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Professor Veronica O'Mara

Professor of Medieval English Literature

Faculty and Department

  • Faculty of Arts Cultures and Education
  • School of The Arts

Summary

Professor O'Mara's main expertise is in religious literature in the medieval and renaissance period in England and throughout Europe. Currently on a research-only contract. She is also interested in all aspects of medieval studies and is engaged in various collaborative projects with colleagues at home and abroad. External funding for research obtained from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, British Academy, Bibliographical Society, Ferens Education Trust, University of Missouri-Kansas City Women's Center, University of Missouri Research Board, Society for Medieval Feminist Scholarship, Modern Humanities Research Association, Fonds Wetenschappelijk Onderzoek (FWO) / Research Foundation Flanders, Universiteit Antwerpen; Leeds Philosophical and Literary Society, the University of Leeds.

Book

Nuns’ literacies in medieval Europe: The Kansas City dialogue

Blanton, V., O'Mara, V., & Stoop, P. (2015). Nuns’ literacies in medieval Europe: The Kansas City dialogue. Brepols. https://doi.org/10.1484/M.MWTC-EB.5.108474

Book Chapter

Nuns and writing in Late Medieval England: The quest continues

O'Mara, V. (2015). Nuns and writing in Late Medieval England: The quest continues. In V. Blanton, V. O'Mara, & P. Stoop (Eds.), Nuns’ literacies in medieval Europe: The Kansas City dialogueBrepols

A Victorian Response to a Fifteenth-Century Incunabulum: The 'Boy Bishop' Sermon and How it was First Edited

O'Mara, V. (2013). A Victorian Response to a Fifteenth-Century Incunabulum: The 'Boy Bishop' Sermon and How it was First Edited. Preaching the Word in Manuscript and Print in Late Medieval England, 0 - 0. Brepols

The Lyfe of Seynt Birgette: An Edition of a Swedish Saint for an English Audience

Hutchison, A., & O'Mara, V. (2018). The Lyfe of Seynt Birgette: An Edition of a Swedish Saint for an English Audience. In C. Batt, & R. Tixier (Eds.), Booldly bot meekly: Essays on the theory and practice of translation in the Middle Ages in honour of Roger EllisTurnhout, Belgium: Brepols

The late Medieval English nun and her scribal activity: a complicated quest

O'Mara, V. (2013). The late Medieval English nun and her scribal activity: a complicated quest. Nuns' Literacies in Medieval Europe: The Hull Dialogue, 69 - 93. Brepols