102 Dawson's Row
Material Culture, Medieval, Poetry, Renaissance
- Teaching with the Norton Anthology of English Literature: A Guide for Instructors, with Sondra Archimedes, Laura Runge, and Philip Schwyzer, W.W. Norton & Company, Inc., 2011
- Literary Character, Cornell University Press, 2003
- The Oxford Edition of the Collected Works of Edmund Spenser, General Editor (one of five); a five-volume critical edition, two classroom texts, and an electronic archive (Oxford University Press, in preparation) (Editor)
- “The Duchess and the Cadaver: Doubling and Microarchitecture in Late Medieval Art” in Personification: Embodying Meaning and Emotion, ed. Bart Ramakers and Walter Melion (Brill, 2016), 575-600
- “Acoustic Delay: Body Technique in the Hortus Conclusus” in Sound and Scent in the Garden, ed D. Fairchild Ruggles (Cambridge: Harvard-Dumbarton Oaks, 2016), 31-51
- “The Proximity of the Virtual: A. C. Spearing’s Experientiality (or, Roaming with Palamon and Arcite)” in Readings in Medieval Textuality: A Celebratory Excursion for A. C. Spearing, ed. Cristina Cervone and D. Vance Smith (Suffolk: Boydell & Brewer, 2016), 15-30
- “Art and Orientation,” New Literary History 44 no. 4 (Autumn 2013), 597-618
- “Elegy” with Gordon Braden and “Personification” in The New Princeton Encyclopedia of Poetry and Poetics, ed. Roland Greene (Princeton University Press, 2012), 397-99, 1025-27
- “A Vewe of the Presente State of Ireland (1596, 1633)” in The Oxford Handbook of Spenser Studies, ed. Richard McCabe (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2010), 314-32
- “Towards a History of Performativity: Sacrament, Social Contract, and The Merchant of Venice” in Medieval Shakespeare, ed. Curtis Perry and John Watkins (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2009), 68-77
- “Return to the Word Hoard” in What Should I Read Next?, ed. Jessica Feldman and Robert Stilling (Charlottesville: University of Virginia Press, 2008), 190-92
- "Shylock’s Virtual Injuries," Shakespeare Studies 34 (2006).
- "Macbeth and the Rhetoric of Political Forms" in Shakespeare and Scotland, ed. Willy Maley and Andrew Murphy (Manchester: Manchester University Press, 2004).
- "Chaucer and the Elizabethan Invention of the ‘Selfe’ " in Approaches to Teaching Shorter Elizabethan Poetry, ed. Patrick Cheney and Anne Lake Prescott (MLA, 2000).
- "The Ship Adrift" in "The Tempest" and its Travels, ed. William H. Sherman and Peter Hulme (Reaktion Books, 2000).
- "The Romance Hypothetical: Lordship and the Saracens in Sir Isumbras" in The Spirit of Medieval English Popular Romance, ed. Jane Gilbert and Ad Putter (Longman, 2000).
- "The Empire and the Waif: Consent and Conflict of Laws in the Man of Law’s Tale" in Medieval Literature and Historical Inquiry, ed. David Aers (D. S. Brewer, 2000).
- "The Rhetoric of Political Forms: Social Persons and the Criterion of Fit in Colonial Law, Macbeth, and The Irish Masqve at Covrt," in Form and Reform in Renaissance England: Essays in Honor of Barbara Kiefer Lewalski, ed. Amy Boesky and Mary Thomas Crane (University of Delaware Press, 2000).
- "Chaucer’s Hard Cases" in Medieval Crime and Social Control, ed. Barbara A. Hanawalt and David Wallace (University of Minnesota Press, 1999).
- "The Afterlife of the Civil Dead: Conquest in The Knight’s Tale" in Critical Essays on Geoffrey Chaucer, ed. Thomas C. Stillinger (G.K. Hall, 1998).
- "Civil Death and the Maiden: Agency and the Conditions of Contract in Piers Plowman," Speculum (1995).
- "The Failure of Moral Philosophy in the Work of Edmund Spenser," Representations (1995).
- "Misogyny and Economic Person in Skelton, Langland, and Chaucer," Spenser Studies (1992); reprinted in Derek Pearsall, ed., From Chaucer to Spenser: A Critical Reader (Blackwell’s, 1999)
- "Authenticity and Corporate Forms in the Imagination of Feminism," in Harvard Women’s Law Journal (1991).
Work in Other Media
- “Nurseries of Body Techniques,” interviewed in three parts by Phyllis Odessey, Director of Horticulture, Randall’s Island Park Alliance, New York, at https://phyllisodessey.wordpress.com/tag/elizabeth-fowler/
- “Living Literature: Sir Gawain and the Green Knight,” with Clare Kinney and A. C. Spearing, WTJU, Charlottesville, VA, October 2013
- Invited guest, National Public Radio, “On Point With Tom Ashbrook,” on Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, trans. Simon Armitage, 9 October 2007.
- “Elizabeth Fowler Describes Spenser Project,” UVa Today Video, 14 December 2007.
- Architect of a series of custom and spec residences in Massachusetts and Virginia, 1984-2006
- The Hi Sheriffs of Blue, a collaboration with the painters George Condo and Mark Dagley and the sculptor Seth Weinhardt; reviewed by The New York Times, Village Voice, New Musical Express (UK); performances in New York at the Mudd Club, CBGBs, Max’s Kansas City, Tier 3. Electric bass guitar, keyboard, backing vocals.
______, NYC 1980, LP, vinyl and CD, Feeding Tube Records, Easthampton, MA, 2014
______, “Cold Chills, part 1 and 2,” Roller Skate Records, 1981, rpt. 2012
______, “Ain’t But Sweet 16,” “My Big Vacation,” 7”, Roller Skate Records, 1980, rpt. 2002
______, “Hi Sheriffs of Blue,” 12” compilation, Jimboco Records, 1982
______, “Cold Chills,” 7”, Tweet Records, 1981.
- Visiting Faculty, The Paul Mellon Centre for British Studies, London, England, 1997.
- Isabel MacCaffrey Prize, International Spenser Society, 1997.
- Yale’s Poorvu Prize for Interdisciplinary Teaching (with Christy Anderson, History of Art), 1997.
- Junior Fellow, The Society of Fellows, Harvard University, 1991–1993, 1994–1995.
- American Council of Learned Societies International Travel Grant, 1994.
- Whiting Fellow, 1990–1991.
- Harvard’s Danforth Distinction in Teaching Prize, 1990.
- Frances A. Yates Fellow, The Warburg Institute, University of London, 1989.
- Fulbright Scholar, London, England, 1989–1990.