Lecturer in Medieval English Literature
School of English, Drama and Film
University College Dublin

Research Interests:
My research interests include Medieval English Literature, particularly religious vernacular writings of the Late Middle Ages. I am also interested in textual transmission and in book production, looking particularly at the transitionary period of the late fifteenth and early sixteenth century when manuscript production was gradually replaced by print. My work on the English Exornatorium Curatorum examined the question of continental influences of late medieval religious writings. I am is also working on an edition of the IMEP for Trinity College Dublin.

Select Publications:

Niamh Pattwell, Exornatorium Curatorum. Middle English Texts. Heidelberg: Universitätsverlag, 2013.

Book Chapters
Niamh Patwell, ‘Gide and Lady Sovereine: Reinterpreting the Later Life of Isabelle of France 1295-1358’.  In:  Karen Hodder and Brendan O’Connell (eds). Transmission and Generation in Medieval and Renaissance Literature: Essays in Honour of John Scattergood . Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2012, pp.78-88.

–, ‘Canons and Catechisms: The Austin Canons of South East England and Sacerdos Parochialis’ In: Vincent Gillespie and Kantik Ghosh (ed.), After Arundel, Turnhout: Brepols, 2012. , pp.381-393.

–, ‘The Venym of Symony:the debate on the eucharist in the late fourteenth century and The Pardoner’s Prologue and Tale’, In: K. Cawsey and J. Harris  (eds). Transmission and Transformation in the Middle Ages: Texts and Contexts. Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007, pp.115-130.

Peer-Reviewed Journals
–, ‘Providing for the Learned Cleric: Schemas and Diagrams in Sacerdos Parochialis in British Library MS Burney 356’, Journal of the Early Book Society , 10 (2007), 129-149.

–, ‘A Sentence of Cursing in Cambridge MS Pembroke 285’, Leeds Studies in English , 35 (2004), 121-136.

Danielle  Clarke, Fionnuala Dillane, Katie Long, Naomi McAreavey and Niamh Pattwell, ‘Literature in Context: Enquiry-Based Learning for First Years’, Working with English , 2009 .

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