul Watkins, Stamford: 1997), 96-110 (with Lynne Grundy)

01-Jan-1997 'Fela martyra "many martyrs": a Different View of Orosius's City'

Chapters

Alfred the Wise ed. Roberts, Nelson and Godden (D.S.Brewer, Cambridge 1997), 155-78

01-Jan-1997 'A Thesaurus of Old English '

Papers

Dictionaries of Medieval Germanic Languages. A Survey of Current Lexicographical Projects , ed. K. H. van Dalen-Oskam, K. A. C. Depuydt, W. J. J. Pijnenburg and T. H. Schoonheim (1997), 31-40 (with C. Kay)

01-Jan-1997 'A Thesaurus of Middle English'

Papers

Dictionaries of Medieval Germanic Languages. A Survey of Current Lexicographical Projects , ed. K. H. van Dalen-Oskam, K. A. C. Depuydt, W. J. J. Pijnenburg and T. H. Schoonheim (1997), 41-45 (with L. Sylvester)

01-Jan-1997 Alfred the Wise

Edited Book

Alfred the Wise (with Janet L. Nelson) Cambridge: D.S.Brewer, 1997.

01-Jan-1996 'La h amon's Plain Words'

Chapters

Middle English Miscellany , ed. by J. Fisiak (Motivax, Poznan 1996), 107-22.

01-Jan-1995 'Diachrony and Synchrony: A Comparative Study of the Opening Paragraphs from Jane Eyre and Wide Sargasso Sea '

Articles

Anglistik 6:2 (1995) 64-74 (with Q. S. Tong)

01-Jan-1994 'Some reflections on the Metre of Christ III'

Chapters

From Anglo-Saxon to Early Middle English: Studies presented to E.G.Stanley , ed. Malcolm Godden, Douglas Gray, Terry Hoad (Clarendon Press Oxford, 1994), 33-59

01-Jan-1994 'A preliminary note on British Library, Cotton MS Caligula A. ix'

Chapters

Françoise Le Saux (ed.) Text & Tradition of Layamon's 'Brut' (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1994), 1-14.

01-Jan-1993 'Old English Thesaurus: Progress and plans'

Chapters

Corpora across the Centuries. Proceedings of the First International Colloquium on English Diachronic Corpora. Ed. by M.Kytö, M.Rissanen and S.Wright (1993), pp. 155-61

01-Jan-1993 A Palaeographer's View : the selected writings of Julian

Edited Book

A Palaeographer's View : the selected writings of Julian Brown (with Janet Bately and Michelle P. Brown) London: Harvey Miller Publishers, 1993.

01-Jan-1992 'Anglo-Saxon Vocabulary as a reflection of material culture'

Chapters

The Age of Sutton Hoo, ed. Martin Carver (The Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 1992), pp.185-202

01-Jan-1992 'A wild goose's portrait of his country'

Articles

Irish University Review 22 (1992), 305-18

01-Jan-1991 'Henryson's Orpheus and Eurydice and the "Knight's Tale"'

Chaucer and the Fifteenth Century, ed. Julia Boffey & Janet Cowen, King's College London Medieval Studies, V, 1991, pp. 103-21

01-Jan-1990 'Guthlac A 624: lege biscencte '

Articles

Notes and Queries 235 (1990), 264-65

01-Jan-1989 'More about milde as a royal honorific'

Articles

Notes and Queries 234 (1989), 299-300 (with D.B. Tyson)

01-Jan-1988 'Guthlac A : Sources and Source Hunting'

Chapters

Medieval Studies presented to George Kane ed. E.D. Kennedy, R.A. Waldron and J.S. Wittig (1988), 1-18

01-Jan-1986 'The Old English prose translation of Felix's Vita Sancti Guthlaci '

Chapters

Studies in Earlier Old English Prose , ed. by Paul Szarmach (1986), 363-79

01-Jan-1985 'A Preliminary "Heaven" Index for Old English'

Articles

Sources and Relations: Studies in Honour of J.E.Cross , Leeds Studies in English NS 16 (1985), 208-19

01-Jan-1985 'Some Problems of a Thesaurus Maker'

Articles

Problems of Old English Lexicography: Studies in Memory of Angus Cameron , Eichstätter Beiträge 15 (1985), 229-43

01-Jan-1982 'ðe hit riht ne wæs : Maldon 189b'

Articles

Notes and Queries 226 (1982), 106

01-Jan-1982 'The English Historical Thesarus'

Articles

nottingham linguistic circular 11 (1982), 20-28

01-Jan-1982 'The English Historical Thesarus'

Articles

nottingham linguistic circular 11 (1982), 20-28

01-Jan-1980 'Old English un -"very" and Unferth'

Articles

English Studies 61 (1980), 282-92

01-Jan-1979 The Guthlac Poems of the Exeter Book

Monographs

The Guthlac Poems of the Exeter Book , Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1979

01-Jan-1977 'St Bartholomew's Day: A Problem Resolved?'

Articles

Medium Ævum 46 (1977), 16-19

01-Jan-1973 'Guthlac A, B, and C?'

