Launched in 1989, Exemplaria publishes papers that reconsider the methods and aims of scholarship on the medieval and early modern periods, broadly conceived. Authors are invited to submit work that promotes the journal’s interpretive aims and moves, engages critical theories, or otherwise seeks to sharpen the edges of current intellectual or literary debates. The editors are committed to a rigorous, productive, and strictly double-blind process of peer review, which is usually completed within three months.

The Times Literary Supplement said of Exemplaria that 'it breaks into new territory, while never compromising on scholarly quality'.

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Latest articles

Volume 27 (4)

Histoire Imparfaite: Gilote et Johane and the Counterfactual Lessons of Harley 2253
Daniel Birkholz, vol. 27 (4): 273-306
Richard II and the Unforgetting Messiah
Doug Eskew, vol. 27 (4): 307-328
The Beast That Therefore Chrétien Is: The Poetics, Logic, and Ethics of Beastliness in Yvain
Charlie Samuelson, vol. 27 (4): 329-351
Medieval Modes of Community
Randy P. Schiff, vol. 27 (4): 352-361

Volume 27 (3)

Men as Meat: Exploiting Jewish Law in Ælfric’s Translation of Maccabees
Mo Pareles, vol. 27 (3): 185-204
“Love will not be idle”: Penance, Fantasy, and Desire in Richard Rolle’s The Form of Living
Joshua Easterling, vol. 27 (3): 205-221
Reading the Adulterous/Treasonous Queen in Early Modern England: Malory’s Guinevere and Anne Boleyn
Ruth Lexton, vol. 27 (3): 222-241
Elegia Septima and Milton’s Erotic Temporalities
John Garrison, vol. 27 (3): 242-261
The Legacy of Geoffrey of Monmouth: Some Studies on Medieval Insular History and Fiction
David Rollo, vol. 27 (3): 262-269

Volume 27 (1-2)

Introduction: Genre as Form-of-Life
Ingrid Nelson, vol. 27 (1-2): 3-17
Reading for the End: Prescriptive Writing and the Practice of Genre
Jennifer Jahner, vol. 27 (1-2): 18-34
Mirror, Mirror: Princely Hermeneutics, Practical Constitutionalism, and the Genres of the English Fürstenspiegel
Matthew Giancarlo, vol. 27 (1-2): 35-54
The Proverb as Embedded Microgenre in Chaucer and The Dialogue of Solomon and Marcolf
Nancy Mason Bradbury, vol. 27 (1-2): 55-72
Compendious Genres: Higden, Trevisa, and the Medieval Encyclopedia
Emily Steiner, vol. 27 (1-2): 73-92
Towards a Material Allegory: Allegory and Urban Space in Hoccleve, Langland, and Gower
Ethan Knapp, vol. 27 (1-2): 93-109
Genus and Genre: The Old French Verse Roman d’Alexandre, Alexander and Dindimus, and MS Bodl. 264
Jane Gilbert, vol. 27 (1-2): 110-128
Dance in a Haunted Space: Genre, Form, and the Middle English Carol
Seeta Chaganti, vol. 27 (1-2): 129-149
Horrific Visions of the Host: A Meditation on Genre
Eleanor Johnson, vol. 27 (1-2): 150-166
Afterwords: Forms of Death
Ardis Butterfield, vol. 27 (1-2): 167-182

Volume 26 (4)

Beyond Nostalgia: Formula and Novelty in Old English Literature
Manish Sharma, vol. 26 (4): 303-327