Laura Weigert - Longer List of Publications


French Visual Culture and the Making of Medieval Theater, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2015.

Weaving Sacred Stories: French Choir Tapestries and the Performance of Clerical Identity, Ithaca: Cornell University Press, 2004.


Co-authored Books

 Judith et Holopherne, Marc de Launay, Catherine Lépront, and Laura Weigert, Paris : Desclée de Brouwer, 2003.

La Vie de Saint Etienne et la cathédrale d’Auxerre, Edited by Micheline Durand and Laura Weigert (catalogue of exhibition at the Musée Saint Germain, Auxerre, 2000), Auxerre: Presse du Musée Saint-Germain, 2000.



-“The Environment of Theatre,” in A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages, Jody Enders ed., London: Bloomsbury, forthcoming.

-“Between mass and ‘mystère’: the Life of Saint Remigius and the ceremonial function of choir tapestries,” in Europe’s Rich Fabric. The Consumption, Commercialisation, and Production of Luxury Textiles in Italy, the Low Countries and Neighboring Territories (Fourteenth-Sixteenth Centuries), Bart Lambert and Katherine Anne Wilson eds., Farnham: Ashgate, January, 2016 (in press).

-“Les tapisseries: images et cérémonial laïque,” in Les images dans l’Occident médiéval, Pierre-Olivier Dittmar and Jérôme Baschet eds., Turnhout: Brepols, 2015, 131-45.

-“Stage,” in Early Modern Theatricality, Henry Turner ed, Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2013, 24-46.

-“L’image peinte du prescheur et la transformation du public théâtral (1470-1577),” in Prédication et performance du XIIe au XVIe siècle, Marie Bouhaïk-Gironès and Marie Anne Polo de Beaulieu eds, Paris: Classiques Garnier, 2013, 229-250.

-“Anthoine Vérard’s Illuminated Playscript of La vengeance nostre seigneur: Marketing Plays and Creating the King’s Image,” in The Social Life of Illumination, Manuscripts, Images and Communities in the Late Middle Ages, Joyce Coleman, Mark Cruse, Kathryn Smith eds, Turnhout: Brepols, 2013, 251-296.

-“The Art of Tapestry: Neither Minor nor Decorative,” in From Minor to Major. The Minor Arts in Medieval Art History, Colum Hourihane, ed. University Park: Penn State University Press, 2012, 103-122.

-“Performativity,” in Keywords for Medieval Art History, Nina Rowe ed., Studies inIconography 33 (2012) : 61-72.

-“Visualizing the Movement of Urban Drama in the Late Middle Ages: The “Mystère” of the Lord’s Vengeance in Reims ” in Meaning in Motion. The Semantics of Movement in Medieval Art, eds. Nino Zchomelidse and Giovanni Freni,  Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2011, 161-187.

-“Medieval Theatricality in Tapestry and its Afterlife in Painting,” Art History 33.2 (April, 2010): 224-235.

-“The Afterlife of Spectacle: Creating a Performance of The Vengeance of Our Lord through Paint,” Early Modern France 13 (2009): 65-87.

-“Chambres d’Amour : Courtly Tapestries and the Texturing of Space,” Oxford Art Journal 31.3(2008): 317-336.

-“Tirer le rideau: planéité et profondeur dans les tapisseries de la vie courtoise,” Oxymore, Acts of the ninth annual conference on art and rhetoric (1998), Bertrand Rougé ed., University of Pau Press, 2008, 55-73.

-“Tisser les liens: la constitution du récit par les liaisons picturales,” La Liaison, Acts of the eighth annual conference on rhetoric and art (1997), Bertrand Rougé ed., Pau: University of Pau Press, 2007, 137-46.

-“La mise en abîme de l’intériorité : la dame jouant de la musique dans les tapisseries millefleurs,” in Les Représentations de la musique au Moyen Age, Martine Clouzot and Christine Lalou eds., Paris : Editions de la Cité de la Musique, 2005, 120-128.

-“Les tentures de choeur des églises francaises du Moyen Age à la Renaissance,” in Saints de Choeur. Tapisseries du Moyen Age et de la Renaissance, Paris : Seuil, 2004, 17-40.

