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Henry Ansgar (Andy) Kelly

 

 
 
 
 

Distinguished Research Professor
   Department of English
University of California, Los Angeles 
Los Angeles, California 90095-1530 
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Research Interests

        Medieval and Renaissance Literature and History; Biblical Studies; Ecclesiastical History and Theology

        Kelly Kiloton Index of Earthquake Moment Magnitudes

        Corpus Juris Canonici, Rome 1582:  Indexes to the Liber Extra (Decretals of Gregory IX)
                http://digital.library.ucla.edu/canonlaw/index.html

         Satan in Scripture website: satanbiography.com

 

Publications

        For specific topics, see Chaucer, Dante, Devil, Incest, Inquisition, Latin, Law, Love, Marriage, Richard III, Shakespeare, Spain, Tragedy.

 

Editor of Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies (Brepols) (2003-present)

A. BOOKS:

   1 a. The Devil, Demonology, and Witchcraft: The Development of Christian Beliefs in Evil Spirits. New York: Doubleday, l968 (l37 pages).

       b. Towards the Death of Satan: The Growth and Decline of Christian Demonology. London, Dublin, and Melbourne: Geoffrey Chapman, l968 (l37 pp.)

       c. La morte di Satana: Sviluppo e declino della demonologia cristiana. Trans. Lucia Pigni Maccia. La Ricerca religiosa: Studi e testi, no. 8. Milan: Bompiani, l969 (l68 pp.)

       d. The Devil, Demonology, and Witchcraft. Revised Edition. New York: Doubleday, l974 (l42 pp.).

       e. Le diable et ses démons: La démonologie chrétienne hier et aujourd'hui. Trans. Maurice Galiano. Paris: Les éditions du Cerf, l977 (208 pp.)

       f. The Devil, Demonology, and Witchcraft, rev. ed. of 1974 reprinted with new Appendix, Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2004

   2.   Divine Providence in the England of Shakespeare's Histories. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, l970 (344 pp.); repr., Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2004

   3. Love and Marriage in the Age of Chaucer. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, l975 (xii + 344 pp.). Reprinted: Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2004

   4. The Matrimonial Trials of Henry VIII. Stanford: Stanford University Press, l976 (xii + 333 pp.). Reprinted with new Foreword, Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2004. Reprinted for The Notable Trials Library, with Introduction by Alan M. Dershowitz. Omaha: Gryphon, 2013.

   5. Canon Law and the Archpriest of Hita, Medieval and Renaissance Texts and Studies, vol. 27. Binghamton: SUNY, l984. 203 pp.

   6. The Devil at Baptism: Ritual, Theology, and Drama. Ithaca: Cornell University Press, l985. 303 pp. Reprinted, Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2004

   7. Chaucer and the Cult of St. Valentine. Davis Medieval Texts and Studies no. 5. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1986. xii + 185 pp.

   8. Tragedy and Comedy from Dante to Pseudo-Dante. Publications in Modern Philology no. 121. UCLA Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies Cosponsored Publication no. 7. Berkeley: UC Press, 1989. x + 134 pp.; repr., Eugene: Wipf and Stock, 2004

   9. Ideas and Forms of Tragedy from Aristotle to the Middle Ages. Cambridge University Studies in Medieval Literature. Cambridge:   Cambridge University Press, 1993. xvii + 257 pp.paperback edition, 2005.

   10. Editor, The Monsters and the Neo-Critics: Proceedings of a Symposium Held at UCLA (1994). Exemplaria 7.1 (Spring 1995) 1-98; "Introduction: Are the Middle Ages Theoretically Recalcitrant?" (pp. 1-7).

   11. Chaucerian Tragedy. Chaucer Studies no. 24. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1997. xii + 297 pp.; paperback edition, 2000.

   12 a. Satan: A Biography. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006. xiii + 360 pp. Website for biblical material: satanbiography.com

       b. Italian translation: Satana, una biografia. Milan: UTET, 2007.

       c. Greek Translation: Satanas: Mia Biographia. Athens: Polutropon, 2008.

       d. Portuguese Translation: Satâ: Uma biografia. Sao Paolo: Globo, 2008.

     e. French Translation: Satan: Une biographie. Paris: Seuil, 2010.      

       f. Russian Translation: CATAHA. Moscow, 2011.

       g. Czech Translation: Satan: Zivotopis. Prague: Garuda, [2011].

