Mary C. Erler

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Distinguished Professor,
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Co-editor, Fordham U Press Series in Medieval Studies

BA, St. Mary's College; MA, University of Chicago; PhD, University of Chicago

Research and Teaching Interests: Medieval and early modern literature; women's reading and book ownership; early English printing

About Mary Erler

Professor Erler is the author of Reading and Writing During the Dissolution: Monks, Friars, and Nuns 1530-1558 (Cambridge, 2013); Records of Early English Drama: Ecclesiastical London (Toronto, 2008); and Women, Reading; and Piety in Late Medieval England (Cambridge, 2002). She has co-edited two collections: Women and Power in the Middle Ages (Georgia, 1988) and Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages (Cornell, 2003). Her articles include "Devotional Literature" in the Cambridge History of the Book in Britain Vol. 3, 1400-1557 (Cambridge, 1999) and "English Vowed Women at the End of the Middle Ages," Medieval Studies (1995).