Member Publications


Arcangeli, A. L’altro che danza: Il villano, il selvaggio, la strega nell’immaginario della prima età moderna. Milan: Edizioni Unicopli, 2018.

Bailey, M. L. Socialising the Child in Late Medieval England, c.1400‒1600. York Medieval Press, 2012, re-released on paperback in 2018. 269pp.

Barbezat, M. D. Burning Bodies: Communities, Eschatology, and the Punishment of Heresy in the Middle Ages. Cornell University Press, 2019 (published December 2018).

Barclay, K. Caritas: Neighbourly Love and the Early Modern Self. Oxford University Press, 2021.

Barclay, K. Men on Trial: Performing Emotion, Embodiment and Identity in Ireland, 1800–45. Manchester University Press, 2019 (published Nov. 2018).

Barclay, K. The History of Emotions: A Student Guide to Methods and Sources. Macmillan Education UK/Red Globe Press, September 2020.

Barra, V. The Musician and the Senator The Microhistory of a Friendship. London: Routledge, 2023.

Boquet, D. and P. Nagy. Medieval Sensibilities: A History of Emotions in the Middle Ages. Cambridge, Polity Press, 2018. Translated by R. Shaw.

Boquet, D. and P. Nagy. Medioevo sensibile: Una storia delle emozioni (secoli III–XV). Rome: Carocci, 2018.

Brooks, A.  Genealogies of Emotions, Intimacies and Desire: Theories of Changes in Emotional Regimes from Medieval Society to Late Modernity. London: Routledge, 2017.

Cassidy-Welch, M. War and Memory at the Time of the Fifth Crusade. Philadelphia: Penn State University Press, 2019.

Cohen-Hanegbi, N. Caring for the Living Soul: Emotions, Medicine and Penance in the Late Medieval Mediterranean. Leiden: Brill, 2017.

Crozier-De Rosa, S. Shame and the Anti-Feminist Backlash: Britain, Ireland and Australia, 1890–1920. New York and London: Routledge, 2018.

Dale, A. The Printed Reader: Gender, Quixotism, and Textual Bodies in Eighteenth-Century Britain. Lewisburg: Bucknell University Press, 2019.

Essary, K. Erasmus and Calvin on the Foolishness of God: Reason and Emotion in the Christian Philosophy. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017.

Fernandez, L. and S. J. Matt. Bored, Lonely, Angry, Stupid: Changing Feelings about Technology, from the Telegraph to Twitter. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard University Press, 2019.

Gibbard, P (translator and editor). The Dream, by Émile Zola, translated with an introduction and notes by P. Gibbard. Oxford World’s Classics. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Grassi, U. Sodoma: Persecuzioni, affetti, pratiche sociali (secoli VX-VIII). (Sodom: Persecutions, Affects, and Social Practices (V–XVIII centuries). Rome: Carocci Editore, 2019.

Haebich, A. Dancing in Shadows: Histories of Nyungar Performance. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2018.

Holloway, S. The Game of Love in Georgian England: Courtship, Emotions, and Material Culture. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2019.

Hutchison, E. Affective Communities in World Politics: Collective Emotions After Trauma. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2016.

Ibbett, K. Compassion’s Edge: Fellow-Feeling and Its Limits in Early Modern France. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.

Knecht, Ross. The Grammar Rules of Affection: Passion and Pedagogy in Sidney, Shakespeare, and Jonson. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2021.

Irish, B. J. Emotion in the Tudor Court: Literature, History, and Early Modern Feeling. Evanston, IL: Northwestern University Press, 2018.

Konstan, D. In the Orbit of Love: Affection in Ancient Greece and Rome. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Lydon, J. Imperial Emotions: The Politics of Empathy Across the British Empire. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2019.

Millar, C.-R. Witchcraft, the Devil and Emotions in Early Modern England. London: Routledge, 2017.

Osborn, Carly. Tragic Novels, René Girard and the American Dream: Sacrifice in Suburbia. London: Bloomsbury, 2021.

Phillips, Brid. Shakespeare and Emotional Expression: Finding Feeling through Colour. London: Routledge, 2022.

Prendergast, T. and S. J. Trigg. Affective Medievalism: Love, Abjection and Discontent. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2018. Paperback 2020.

Reddan, Bronwyn. Love, Power, and Gender in Seventh-Century French Fairytales. Nebraska: University of Nebraska Press, 2021.

Roberts, Matthew. Chartism, Commemoration and the Cult of the Radical Hero. Routledge, 2020.

Rosenthal, L. J. Ways of the World: Theater and Cosmopolitanism in the Restoration and Beyond. Cornell University Press, 2020.

Rosenwein, B. Anger: The Conflicted History of an Emotion. Yale: Yale University Press, 2020.

Ruys, J. F. Demons in the Middle Ages. Kalamazoo, MI: Arc Humanities Press, 2017.

Schuler, B. Theorising Emotions: An Enquiry into the Emotion Knowledge of Premodern Tamil Treatises. Heidelberg: HASP, 2022.

Smithies, K. Introducing the Medieval Ass. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 2020.

Stearns, P. N. Shame: A Brief History. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2017.