   13. Editor, ed. 2 of The Manly-Rickert Text of the Canterbury Tales, by Roy Vance Ramsey (original ed. 1994), Foreword by HAK. Pp. xvi + 691. Lewiston NY: Mellen, 2010.

   14. Thomas More’s Trial by Jury: A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents, ed. HAK with Louis Karlin and Gerard Wegemer. Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2011. Paperback edition, 2013.

   15. The Middle English Bible: A Reassessment. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016 (forcoming).

   16. Medieval Christianity in English.In preparation (under contract with Baylor University Press).

   17. Inquisitorial Procedure in English Church Courts: From the Middle Ages to the Reformation and Beyond. In progress.

   18. Satan, God’s Minister of Justice: The Devil in the Bible, in progress.

B. Collected Studies:

1. Inquisitions and Other Trial Procedures in the Medieval West. Variorum Collected Studies Series. Aldershot: Ashgate Publishing, 2001.

            http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9780860788393

                       Includes articles no. 11, 31, 37, 40, 44, 47-50, and 52, and review no. 24, with introduction, corrections, additions, and index:

I. Inquisition and the Prosecution of Heresy: Misconceptions and Abuses

II. Inquisitorial Due Process and the Status of Secret Crimes

III. The Right to Remain Silent: Before and after Joan of Arc.

IV. Joan of Arc's Last Trial: The Attack of the Devil's Advocates

V.Trial Procedures Against Wyclif and Wycliffites in England and at the Council of Constance

VI.Lollard Inquisitions: Due and Undue Process

VII. English Kings and the Fear of Sorcery

VIII. The Case Against Edward IV's Marriage and Offspring: Secrecy; Witchcraft; Secrecy; Precontract

IX. Statutes of Rapes and Alleged Ravishers of Wives: A Context for the Charges Against Thomas Malory, Knight

X. Meanings and Uses of Raptus in Chaucer’s Time.

2. Law and Religion in Chaucer’s England. Variorum Collected Studies Series. Farnham: Ashgate Publishing, 2010.

            http://www.ashgate.com/isbn/9781409407515

                        Includes articles no. 34, 39, 46, 52, 54, 56, 59, 62, 63, 64, 67, and 69, with introduction, corrections, additions, and index:

I. Shades of Incest and Cuckoldry: Pandarus and John of Gaunt

II. Bishop, Prioress, and Bawd in the Stews of Southwark

III. Medieval Laws and Views on Wife-Beating

IV. The Pardoner's Voice, Disjunctive Narrative, and Modes of Effemination

V. Sacraments, Sacramentals, and Lay Piety in Chaucer's England.

VI. Penitential Theology and Law at the Turn of the Fifteenth Century.

VII. Jews and Saracens in Chaucer's England: A Review of the Evidence

VIII. The Prioress's Tale in Context: Good and Bad Reports of Non-Christians in Fourteenth-Century England

IX. Chaucer’s Knight and the Northern 'Crusades': The Example of Henry Bolingbroke

X. A Neo-Revisionist Look at Chaucer's Nuns

XI. How Cecilia Came to Be a Saint and Patron (Matron?) of Music

XII. Canon Law and Chaucer on Licit and Illicit Magic

C. ARTICLES:

   l.   "Consciousness in the Monologues of Ulysses," Modern Language Quarterly 24 (l963) 3-l2.

   2.   "The Devil in the Desert," Catholic Biblical Quarterly 26 (l964) l90-220.

   3.   "The Deployment of Faith and Reason in Bacon's Approach to Knowledge," Modern Schoolman 42 (l965) 265-285.

   4a. "Demonology and Diabolical Temptation," Thought 40 (l965) l65-l94.

     b. "Demonology and Diabolical Temptation," Theology Digest l4 (l966) l3l-l36.

   5.   "Canonical Implications of Richard III's Plan to Marry His Niece," Traditio 23 (1967) 269-311.

