Faculty of Arts - English, Drama and Writing Studies

Emeritus Professor Stephanie Hollis

BA (Adelaide), PhD (ANU)

Emeritus Professor

English, Drama and Writing Studies, Humanities

Email: s.hollis@auckland.ac.nz

1-11 Short St
Level 5
Room 527

Research interests

Medieval literature and society, Anglo-Saxon women, medievalism, Tolkien.


Current research

Anglo-Saxon Women and the Church: The Benedictine Reform and the Norman Conquest. A sequel to my Anglo-Saxon Women and the Church, Sharing a Common Fate (1992), on representations of women in the vernacular and Latin narrative sources c. 950-1150.

Goscelin’s Writings for the Nuns at Barking. Essays on hagiographical and liturgical works written for the Barking community in c.1086, with accompanying translations. In collaboration with Michael Wright.

Emeritus Professor Stephanie Hollis's Research

Recent publications

Stephanie Hollis, ed., "Writing the Wilton Women: Goscelin’s Legend of Edith and Liber Confortatorius". Medieval Women Texts and Contexts 9. Turnhout: Brepols, 2004. pp 453+xi.

Michael Wright and Stephanie Hollis, "Manuscripts of Trinity College, Cambridge". Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts in Microfiche Facsimile 12. Tempe: Arizona Centre for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, 2004. pp 95+x.

Stephanie Hollis and Alexandra Barratt, ed., Migrations: Medieval Manuscripts in New Zealand (Newcastle upon Tyne: Cambridge Scholars, 2007 (in press).

Stephanie Hollis, "'The Protection of God and the King': Wulfstan’s Legislation on Widows," in Wulfstan, Archbishop of York. The Proceedings of the Second Alcuin Conference. Studies in the Early Middle Ages 10. Ed. Matthew Townend. Turnhout: Brepols, 2004, pp 443-60.

Stephanie Hollis and Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, "St Albans and Women’s Monasticism: Lives and their Foundations in Christina’s World," in Christina of Markyate: A Twelfth-Century Holy Woman. Ed. Samuel Fanous and Henrietta Leyser. London and New York: Routledge. 2004, pp 25-52.

Stephanie Hollis, "Strategies of Emplacement and Displacement: St. Edith and the Wilton Community in Goscelin's Legend of Edith and Liber confortatorius," in A Place to Believe In: Locating Medieval Landscapes. Ed. Clare A. Lees and Gillian R. Overing. Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania University Press, 2006.

Emeritus Professor Stephanie Hollis's Recent Publications

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