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Helen Solterer

Professor of Romance Studies
Romance Studies
Box 90257, Durham, NC 27708-0257
217B Language Center, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours Wednesdays, 5-6 pm.
& by appt.  

Selected Publications


Migrants shaping Europe, past and present: A roundtable

Journal Article Postmedieval · January 1, 2024 Critics of early Arabic, French, Italian, and Spanish literatures, and a historian of religions engage with questions raised by the collection, Migrants shaping Europe, past and present: Multilingual literatures, arts, and cultures (Manchester University P ... Full text Cite

The master and Minerva: Disputing women in French medieval culture

Book · September 1, 2023 Can words do damage? For medieval culture, the answer was unambiguously yes. And as Helen Solterer contends, in French medieval culture the representation of women exemplified the use of injurious language. Solterer investigates the debates over women betw ... Cite

Migrants shaping Europe, past and present: Multilingual literatures, arts, and cultures

Book · November 8, 2022 This comparative volume examines the sustained contribution of migrants to Europe’s literatures, social cultures, and arts over centuries. Europe has never been a continent bounded by the seas that surround it. In premodern times, migrants imprinted the la ... Open Access Link to item Cite

In transit

Chapter · November 8, 2022 Cite

Introduction

Book · November 8, 2022 Cite

A timely villon: Anachrony and premodern poetic fiction

Journal Article New Literary History · June 1, 2021 Full text Cite

Timely Fictions

Book · 2017 Cite

Another Land's End of Literature

Chapter · March 17, 2016 Cite

“Strange or Elegant or Foul Matter,”

Journal Article Exemplaria, 25 (2013) · 2013 Link to item Cite

Migrants shaping Europe, past and present: A roundtable

Journal Article Postmedieval · January 1, 2024 Critics of early Arabic, French, Italian, and Spanish literatures, and a historian of religions engage with questions raised by the collection, Migrants shaping Europe, past and present: Multilingual literatures, arts, and cultures (Manchester University P ... Full text Cite

The master and Minerva: Disputing women in French medieval culture

Book · September 1, 2023 Can words do damage? For medieval culture, the answer was unambiguously yes. And as Helen Solterer contends, in French medieval culture the representation of women exemplified the use of injurious language. Solterer investigates the debates over women betw ... Cite

Migrants shaping Europe, past and present: Multilingual literatures, arts, and cultures

Book · November 8, 2022 This comparative volume examines the sustained contribution of migrants to Europe’s literatures, social cultures, and arts over centuries. Europe has never been a continent bounded by the seas that surround it. In premodern times, migrants imprinted the la ... Open Access Link to item Cite

In transit

Chapter · November 8, 2022 Cite

Introduction

Book · November 8, 2022 Cite

A timely villon: Anachrony and premodern poetic fiction

Journal Article New Literary History · June 1, 2021 Full text Cite

Timely Fictions

Book · 2017 Cite

Another Land's End of Literature

Chapter · March 17, 2016 Cite

“Strange or Elegant or Foul Matter,”

Journal Article Exemplaria, 25 (2013) · 2013 Link to item Cite

Teaching Abroad With Obama

Other InsideHigherEd.com · 2008 Cite

Teaching Free Speech in Times of War

Other InsiderHigherEd.com · September 2007 Cite

Defense of Women

Chapter · 2005 Cite

Fiction versus Defamation: The Quarrel over the Romance of the Rose

Journal Article The Medieval History Journal · 1999 Cite

Performer le passé

Chapter · 1998 Cite

Performing pasts: A dialogue with Paul Zumthor

Journal Article Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies · 1997 Link to item Cite

The Waking of Medieval Theatricality, Paris 1935-1995

Journal Article New Literary History · 1996 Cite

The Waking of Medieval Theatricality: Paris 1935-1995

Journal Article New Literary History · 1996 Full text Cite

Dismembering, Remembering the Châtelain de Couci

Journal Article Romance Philology · November 1992 Link to item Cite