   6.   "Kinship, Incest, and the Dictates of Law," American Journal of Jurisprudence 14 (1969) 69-78.

   7. "Death of the Devil?" Commonweal 93.6 (6 November l970) l46-l49.

   8. "The Metamorphoses of the Eden Serpent during the Middle Ages and Renaissance," Viator 2 (l97l) 30l-327.

   9. "Clandestine Marriage and Chaucer's Troilus," in Marriage in the Middle Ages, ed. John Leyerle, Viator 4 (1973) 413-501, Chapter 2, pp. 435-457.

   10. "Occupatio as Negative Narration: A Mistake for Occultatio/Praeteritio," Modern Philology 74 (l976-l977) 311-15.

   11. "English Kings and the Fear of Sorcery," Mediaeval Studies 39 (1977) 206-238. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article VII.

   12. "The Genoese St. Valentine and Chaucer's Third of May," Chaucer Newsletter l.2 (Summer l979) 6-l0.

   13. "Aristotle-Averroes-Alemannus on Tragedy: The Influence of the Poetics on the Latin Middle Ages," Viator 10 (1979) 161-209.

   14. "Tragedy and the Performance of Tragedy in Late Roman Antiquity,"Traditio 35 (1979) 21-44.

   15. "Tillyard and History," Clio l0 (l980-8l) 85-88

   16. "Chaucer's Arts and Our Arts," in New Perspectives in Chaucer Criticism, ed. Donald M. Rose (Norman, Okla. l98l), pp. l07-l20.

   17. "Gaston Paris's Courteous and Horsely Love," in The Spirit of the Court: Selected Proceedings of the Fourth Congress of the International Courtly Literature Society (Toronto 1983), ed. Glyn S. Burgess and Robert A. Taylor. Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 1985. Pp. 217-223.

   18. "Archpriests, Apostles, and Episcopal Epistles," La Coronica 14 (1985-86) 1-5.

   19. "The Last Chroniclers of Croyland," The Ricardian 7.91 (December 1985) 142-177.

   20. "Pronouncing Latin Words in English," Classical World 80 (1986-87) 33-37.

   21. "The Non-Tragedy of Arthur," in Medieval English Religious and Ethical Literature: Essays in Honour of G. H. Russell, ed. Gregory Kratzmann and James Simpson. Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 1986. Pp. 92-114.

   22. "Heaney's Sweeney: The Poet as Version-Maker," Philological Quarterly 65 (1986) 293-310.

   23. "The Varieties of Love in Medieval Literature According to Gaston Paris," Romance Philology 40 (1986-87) 301-327.

   24. "The Devil at Large," Journal of Religion 67 (1987) 519-528.

   25. "The Croyland Chronicle Tragedies," The Ricardian 7.99 (December 1987) 498-515.

   26. "Juan Ruiz and Archpriests: Novel Reports." La Coronica 16 no. 2 (Spring 1988) 32-54.

   27. "Lawyers' Latin: Loquenda ut Vulgus?" Journal of Legal Education 38 (1988) 195-207.

   28. "Dating the Accessus Section of the Pseudo-Dantean Epistle to Cangrande." Lectura Dantis no. 2 (Spring 1988) 93-102.

   29. "A Juan Ruiz Directory for 1380-1382." Mester 16 no. 2 (Fall 1988) 69-93.

   30. "Chaucer and Shakespeare on Tragedy." Leeds Studies in English 20 (1989) 191-206.

   31. "Inquisition and the Prosecution of Heresy: Misconceptions and Abuses." Church History 58 (1989) 439-451. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article I.

   32. "Satan the Old Enemy: A Cosmic J. Edgar Hoover," Journal of American Folklore 103 (1990) 77-84

   33. "Croyland Observations." The Ricardian 8.108 (March 1990) 334-341.

   34. "Shades of Incest and Cuckoldry: Pandarus and John of Gaunt," Studies in the Age of Chaucer 13 (1991) 121-140. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article I.

   35. "Dual Nationality, the Myth of Election, and a Kinder, Gentler State Department," University of Miami Inter-American Law Review 23 (1991-92) 421-464.