Articles

Medium Ævum 42 (1973), 43-46

01-Jan-1971 'A Metrical Examination of the poems Guthlac A and Guthlac B '

Articles

Proceedings of the Royal Irish Academy 71.C.4 (1971), 91-137

01-Jan-1970 'Traces of Unhistorical Gender Congruence in a late Old English Manuscript'

Articles

English Studies 51 (1970), 30-47

01-Jan-1970 'An Inventory of early Guthlac materials'

Articles

Mediaeval Studies 32 (1970), 193-233

01-Jan-1968 'St Bertellin of Stafford'

Articles

The Downside Review 86 (1968), 56-67

01-Jan-1967 'Hamlet , III.ii.146'

Articles

Review of English Studies , n.s . 18 (1967), 40-45

01-Jan-1967 '"SCIRWERED": Beowulf 496a'

Articles

Notes and Queries 212 (1967), 204-5

01-Jan-1963 'Evidences for witchcraft in Anglo-Saxon England'

Articles

Medium Ævum 32 (1963), 99-116

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25-Jun-2021 ‘The first Brut in English’

Brut in New Troy 2021: An Online Conference · 25–28 June 2021 (Notre Dame and QMUL)

07-Jun-2021 “The pilot study for the Glasgow Historical Thesaurus”

Ease Virtual Workshop (University of Leiden) at ICHEL

30-Oct-2019 ‘The Dream of the Rood: “not on the whole metrically deficient”?’

CLASP conference & training day on Anglo-Saxon Metre and Literary Studies, University of Oxford

23-Jul-2019 ‘Reading the Royal Psalter’

International Association of University Professors of English, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznan

23-Jul-2015 Guthlac in Image and Text

 2015 Harlaxton Symposium - 'Saints and their Cults in the Middle Ages'

03-Sep-2014 Some Early English Vernacular Writings in Lambeth Palace Library

 Lambeth Palace, IES-Keio Joint International Conference: Old and Middle English Studies; Texts and Sources

05-Aug-2014 On peoples and places named in the Old English translation of the Vita S. Guthlac

 Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies, University of London, School of Advanced Studies

10-Apr-2014 Introduction: Saint Guthlac, his legend and Crowland Abbey

 10 April 2014 ‘Introduction: Saint Guthlac, his legend and Crowland Abbey’, at Guthlac of Crowland: A Celebration of 1300 Years, 10-11 April, IES/IHR conference organized with Alan Thacker, in IES.

28-Mar-2014 Reading and mapping: metaphor soup

 28 March 2014 ‘c’, 28 March 2014 ‘Reading and mapping: metaphor soup’, at Mapping Metaphor Colloquium, 28-29 March, University Of Glasgow.at Mapping Metaphor Colloquium, 28-29 March, University Of Glasgow.

26-Sep-2013 Language, Culture and Society

 26-29 September attended the Seventh International Scientific Conference « Language, Culture and Society », Moscow RAS ; gave paper in plenary session 26th September ‘Some Anglo-Saxon Psalters and their Glosses’; also chaired an afternoon session ; and read paper for Dr Mary Coghill, who was unfortunately unable to attend.

16-Sep-2013 DigiPal Symposium

16 September attended 2013 DigiPal Symposium at King’s College London: co-chaired final round table discussion with Marc Smith (École Nationale des Chartes)

22-Jul-2013 Fourth International Conference: Language, Culture and Society in Russian/English Studies

Co-organiser. Institute of English Studies, Senate House, London (22-23 July 2013)

15-Jul-2013 International Association of University Professors of English

Organised and chaired two sessions on Old English Language and Literature. Tsinghua University, Beijing (15-20 July 2013)

13-Jul-2013 'A Context for the Exeter Book: Some Suggestions but No Conclusions'

Medieval Symposium, Beijing Foreign Studies University (12-15 July, 2013)

09-May-2013 'Fifteen Shades of Gloss and the Anglo-Saxon Psalter'

Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Trinity College Dublin

13-Apr-2013 'Vernacular Script: Some Constants?'

University College London, 'Stasis in the Medieval World' (13-14 April, 2013)

01-Jan-2012 ‘Aldred: context and ambitions’

18 April, at Lindisfarne Gospels Gloss conference at University of Westminster

01-Jan-2009 ‘A context for the Exeter Book: some suggestions but no conclusions’

20 June, at LOMERS Exeter Book conference, Senate House, UL

01-Jan-2009 'Guthlac of Crowland, a Saint for Middle England'

Fursey Occasional Paper Number 3 (East Harling, Norfolk: Fursey Pilgrims, 2009)

01-Jan-2009 'On the disappearance of Old English'

The Kemble Lectures on Anglo-Saxon Studies 2005-2008 , ed. Alice Jorgensen, Helen Conrad O'Briain and John Scattergood (Dublin : School of English, Trinity College, Dublin, 2009), 12-44

01-Jan-2008 ‘Some psalter glosses in their immediate context’

26 March, at CEMA (Sorbonne) conference colloque in honour of Professor André Crépin

01-Jan-2004 'Proliferating Classifications'

'Proliferating Classifications', SELIM conference (Seville, October 2004)

01-Jan-2004 Seminar in Honour of Professor Ian Kirby

Seminar in Honour of Professor Ian Kirby, (Lausanne, March 2004)

01-Jan-2004 Second International Conference on Historical Lexicography and Lexicology

Second International Conference on Historical Lexicography and Lexicology (ICHLL-2), UNiversity of Milan (June 2004)

01-Jan-1999 On the development of an Old English Literary Tradition

London: King's College, 1999

01-Jan-1900 'Getting a Sharper Focus: words and meaning in Lahamon's Brut'

'Getting a Sharper Focus: words and meaning in Lahamon's Brut', Lahamon Conference (Brown University)

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