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Catherine Innes-Parker

I am currently studying Middle English devotional literature, with a focus on the translation of literature from French or Latin into Middle English in the 15th century. I am editing a translation of Bonaventure’s Lignum Vitae.

  • B.A., McMaster, 1979
  • M.A., McMaster, 1981
  • Ph.D., Memorial, 1992
(902) 566-0428
Research Interests: 
  • Medieval Literature
  • Vernacular Theology
  • Lay Literacy
  1. Texts and Traditions of Medieval Pastoral Care. Essays in Honour of Bella Millett, ed. Cate Gunn and C. Innes-Parker. York Medieval Press, Boydell and Brewer, 2009.
  2. Þe passioun of our lord: A Middle English Life of Christ in St. John’s College, Cambridge, MS G.20.” Forum for Modern Language Studies, 43:3 (July, 2007) 199-222; 44:1 (January, 2008) 1-11; 44:3 (July, 2008) 276-294.
  3. “Þe Wohunge of Ure Lauerd and the Tradition of Affective Devotion: Rethinking Text and Audience.” The Milieu and Context of the Wohunge Group, ed. Susanna Chewning (University of Wales Press, 2009) pp. 96-122.
  4. “The Middle English Doctrine of the Hert and its Manuscript Context.” De Doctrina Cordis: Translations, Texts and Contexts, ed. Denis Renevey and Christiania Whitehead (University of Exeter Press, forthcoming).
  5. "Anchoritic Elements of Holkham Misc. 41.” in Intersections of Gender and Enclosure in the Middle Ages, ed. E. Herbert MacAvoy and M. Hughes Edwards, 172-181. Aberystwyth: University of Wales Press, 2005.
Current Collaborators (non-UPEI): 

Dr. Cate Gunn (Essex, England); Dr. C. Grise (McMaster); E. Bosmans (Brussels)