   36. "Medieval Relations, Marital and Other," Medievalia et humanistica n.s. 19 (1992) 133-146.

   37. "Inquisitorial Due Process and the Status of Secret Crimes," Proceedings of the Eighth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (UCSD 1988), ed. Stanley Chodorow. Monumenta iuris canonici, series C: Subsidia, vol. 4 (Vatican City, 1992), pp. 407-428. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article II.

   38. "Interpretation of Genres and by Genres in Medieval Literature," in Interpretations: Medieval and Modern, ed. Piero Boitani and Anna Torti, J. A. W. Bennett Lectures, no. 7: Perugia, 6-8 April 1992 (Woodbridge, Suffolk: Boydell and Brewer, 1993, pp. 107-122.

   39 "Sacraments, Sacramentals, and Lay Piety in Chaucer's England," Chaucer Review 28 (1993-94) 5-22. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article V.

   40. "The Right to Remain Silent: Before and After Joan of Arc," Speculum 68 (1993) 992-1026. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article III.

   41. "'Rule of Thumb' and the Folklaw of the Husband's Stick," Journal of Legal Education 44 (1994), 341-65.

   42. "Cangrande and the Ortho-Dantists," Lectura Dantis nos. 14-15 (1994) 61-95.

   43. "Reply to Robert Hollander," Lectura Dantis no. 14-15 (1994) 111-115.

   44. "Joan of Arc's Last Trial: The Attack of the Devil's Advocates," in Fresh Verdicts on Joan of Arc, ed. Bonnie Wheeler and Charles T. Wood(New York 1996), pp. 205-38. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article IV.

   45. "Manuscript Mores and the Libro de buen amor," Comparative Literature Studies 33 (1996) 187-97.

   46. "A Neo-Revisionist Look at Chaucer's Nuns," Chaucer Review 31 (1996-97) 116-36. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article X.

   47. "Statutes of Rapes and Alleged Ravishers of Wives: A Context for the Charges Against Thomas Malory, Knight," Viator 28 (1997) 361-419. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article IX.

   48. "Lollard Inquisitions: Due and Undue Process." In The Devil, Heresy and Witchcraft in the Middle Ages: Essays in Honor of Jeffrey B. Russell, ed. Alberto Ferreiro (Leiden: Brill, 1998), pp. 279-303. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article VI.

   49. "The Case Against Edward IV's Marriage and Offspring: Secrecy; Witchcraft; Secrecy; Precontract," The Ricardian 11.142 (September 1998) 326-35. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article VIII.

   50. "Meanings and Uses of Raptus in Chaucer's Time," Studies in the Age of Chaucer 20 (1998) 101-65. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article X.

   51. "Trial Procedures Against Wyclif and Wycliffites in England and at the Council of Constance." Huntington Library Quarterly 61 (1999) 1-28. Repr. in Inquisitions (2001), article V.

   52. "Bishop, Prioress, and Bawd in the Stews of Southwark." Speculum 75 (2000) 342-88. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article II.

   53. "The Evolution of the Monk's Tale: Tragical to Farcical." Studies in the Age of Chaucer 22 (2000) 407-14.

   54. "The Pardoner's Voice, Disjunctive Narrative, and Modes of Effemination," Speaking Images: Essays in Honor of V. A. Kolve, ed. R. F. Yeager and Charlotte C. Morse (Asheville NC 2001), pp. 411-44. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article IV.

   55. "Teufel, V: Kirchengeschichtlich" ("The Devil," part 5: "In Church History"), TRE (Theologische Realenzyklopädie) 33.1/2 (2001) 124-34.

   56.   "Medieval Laws and Views on Wife-Beating," Proceedings of the Tenth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (Syracuse, New York, 13-18 August 1996), ed. Kenneth Pennington, Stanley Chodorow, and Keith H. Kendall. Monumenta iuris canonici, series C: Subsidia, vol. 11 (Vatican City 2001), pp. 985-1001.Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article III.

   57. "The Law and Nonmarital Sex in the Middle Ages," Conflict in Modern Europe: Changing Perspectives on Society and Culture, ed. Warren C. Brown and Piotr Gorecki. Aldershot:   Ashgate, 2003, pp. 175-93.