-“Illuminating the Arras Mystery Play: Text and Image in Arras B.M. MS 697,” in Excavating the Medieval Image: Manuscripts, Artists, Audiences- Essays in Honor of Sandra Hindman, David Areford and Nina Rowe, editors, London:Ashgate, 2004, 81-106.

-“Judith et Holoferne : images du vice, images de la vertu,” in Marc de Launay, Catherine Lépront, Laura Weigert, Judith et Holopherne, Paris : Desclée de Brouwer, 2003, 83-123.

-“Tapisseries et Broderies Flamandes à la fin du Moyen Age et au début de la Renaissance,” in Le siècle des Primitifs: l’art flamand et hollandais de la fin du Moyen Age et du début de la Renaissance, Ed. Christian Heck, Paris: Editions Mazenod, 2003, 392-415.

-“Velum Templi: Painted Cloths of the Passion and the Making of Lenten Ritual in Reims,” Studies in Iconography 24 (2003): 199-229.

-“La spécificité de la tapisserie comme médium dans la constitution d’une image de la “Vie Seigneuriale”,” Methoden der Bildinterpretation, Ed., Andrea von Hülsen-Esch, Göttingen: Wallstein, 2002, 529-550.

-“L’Aménagement Textile des Cathédrales Françaises,” in Vingt siècles de la cathédrale française, Ed., Jacques Le Goff, catalogue of exhibition Reims, Palais de Tau, June-October, 2001, 243-252.

-“Commande, donation et exposition d’une tenture de choeur: La Vie de Gervais et Protais,” in L'Artiste et le Commanditaire, Ed. Fabienne Joubert, Paris: Presses de l'Université de Paris-Sorbonne, 2001: 235-248.

-“Performing the Past: The Tapestry of the City and its Saints in Tournai Cathedral,” Gesta, XXXVIII.2 (1999): 152-168.

-“Reconstructing Medieval Pictorial Narrative in the Nineteenth Century: Louis Joubert's Tapestry Restoration Project,” Art Journal 54.2 (Summer, 1995): 67-72.

-“Sixteenth-Century Images of Witches and Prostitutes: Constructing Autonomy as Deviance,” in Solitary Pleasures: The Historical, Theoretical, and Literary Discourses of Autoeroticism. Eds. Paula Bennett and Vernon A. Rosario, London and New York: Routledge Press, 1995: 19-47.


Exhibition and Book Reviews

-Kate Dimitrova and Margaret Goehring eds, Dressing the Part: Textiles as Propaganda in the Middle Ages, Speculum, forthcoming.

- review essay of Interwoven Globe: The Worldwide Textile Trade 1500-1800, Art Bulletin 97.3 (2015), 342-45.

-Tina Kane, The Troyes Mémoire and the Making of a Medieval Tapestry, Speculum 87.3 (2013), 884-5.

-“Tapestry Exposed” (review essay of Tapestry in the Renaissance: Art and Magnificence. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York; Edle Wirkung: Burgunder Tapisserien in Neuem Licht. Historisches Museum, Bern), Art Bulletin 85. 4 (2003): 784-96.

-Guy Delmarcel, Flemish Tapestry, Harry N. Abrams, 2000, CAA.Reviews, February, 2001.

-Richard K. Emmerson and Pamela Sheingorn eds., Studies in Iconography 20 (1999), Medieval Reviews, August, 2000.

-Suzanne Lewis, The Rhetoric of Power in the Bayeux Tapestry, Cambridge University Press, Revue de l'Art, 125.3 (1999): 78.

-Bernard Chedozeau, Choeur clos, choeur ouvert. De l'église médiévale à l'église tridentine (France, XVIIe-XVIIIe siecle), Editions du Cerf, 1998, Revue Mabillon (1999): 135-37.

-“Imago Christi: Christusbilder in der weiblichen Vorstellung,” (Review of Exhibition, Le Jardin Clos de l'Ame L'imaginaire des religieuses dans les Pays-Bas du Sud, depuis le 13e siècle) Texte zur Kunst 16 (November, 1994): 170-77.


Dictionary Entries

-“Tapestry,” “Nicolas Bataille,” and “Pivial,” entries in The Oxford Dictionary of the  Middle Ages, Robert E. Bjork, ed., Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2011.

-“Romance, manuscript,” entry in the Dictionary of Art, vol.26, London: Macmillan Publishers, 1994: 561-64.


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