The Transmission of Beowulf: Language, Culture, and Scribal Behavior (Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2017) 

Old English Philology: Studies in Honour of R.D. Fulk, ed. Leonard Neidorf, Rafael J. Pascual, and Tom Shippey (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2016)

The Dating of Beowulf: A Reassessment, ed. Leonard Neidorf (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2014) [Winner of CHOICE Outstanding Academic Title (2015) Distinction]



“Hygelac and His Daughter: Rereading Beowulf Lines 2985-2998,” Medium Ævum (forthcoming)

“Nicolay Yakovlev's Theory of Old English Meter: A Reassessment,” Neophilologus (forthcoming) [with Rafael J. Pascual]

“The Gepids in Beowulf,” ANQ (forthcoming)

“The Structure and Theme of The Fortunes of Men,” English Studies 101 (2020): 97-111

"The Finnsburg Fragment, Line 14: Language and Legend," The Explicator 78 (2020): 44-48

Beowulf and the Anglo-Saxon Postcolonial Imagination: Wine, Wealth, and Romanitas,” Modern Philology 117 (2019): 149-62

“The Emendation of Beowulf Line 156,” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 120 (2019): 77-82

“Garulf and Guthlaf in the Finnsburg Fragment,” Notes and Queries 66 (2019): 489-92

Maxims II, Line 10: Truth and Textual Criticism,” Studia Neophilologica 91 (2019): 241-48

“Line Length in Old English Poetry: A Chronological and Stylistic Criterion,” Neophilologus 103 (2019): 561-75 [with Yi Zhao and Jie Yu]

“Large-Scale Quantitative Profiling of the Old English Verse Tradition,” Nature Human Behaviour 3 (2019): 560-67 [with M. Krieger, M. Yakubek, P. Chaudhuri, and J. Dexter]

“Old Norse Influence on the Language of Beowulf: A Reassessment,” Journal of Germanic Linguistics 31 (2019): 298-322 [with Rafael J. Pascual]

“Dramatic Irony and Pagan Salvation in Beowulf,” ANQ 32 (2019): 137-39

“Caesar’s Wine and the Dating of Widsith,” Medium Ævum 88 (2019): 124-28

“The Language of Hrothgar’s Sermon,” Studia Neophilologica 91 (2019): 1-10

“Legends of Chilperic in Anglo-Saxon England,” ANQ 32 (2019): 6-8

Beowulf as Pre-National Epic: Ethnocentrism in the Poem and its Criticism,” ELH 85 (2018): 847-75

“An Old Norse Analogue to Wiglaf’s Lament (Beowulf Lines 3077-3086),” Neophilologus 102 (2018): 515-24

“The Archetype of Beowulf,” English Studies 99 (2018): 229-42

“Wealhtheow and Her Name: Etymology, Characterization, and Textual Criticism,” Neophilologus  102 (2018): 75-89

“J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Fall of Arthur: Creation from Literary Criticism,” Tolkien Studies 14 (2017): 91-113 

“Hildeburh’s Mourning and The Wife’s Lament,” Studia Neophilologica 89 (2017): 197-204

"Unferth's Ambiguity and the Trivialization of Germanic Legend," Neophilologus 101 (2017): 439-54

“The Composite Authorship of The Dream of the Rood,” Anglo-Saxon England 45 (2016): 49-68

"On the Dating and Authorship of Maxims I," Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 117 (2016): 137-53

“Philology, Allegory, and the Dating of Beowulf,” Studia Neophilologica 88 (2016): 97-115

“The Pejoration of Gædeling: From Old Germanic Consanguinity to Middle English Vulgarity,” Modern Philology 113 (2016): 441-59 

“Archbishop Wulfstan’s Ecclesiastical History of the English People,” English Studies 97 (2016): 207-25 

“On the Epistemology of Old English Scholarship,” Neophilologus 99 (2015): 631-46

“Cain, Cam, Jutes, Giants, and the Textual Criticism of Beowulf,” Studies in Philology 112 (2015): 599-632

“The Language of Beowulf and the Conditioning of Kaluza's Law,” Neophilologus 98 (2014): 657-73 [with Rafael J. Pascual]

“Lexical Evidence for the Relative Chronology of Old English Poetry,” SELIM 20 (2013-14): 7-48

“Beowulf before Beowulf: Anglo-Saxon Anthroponymy and Heroic Legend,” Review of English Studies 64 (2013): 553-73

“Scribal Errors of Proper Names in the Beowulf Manuscript,” Anglo-Saxon England 42 (2013): 249-69

“The Dating of Widsið and the Study of Germanic Antiquity,” Neophilologus 97 (2013): 165-83

II Æthelred and the Politics of The Battle of Maldon,” Journal of English and Germanic Philology 111 (2012): 451-73

VII Æthelred and the Genesis of the Beowulf Manuscript,” Philological Quarterly 89 (2010): 119-39



“The Beowulf Poet and Daniel of Winchester: Conversion Strategies and the Appositive Style,” to appear in English Philology and Linguistics: Essays in Honour of José Luis Martínez-Dueñas, ed. Miguel Ángel Martínez-Cabeza, Rafael J. Pascual, Belén Soria Clivillés, and Rocío G. Sumillera (forthcoming)