   58. "Saint Joan and Confession: Internal and External Forum," in Joan of Arc and Spirituality, ed. Ann W. Astell and Bonnie Wheeler (New York: Macmillan, 2003), pp. 60-84.

   59. "How Cecilia Came to Be a Saint and Patron (Matron?) of Music," in The Echo of Music: Essays in Honor of Marie Louise Göllner, ed. Blair Sullivan . Warren, MI: Harmonie Park Press, 2004, pp. 3-18. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article XI.

   60. "Uniformity and Sense in Editing and Citing Medieval Texts," Medieval Academy News, Spring 2004, pp. 8-9; "Letter," MAN, Spring 2005, p. 6 Text

   61. “Medieval Heroics without Heroes or Epics,” in Heroic Poets and Poetic Heroes in Celtic Traditions: Essays in Honor of Patrick K. Ford, ed. Leslie Ellen Jones and Joseph Falaky Nagy. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2005, pp. 226-38.

   62. "Jews and Saracens in Chaucer's England: A Review of the Evidence," Studies in the Age of Chaucer 27 (2005) 129-69. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article VII.

   63. "The Prioress's Tale in Context: Good and Bad Reports of Non-Christians in Fourteenth-Century England," Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History n.s. 3 (2006) 73-132. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article VIII.

   64. "Chaucer’s Knight and the Northern 'Crusades': The Example of Henry Bolingbroke,"Medieval Cultural Studies in Honor of Stephen Knight, ed. Helen Fulton, David Matthews, and Ruth Evans (Aberystwith: University of Wales Press, 2006), pp. 152-65. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article IX.

 65. "It's Kelly versus Richter; or, Earthquakes for Dummies," UCLA Today 27.1 (August 15 2006) 7 (fuller details on my website, english.ucla.edu/faculty/kelly/: "Kelly Kiloton Index of Earthquake Moment Magnitudes")

   66. "Incest and Richard III, Bigamy and Edward IV," Ricardian Bulletin, Spring 2007, pp. 28-30.

   67. "Canon Law and Chaucer on Licit and Illicit Magic," Law and the Illicit in Medieval Society, ed. Ruth Mazo Karras et al. (Philadelphia 2008), pp. 211-24, 295-98. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article XII.

   68. "Thomas More on Inquisitorial Due Process," English Historical Review, 123 (2008) 847-94. Reviewed by Dominique Goy-Blanquet, Moreana 46 no. 177-78 (Dec. 2009) 238-51

   69. "Penitential Theology and Law at the Turn of the Fifteenth Century," A New History of Penance, ed. Abigail Firey (Leiden: Brill, 2008), pp. 239-317. Repr. in Law and Religion (2010), article VI.

   70. "Medieval Jus commune versus/uersus Modern Ius commune; or, Old 'Juice' and New 'Use,'" Proceedings of the Twelfth International Congress of Medieval Canon Law (Washington, D.C., August 1-7, 2004), ed. Kenneth Pennington and Uta-Renate Blumenthal Monumenta iuris canonici, series C: Subsidia, vol. 13 (Vatican City 2008) pp. 377-406.

   71. "Gin, Anyone? Or, How Did Gynecology Become a Guy Thing?" The Vocabula Review 10.7 (July 2008), 9 pp. in Web version; reprinted in January 2010 issue (10.1).

   72. "Vance Ramsey on Manly-Rickert," Studies in the Age of Chaucer 32 (2010) 327-35.

   73. "Hell with Purgatory and Two Limbos: The Geography and Theology of the Underworld,” Chapter 9 of Hell and Its Afterlife: Historical and Contemporary Perspectives, ed. Margaret Toscano and Isabel Moreira (Farnham: Ashgate, 2010), pp. 121-36.

   74. "Wives and Property in Chaucer's London: Testimony of Husting Wills," Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History n.s., 8 (2011) 81-193.    

