Dr Ayoush Lazikani

 Ayoush specializes in devotional, contemplative, and other spiritual writing from the eleventh to thirteenth centuries. Her research has focused on emotion in English, Latin, and Anglo-Norman texts in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries. She has particular interests in literature written for religious recluses in the pre- and post-Conquest periods.

 

She is currently working on a book project within the field of comparative literature: a study of medieval Christian and Islamic devotional and contemplative texts.

Old and Middle English (Prelims and FHS Course I and Course II); Andalusian Arabic lyric (Course II Paper 2); various dissertation topics on Old and Middle English-- including saints' lives, devotional literature, lyrics, and Arthurian romance.

  

Publications

  • The Wounded Beloved: Affective Wounding in Ancrene Wisse and the Wooing Group

  • Seeking Intimacy in the Wooing Group

  • The Vagabond Mind: Depression and the Medieval Anchorite

  • Liminal Performance in Hali Meiðhad

  • SPECULUM INCLUSORUM/A MIRROR FOR RECLUSES: A LATE-MEDIEVAL GUIDE FOR ANCHORITES AND ITS MIDDLE ENGLISH TRANSLATION

  • More
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