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Recent publications


  • Medieval English Travel, eds. Anthony Bale and Sebastian Sobecki (Oxford: Oxford University Press, in press, 2018/19)
  • The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of the Crusades, ed. Anthony Bale (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, in press, 2018)
  • Blood: Reflections on What Unites and Divides Us, eds. Anthony Bale and David Feldman (London: Bloomsbury, 2015)
  • The Book of Margery Kempe, translated by Anthony Bale (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2015)
  • John Mandeville, The Book of Marvels and Travels, translated by Anthony Bale (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2012)
  • Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages (London: Reaktion, 2010)
  • John Lydgate, The Lives of Ss Edmund and Fremund and the Extra Miracles of St Edmund, Edited from British Library MS Harley 2278 and Bodleian MS Ashmole 46, ed. Anthony Bale and A. S. G. Edwards (Middle English Texts series, Heidelberg: Universitaetsverlag Winter, 2009)
  • St Edmund King and Martyr: Changing Images of a Medieval Saint, editor of a collection of essays about the medieval cult of St Edmund (York: Medieval Press, 2009).
  • The Jew in the Medieval Book: English Antisemitisms 1350-1500 (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2006), Cambridge Studies in Medieval Literature #60

Chapters in books

  • ‘Chaucer’s Borders’, for ed. Ian Johnson, Geoffrey Chaucer in Context (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2018), in press
  • 'Dracula's Blood', in The Cambridge Companion to Dracula, ed. Roger Luckhurst (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2017)
  • 'Belligerent Literacy, Bookplates, and Graffiti: Dorothy Helbarton’s Book’, in ed. Adam Smyth and Gill Partington, Book Destruction (Basingstoke: Palgrave, 2014), 131-60
  • ‘Christians and Jews, Love and Hate’, in ed. Holly Crocker and Vance Smith, Middle English Literature: Criticism and Debate (London: Routledge, 2013), 73-81
  • ‘Afterword: the memory of atrocity’, in ed. Sethina Watson and Sarah Rees-Jones, The York Massacre of 1190 in Context (Woodbridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2012), 294-304
  • ‘Lydgate’s Chaucer’, in ed. Suzanne Conklin Akbari, The Oxford Handbook to Chaucer (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016), in press
  • '"A maner Latyn corrupt": Chaucer and the Absent Religions', for ed. Helen Phillips, Chaucer and Religion (Woodbridge: D. S. Brewer, 2010), 52-65
  • 'St Edmund in Fifteenth-Century London: The Lydgatian Miracles of St Edmund', in ed. Anthony Bale, St Edmund King and Martyr (York Medieval Press, 2009).
  • 'Christian Antisemitism and Intermedial Experience in Late Medieval England' for eds. Matthew Dimmock and Andrew Hadfield, Religions of the Book: Co-existence and Conflict 1400-1600 (Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan, 2008).
  • 'Boys, Lady Sibylle, c. 1370- c. 1456, literary patron', for The Oxford Dictionary of National Biography (summer 2008 update)
  • 'The female "Jewish" libido in medieval culture', in eds. Amanda Hopkins and Cory Rushton, The Erotic in the Literature of Medieval Britain (Cambridge: D. S. Brewer, 2007), pp.94-104
  • 'Stow's Medievalism and antique Judaism in early modern London', in eds. Ian A. Gadd and Alexandra Gillespie, John Stow (1525-1605) and the Making of the English Past (London: British Library, 2004) pp. 69-80.
  • 'Fictions of Judaism in England before 1290', in ed. Patricia Skinner, The Jews in Medieval Britain (Woodbridge: Boydell & Brewer, 2003) pp.129-144.

Papers in journals