       75. "Body as Stand-In for the Self: From Habeas Corpus to Some-Body and 'Need a Body Cry,'" in Fleshly Things and Spiritual Matters: Studies on the Medieval Body in Honour of Margaret Bridges. Ed. Nicole Nyffenegger and Katrin Rupp. Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars Press, 2011, pp. 11-26.

       76. “A Procedural Review of Thomas More’s Trial,” in Thomas More’s Trial by Jury: A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents, ed. HAK with Louis Karlin and Gerard Wegemer (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2011), pp. 1-52.

       77. “Devil.” The Cambridge Dictionary of Christian Theology, ed. Ian A. McFarland et al. (Cambridge 2011), pp. 137-38.

       78. "Common and Special Purgatories, Authorized Revenge, and Hamlet’s Ghost” Studies in Medieval and Renaissance History n.s., 9 (2012) 257-309.

     79. “Inquisition, Public Fame, and Confession: General Rules and English Practice.” In The Culture of Inquisition in Medieval England, ed. Mary Flannery and Katie Walter, Westfield Medieval Studies (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2013), pp. 8-29.

     80. “Make-Over or Tune-Up: Every Student Needs Religious Instruction,” TEAMS Roundtable, Kalamazoo, 12 May 2011, Literature Compass 10.12 (2013) 903-907.

     81. “Adam Citings before the Intrusion of Satan: Recontextualizing Paul’s Theology of Sin and Death,” Biblical Theology Bulletin 44 (2014) 13-28.  

     82. “Inquisitorial Deviations and Cover-ups: The Trials of Margaret Porete and Guiard de Cressonessart, 1308-1310,” Speculum 89 (2014) 936-73.

     83. “Exorcism, 5: Christianity.” Entry in the Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception, vol. 8 (New York: de Gruyter, 2014), cols. 529-31.  

     84. "Questions of Due Process and Conviction in the Trial of Joan of Arc.” Religion, Power, and Resistance from the Eleventh to the Sixteenth Centuries, ed. Karen Bollerman, Thomas M. Izbicki, and Cary J. Nederman (New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2014), pp. 81-100.

     85. “Bishop Challoner's Ecumenical Revision of the Douai-Rheims Bible by Way of King James.” Review of English Studies 66 (2015) 698-722. With Leslie K. Arnovick.

     86. “Mixing Canon and Common Law in Religious Prosecutions under Henry VIII and Edward VI: Bishop Bonner, Anne Askew, and Beyond,” Sixteenth-Century Journal 46 (2015) 927-55.

     87. “Varieties of Exorcism in the Bible and the Church,” Studia Biblica Slovaca 17 (2015) 75-87.

     88. “Torture in Canon Law and Church Tribunals: From Gratian to Galileo,” Catholic Historical Review 101 (2015) 754-93.

     89. “Bible: Translations and Adaptations.” The Encyclopedia of British Medieval Literature, ed. Sian Echard and Robert Rouse (forthcoming).    

                  90. “Galileo’s Non-trial (1616), Pre-trial (1632-33), and Trial (May 10, 1633):           A Review of Procedure, Featuring Routine Violations of the Forum of Conscience,” Church History, forthcoming.

    91. “The Fourth Lateran Ordo of Inquisition Adapted to the Prosecution of Heresy,” Brill’s Companion to Heresy Inquisitions, forthcoming

92. “Henry VIII and the Religious Laws of Marriage,” in Cristianity and Family Law: An Introduction, ed. John Witte Jr. and Gary S. Hauk (Cambridge University Press), forthcoming.  

    

D. REVIEWS:

   1. Review of Birger Gerhardsson, The Testing of God's Son (Matt. 4.1-11 & Par.): An Analysis of an Early Christian Midrash (Lund l966), Theological Studies 29 (1968) 528-531.

   2. Review of Anges et démons, Points cardinaux 21 (Paris l972), Cahiers de civilisation médiévale 17 (l974) 39l-392.

   3. Review of Sandro Sticca, ed., The Medieval Drama (Albany 1972), Classical World 68 (1974-1975) 148-149.

   4. Review of Rosmarie Thee Morewedge, ed., The Role of Woman in the Middle Ages (Albany 1975) and of Joan M. Ferrante, Woman as Image in Medieval Literature From the Twelfth Century to Dante (New York 1975), Speculum 52 (l977) 715-721.