“Naming Children in Anglo-Saxon England: Ethnic Identity and Cultural Change,” in Childhood and Adolescence in Anglo-Saxon Literary Culture, ed. Susan Irvine and Winfried Rudolf (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2018), 32-47

Beowulf,” in Books to FilmCinematic Adaptations of Literary Worksvol. 1, ed. Barry Keith Grant (Farmington Hills: Gale-Cengage, 2018), 21-24

“Metrical Criteria for the Emendation of Old English Poetic Texts,” in Old English Philology: Studies in Honour of R.D. Fulk, ed. Leonard Neidorf, Rafael J. Pascual, and Tom Shippey (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2016), 52-68

“Introduction: R.D. Fulk and the Progress of Philology,” in Old English Philology: Studies in Honour of R.D. Fulk, ed. Leonard Neidorf, Rafael J. Pascual, and Tom Shippey (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2016), 1-16 

“Germanic Legend, Scribal Errors, and Cultural Change,” in The Dating of Beowulf: A Reassessment, ed. Leonard Neidorf (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2014), 37-57

“Introduction,” in The Dating of Beowulf: A Reassessment, ed. Leonard Neidorf (Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2014), 1-18



“The Condor and the Shepherdess (Bolivia),” “The Parrot Prince (Chile),” and “Nicholas the Fish (Colombia),” in Beauty and the Beast: Classic Tales about Animal Brides and Grooms from Around the World, ed. Maria Tatar (New York: Penguin Classics, 2017), 81-99.



Beowulf in Parallel Texts, trans. Sung-Il Lee, with a foreword by Robert D. Stevick,” English Studies 100 (2019): 928-31

“Thijs Porck, Old Age in Early Medieval England: A Cultural History,” Modern Philology 117 (2019): E82-E84

“Robert DiNapoli, A Far Light: A Reading of Beowulf,” English Studies 100 (2019): 728-30

“Ciaran Arthur, ‘Charms’, Liturgies, and Secret Rites in Early Medieval England,” Anglia 137 (2019): 356-60

“Geoffrey Russom, The Evolution of Verse Structure in Old and Middle English Poetry: From the Earliest Alliterative Poems to Iambic Pentameter,” English Studies 100 (2019): 108-9

“Daniel Anlezark, Alfred the Great,” ANQ 32 (2019): 65-6

“Brittany E. Schorn, Speaker and Authority in Old Norse Wisdom Poetry,” ANQ 32 (2019): 67-8

The Complete Old English Poems, trans. Craig Williamson, with an introduction by Tom Shippey,” English Studies 99 (2018): 705-11

“Elise Louviot, Direct Speech in Beowulf and Other Old English Narrative Poems,” English Studies 99 (2018): 580-82

“John Farrell, The Varieties of Authorial Intention: Literary Theory Beyond the Intentional Fallacy,”Studia Neophilologica 90 (2018): 269-72

“Tristan Major, Undoing Babel: The Tower of Babel in Anglo-Saxon Literature,” Anglia 136 (2018): 741-43

“Richard Sowerby, Angels in Early Medieval England,” Anglia 136 (2018): 542-45

“Juanita Feros Ruys, Demons in the Middle Ages,” Anglia 136 (2018): 546-48

“Susan E. Deskis, Alliterative Proverbs in Medieval England: Language Choice and Literary Meaning,” Modern Philology 115 (2018): E165-67

“Michael D.C. Drout, Yvette Kisor, Leah Smith, Allison Dennett, and Natasha Piirainen, Beowulf Unlocked: New Evidence from Lexomic Analysis,” ANQ 31 (2018): 64-7

“Jonathan Davis-Secord, Joinings: Compound Words in Old English Literature,” Philological Quarterly 96 (2017): 395-98

“Shami Ghosh, Writing the Barbarian Past: Studies in Early Medieval Historical Narrative,” ANQ  30 (2017): 275-76

Andreas: An Edition, ed. Richard North and Michael D.J. Bintley,” Studia Neophilologica 89 (2017): 302-5

The Psalms and Medieval English Literature: From the Conversion to the Reformation, ed. Tamara Atkin and Francis Leneghan,” Anglia 135 (2017): 587-89 

“Michelle P. Brown, The Book and the Transformation of Britain, c. 550-1050: A Study in Written and Visual Literacy and Orality,” Anglia 132.3 (2014): 604-6

Genesis A: A New Edition, Revised, ed. A.N. Doane,” Anglia 132.2 (2014): 389-93

“Peter Baker, Honour, Exchange, and Violence in Beowulf,” Anglia 131.4 (2013): 646-48

The Old English Epic of Waldere, ed. John Himes,” Anglia 130.1 (2012): 158-61

“Hugh Magennis, Translating Beowulf: Modern Versions in English Verse,” Anglia 129.3-4 (2011): 481-84

Anglo-Saxon Culture and the Modern Imagination, ed. David Clark & Nicholas Perkins,” Anglia 129.1-2 (2011): 152-55

On the Aesthetics of Beowulf and Other Old English Poems, ed. John M. Hill,” Anglia 129.1-2 (2011): 150-52