White, R. S. A Midsummer Night’s Dream: Language and Writing. London: Bloomsbury, 2020.

White, R. S. Keats’s Anatomy of Melancholy: Lamia, Isabella, The Eve of St Agnes and Other Poems (1820). Edinburgh: Edinburgh University Press, 2020.

White, R. S. Ambivalent Macbeth. Sydney: Sydney University Press, 2018.

Edited BOOKS

Anleu, S. R., and K. Mack, eds. Judging and Emotion: A Socio-Legal Analysis. London: Routledge, 2021.

Bailey, M. L., and K. Barclay, eds. Emotion, Ritual and Power in Europe, 1200‒1920: Family, State and Church. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2017.

Bailey, M. L., T. M. Colwell and Julie Hotchin, eds. Women and Work in Premodern Europe: Experiences, Relationships and Cultural Representation c. 1100–1800. London: Routledge, 2018.

Barclay, K., S. Crozier-De Rosa and P. N. Stearns, eds. Sources for the History of Emotions: A Guide. Routledge, 2020.

Barclay, K., J. Meek and A. Thomson, eds. Courtship, Marriage and Marriage Breakdown: Approaches from the History of Emotion. New York: Routledge, 2019.

Barclay, K., and A. Milka, eds. Cultural Histories of Law, Media and Emotion: Public Justice. London: Routledge, 2023.

Barclay, K., E. Chalus, and Deborah Simonton, eds. The Routledge History of Loneliness. London: Routledge, 2023.

Barclay, K., and J. Riddle, eds. Urban Emotions and the Making of the City: Interdisciplinary Perspectives. London: Routledge, 2021.

Borges, M. J. and S. Cancian, eds. Migrant Letters: Emotional Language, Mobile Identities, and Writing Practices in Historical Perspective, 1st Edition. Routledge, 2018.

Broomhall, S., J. W. Davidson and A. Lynch, general eds. A Cultural History of The Emotions Volumes 1–6. London: Bloomsbury, 2019. (See full table of contents for each volume here.)

Broomhall, S. and A. Lynch, eds. A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Late-Medieval, Reformation and Renaissance Age (1300–1600) Volume 3. London: Bloomsbury, 2019. (See full table of contents for this volume here.)

Broomhall, S. and A. Lynch, eds. The Routledge History of Emotions in Europe, 1100-1700. London: Routledge, 2019.

Broomhall, S., ed. Early Modern Emotions: An Introduction. London and New York: Routledge, 2017.

Cohen-Hanegbi, N. and P. Nagy, eds. Pleasure in the Middle Ages (International Medieval Research). Turnhout: Brepols Publishers, 2018.

Dalton H., ed. Keeping Family in an Age of Long Distance Trade, Imperial Expansion, and Exile, 1550–1850. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press, 2020.

Davidson, J. W. and J. Damousi, eds. A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Modern and Post-Modern Age (1920–2000+) Volume 6. London: Bloomsbury, 2019. (See full table of contents for this volume here.)

Dell, H., and H. Hickey, eds. Singing Death: Reflections on Music and Mortality. London: Routledge, 2017.

Downes, S., S. Holloway and S. Randles, eds. Feeling Things: Objects and Emotions Through History. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

Fox, Cora., Bradley J. Irish and Cassie M. Miura, eds. Emotions in Early Modern Literature and Culture. Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2021.

Garrido, S. and J. W. Davidson. Music, Nostalgia and Memory: Historical and Psychological Perspectives. Cham: Springer (Palgrave Macmillan), 2019.

Gerzic, M., and A. Norrie, eds. From Medievalism to Early-Modernism: Adapting the English Past. Paperback edn. Abingdon, Oxon; New York: Routledge, 2020.

Grassi, U., ed. Mediterranean Crossings: Sexual Transgressions in Islam and Christianity (10th–18th Centuries). Viella, 2020.

Hacke, D., C. Jarzebowski and H. Ziegler, eds. Matters of Engagement. Emotions, Identity and Cultural Contact in the Premodern World. Abingdon, Oxon: Routledge, 2020.

Haskell, Y. and R. Garrod, eds. Changing Hearts: Performing Jesuit Emotions between Europe, Asia and the Americas. Leiden: Brill, 2019.

Hodge, J., S. Cowdell, C. Fleming and C. Osborn, eds. Does Religion Cause Violence? Multidisciplinary Perspectives on Violence and Religion in the Modern World. London: Bloomsbury, 2018.

Kirwan, P., and K. Prince, eds. The Arden Research Handbook of Shakespeare and Contemporary Performance. London: Bloomsbury, 2021.

Lemmings, D., C. Walker and K. Barclay, eds. A Cultural History of the Emotions in the Baroque and Enlightenment Age (1600–1780) Volume 4. London: Bloomsbury, 2019. (See full table of contents for this volume here.)

Lemmings, D. and A. N. May, eds. Criminal Justice During the Long Eighteenth Century: Theatre, Representation and Emotion. Routledge: London and New York, 2019 (published October 2018).