   5. Review of Peter Saccio, Shakespeare's English Kings: History, Chronicle, and Drama (New York l977), Journal of English and Germanic Philology 77 (l978) 141.

   6. Review of Roger Boase, The Origin and Meaning of Courtly Love: A Critical Study of European Scholarship (Manchester l977), Speculum 54 (l979) 338-342.

   7. Review of N. B. Smith and J. T. Snow, eds. The Expansion and Transformations of Courtly Love (Athens, Ga. l980), Studies in the Age of Chaucer 3 (l98l) l79-l83.

   8. Review of J. B. Russell, Satan: The Early Christian Tradition (Ithaca l98l), Journal of Religious History l2 (l983) 33l-333.

   9. Review of H. R. Coursen, The Leasing out of England: Shakespeare's Second Henriad (Washington l982), Modern Philology 82 (l984-85) 204-206.

   10. Review of Carlo Ginzburg, The Night Battles, Tr. John and Anne Tedeschi (Baltimore l983). Cithara, 24.2 (May l985) 6l-63.

   11. Review of Marjorie Curry Woods, ed., An Early Commentary on the Poetria nova of Geoffrey of Vinsauf (New York, 1985), Manuscripta 32 (1988) 54-58

   12. Review of J. A. Burrow, The Ages of Man (New York 1986); Mary Dove, The Perfect Age of Man's Life (Cambridge 1986); Elizabeth Sears, The Ages of Man (Princeton 1988), Speculum 63 (1988) 630-634.

   14. Review of Neil Forsyth, The Old Enemy: Satan and the Combat Myth (Princeton 1987), Journal of American Folklore 102 (1989) 107-110.

   15. Review of Joseph Allen Hornsby, Chaucer and the Law (Norman 1988), Speculum 65 (1990) 429-432.

   16. Review of The Welles Anthology: Ms. Rawlinson C. 813, ed. Sharon L. Jansen and Kathleen H. Jordan (1991), Manuscripta 35 (1991) 238-242.

   17. Review of Katharina M. Wilson and Elizabeth M. Makowski, Wykked Wyves and the Woes of Marriage (1990), Speculum 67 (1992) 755-757.

   18. Review of Piero Boitani, ed., The European Tragedy of Troilus (1989), English Language Notes 30 (1992-93) 78-80.

   19. Review of Martin Camargo, The Middle English Verse Love Epistle (1991), Speculum 68 (1993) 482-485.

   20. Review of Barbara Hanawalt, Chaucer's England: Literature in Historical Context (1992), Envoi4 (1993) 51-62 (publication delayed)

   21. Review of C. W. Marx, The Devil's Rights and the Redemption in the Literature of Medieval England (1995), in Speculum 72 (1997) 859-61.  

   22. Review of Judith Ferster, Fictions of Advice: The Literature and Politics of Counsel in Late Medieval England (1996), in American Historical Review 103 (1998) 866-67

   23. Review of Neil Cartlidge, Medieval Marriage: Literary Approaches, 1100-1300 (1997), in Journal of English and Germanic Philology 98 (1999) 440-43.

   24. Review of J. M. M. H. Thijssen, Censure and Heresy at the University of Paris, 1200-1400 (1998), in Speculum 75 (2000) 729-31, repr. in Inquisitions and Other Trial Procedures in the Medieval West.

   25. Review of Medieval Folklore: An Encyclopedia of Myths, Legends, Tales, Beliefs, and Customs, ed. Carl Lindahl, John McNamara, and John Lindow, 2 vols. (2000), in Western Folklore 60 (2001) 322-24.

   26. Review of Hugh White, Nature, Sex, and Goodness in a Medieval Literary Tradition (2000), in Studies in the Age of Chaucer 25 (2003) 450-53.

   27. Review of Jacqueline Murray, ed., Love, Marriage, and Family in the Middle Ages: A Reader (2001), in The Medieval Review (online), 2002 (02.09.08).

   28. Review of Kathryn Jacobs, Marriage Contracts from Chaucer to the Renaissance Stage (2001), in Speculum 78 (2003) 1321-22.

