Fiona Somerset (NHC Fellow, 2006–07)

Project Title

Feeling Like Saints: Lollard Affect and the Contestation of Holiness, 1370-1550

Duke University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2006–07

Fiona Somerset worked extensively on and completed Four Wycliffite Dialogues, a critical edition with commentary, for the Early English Text Society (Oxford University Press, forthcoming), and drafted the remaining two chapters of a monograph Feeling Like Saints. She wrote an article on "Emotions" for the Cambridge Companion to Christian Mysticism (forthcoming 2008) and a book review for Speculum. In addition, she edited (with Lawrence Warner and Andrew Cole) The Yearbook of Langland Studies, vol. 20 (2006).