Macdonald, R., E. K. M. Murphy and E. L. Swann, eds. Sensing the Sacred in Medieval and Early Modern Culture. London: Routledge, 2018

Maddern, P, J. McEwan and A. M. Scott, eds. Performing Emotions in Early Europe. Turnhout: Brepols, 2018.

Marchant, A., ed. Historicising Heritage and Emotions: The Affective Histories of Blood, Stone and Land. London: Routledge, 2019.

Martín-Moruno, D. and B. Pichel, eds. Emotional Bodies: The Historical Performativity of Emotions. Champaign: University of Illinois Press, 2019.

McIlroy, C., and A. M. Scott, eds. Literature, Emotions, and Pre-Modern War: Conflict in Medieval and Early Modern Europe. ARC Humanities Press, 2021.

Megna, P., B. Phillips and R. S. White, eds. Hamlet and Emotions. London: Palgrave Macmillan, 2019.

O’Loughlin, K., ed. Women’s Travel Writings in India 1777–1854: Volume II: Harriet Newell, Memoirs of Mrs Harriet Newell, Wife of the Reverend Samuel Newell, American Missionary to India (1815); and Eliza Fay, Letters from India (1817). London: Routledge, March 2020.

Rawnsley, C. and R. S. White. The New Fortune Theatre: That Vast Open Stage. Perth: UWA Publishing, 2018.

Ruys, J. F., M. W. Champion and K. Essary, eds. Before Emotion: The Language of Feeling, 400–1800. London and New York: Routledge, 2019.

Scott, A. M. and M. D. Barbezat, eds. Fluid Bodies in Pre-Modern Literature, Theology, and Art: Rethinking Expressions of Bodies and their Fluids. Leeds: ARC Humanities Press, 2019.

Tarantino, G., G. Riello and J. M. P. Fernández, Encounters at Sea: Paper, Objects and Sentiments in Motion Across the Mediterranean. Pontedera: Bandecchi & Vivaldi, 2020.

Tarantino, G. and C. Zika, eds. Feeling Exclusion: Religious Conflict, Exile and Emotions in Early Modern Europe. London: Routledge, 2019.


Barclay, K., A. Lynch and G. Tarantino, eds. Emotions: History, Culture, Society 4.2 (2020).

Barclay, K., A. Lynch and G. Tarantino, eds. Emotions: History, Culture, Society 4.1 (2020).

Barclay, K., A. Lynch and G. Tarantino, eds. Emotions: History, Culture, Society 3.2 Special Issue: Social Emotions (2019).

Barclay, K., A. Lynch and G. Tarantino, eds. Emotions: History, Culture, Society 3.1 (2019).

Barclay, K., A. Lynch and G. Tarantino, eds. Emotions: History, Culture, Society 2.2 (2018).

Barclay, K., A. Lynch and G. Tarantino, eds. Emotions: History, Culture, Society 2.1 (2018).

Barclay, K., and S. Holloway, eds. ‘Interrogating Romantic Love’, special issue, Cultural and Social History: The Journal of the Social History Society 17.3 (2020).

D’Arcens, L. and A. Lynch, eds. ‘Feeling for the Premodern’, special issue, Exemplaria 30.3 (2018).

Dell, H., A. Lynch and E. R. Upton, eds. ‘Music, Emotions, Medievalism’,  special issue, postmedieval 10.4 (2019). (Published in January 2020).

Dieckmann, S. and J. W. Davidson, eds. ‘Peace, Empathy and Conciliation through Music’, special issue, International Journal of Community Music 12.3 (Dec 2019).

Essary, K., ed. ‘Erasmus and Emotion’, special issue, Erasmus Studies 40.2 (2020).

Konishi, S. ed. ‘Feeling the Past: Indigenous Emotion and History’, special issue, Journal of Australian Studies 44.2 (2020).

Lemmings, D. and K. Temple, eds. ‘The Emotional Lives of Constitutional Patriotism’, Interdisciplinary Forum, Emotions: History, Culture, Society 2.1 (2018).

Marchant, A., and J.-H. Nancarrow, eds. ‘Practice, Performance, and Emotions in Medieval and Early Modern Cultural Heritage’, special issue, Parergon 36.2 (2019).

Marcocci, G. and G. Tarantino, eds. ‘Empires, Beliefs, Emotions: Cross-Cultural Affective Histories’, special issue, CROMOHS 20 (2015–2016).

Parisot, E., and G. Dooley, eds. ‘Austen Now’, special issue, The Journal of Popular Culture, 53.4 (2020).

Ruys, J. F. ‘An Alternative History of Empathy’, Interdisciplinary Forum, Emotions: History, Culture, Society 2.2 (2018).

Tarantino, G., ed. From Comparative to Global History: Assessing Relational Approaches to the Past, special issue, CROMOHS 21 (2017–2018).

Book Chapters

Steinhoff, Judith. “Gendering Prayer in Trecento Florence: Tomb Paintings in Santa Croce and San Remigio.” In Stephen Perkinson and Noa Turel, eds Picturing Death 1200-1600. (Leiden: Brill, 2021), pp. 64-78.

For more publications on the History of Emotions, we recommend the Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions bibliography.