   29. Review of Warren Ginsberg, Chaucer's Italian Tradition (2002), Studies in the Age of Chaucer 26 (2004) 394-97.

   30. Review of Conor McCarthy, Marriage in Medieval England: Law, Literature and Practice (2004), in English Historical Review 121 (2006) 909-11.

   31. Review of Malleus maleficarum, ed. and tr. Christopher S. Mackay, 2 vols. (2006), Review of English Studies 59 (2008) 457-59.

   32. Review of Alain Boureau, Satan the Heretic: The Birth of Demonology in the Medieval West (2006), in History of Religions 49 (2009) 88-92.

   33. Review of Jeremy Goldberg, Communal Discord, Child Abduction, and Rape in the Later Middle Ages (2008), in Speculum 84 (2009) 440-41.

   34. Review of To Have and to Hold: Marrying and Its Documentation in Western Christendom, 400-1600, ed. Philip L. Reynolds and John Witte, Jr. (2007), English Historical Review 124 (2009) 1150-51.

   35. Review of Andrew Cole, Literature and Heresy in the Age of Chaucer (2008), Speculum 85 (2010) 123-24.

   36. Review of Everett Ferguson, Baptism in the Early Church: History, Theology, and Liturgy in the First Five Centuries (2009), Catholic Historical Review 96 (2010) 511-12.

   37. Review of Andrew Larsen, The School of Heretics: Academic Condemnation at the University of Oxford, 1277-1409 (2011), Renaissance Quarterly 65 (2012) 955-56.

   38. Review of Mary Dove, The Earliest Advocates of the English Bible: The Texts of the Medieval Debate (2010), Speculum 88 (2013) 281-82.

   39. Review of Ralph Hanna and Sarah Wood, eds., Richard Morris’s Prick of Conscience: A Corrected and Amplified Reading Text (2013), The Medieval Review, 23 January 2015.

   40. Review of Philip C. Almond, The Devil: A New Biography (2014), Theology 118 (2015) 133-34.

   41. Review of Diana Walsh Pasulka,Heaven Can Wait: Purgatory in Catholic Devotional and Popular Culture (2014), Catholic Historical Review 102 (2016) 124-25.

Personal

        Born: 6 June 1934, Fonda, Iowa, U.S.A.
        Married: 18 June 1968, to Marea Tancred (Sydney, Australia)
        Children: Sarah, born 1970; Dominic, born 1972

Higher Education

        1952-53: Creighton University

        1953-61: St. Louis University
                A.B.
1959 (Classics)
                A. M. 1961 (English Literature)
                Ph.L. 1961 (Philosophy)

        1961-1964: Harvard University
                Ph.D.
1965

        1964-66: Boston College: Weston College of Theology
                (1953-66: Jesuit Scholastic)

Employment

        1967-69: Assistant Professor, UCLA
        1969-72: Associate Professor, UCLA
        1972-86: Professor, UCLA
        1986-2004: Distinguished Professor, UCLA
        2004-12: Emerit Distinguished Professor, UCLA
        2012-   :  Distinguished Research Professor, UCLA

 

Awards and Honors

1964-67: Junior Fellow, Harvard University of Fellows

(1966-67: Resident Scholar, American Academy in Rome)

1971-72: Fellow, John Simon Guggenheim Foundation

1980-81: Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities

(1980-81: Visiting Professor, University of Sydney)

1986: Fellow, Del Amo Endowment

1986- : Fellow, Medieval Academy of America

1986-88: Vice-President, Medieval Association of the Pacific

1987-90: Councilor, Medieval Academy of America

1988-90: President, Medieval Association of the Pacific

1996-97: Fellow, National Endowment for the Humanities

1996-97: UC President's Research Fellow in the Humanities

1998-2003: Director, Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, UCLA

2003: Festschrift: Chaucer and the Challenges of Medievalism: Studies in Honor of H. A. Kelly, ed. Donka Minkova and Theresa Tinkle (Frankfurt: Peter Lang, 2003), pp. xx11 + 403

2009-10: UCLA Dickson Emeritus Professorship Award­