I have published a number of academic works from my research. My first monograph (pictured) was published by Palgrave in 2013. A list of my scholarly contributions is below:
Peer Reviewed Scholarly Monograph
Read, S. 2013. Menstruation and the Female Body in Early Modern England. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
Peer Reviewed Scholarly Editions
Adcock, R., S. Read, and A. Ziomek, eds. 2014. Flesh and Spirit: An Anthology of Seventeenth-century Women’s Writing. Manchester: Manchester University Press.
Peer Reviewed Book Chapters in Scholarly Works
- Read, S. 2022, forthcoming. “The Materials of Midwifery in Five Groups of Objects in Maternal Materialities.” In Maternal Materialities, edited by Costanza Gislon Dopfel. Turnhout, Belgium: Brepols.
- Read, S. 2021. “The Gossips’ Choice: Extending the Possibilities for Biofiction with Creative Uses of Sources.” In Authorizing Early Modern European Women: From Biography to Biofiction, edited by J. Fitzmaurice, N. J. Miller, & S. J. Steen. Amsterdam: Amsterdam University Press.
- Read. S. 2018. “‘The Wine much better then the Bush’: Thomas Lodge’s Address to the Reader in The Countesse of Lincolnes Nurserie.” In Exploring the Lives of Women, 1558-1837, edited by Louise Duckling and others, 11-23. Barnsley: Pen and Sword.
- Bakewell, L. and S. Read. 2018. “‘To Make Fools Laugh, and Women Blush, and Wise Men Asham’d’: Humour in the English Restoration.” In Humour in the Arts: New Perspectives, edited by Vivienne Westbrook and Shun-liang Chao, 113-27. London: Routledge.
- Read, S. 2017. “‘Pregnant Women Gaze at the Precious Thing their Souls are Set on’: Perceptions of the Pregnant Body in Early Modern Literature.” In Perceptions of Pregnancy from the Seventeenth to the Twentieth Century, ed. by Jennifer Evans and Ciara Meehan, 133-60. Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.
- Read, S. 2016. Twenty contributions to A Biographical Encyclopaedia of Early Modern Englishwomen: Exemplary Lives and Memorable Acts, 1500-1650, edited by Carole Levin, Anna Riehl Bertolet, and Jo Eldridge Carney. London: Routledge.
- Read, S. 2015. “Margaret Cavendish, Duchess of Newcastle (1623-1673).” In The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of British Literature: 1660-1789. Oxford: Blackwell.
- Read, S. 2015. “Elizabeth Tollet (1694-1754).” In The Blackwell Encyclopaedia of British Literature: 1660-1789. Oxford: Blackwell.
- Read, S. 2014. “Elizabeth Clinton, countess of Lincoln.” In Mary Hays, Female Biography; or, Memoirs of Illustrious and Celebrated Women, of All Ages and Countries (1803), Chawton House Library Series: Women’s Memoirs, ed. by Gina Luria Walker, Memoirs of Women Writers Part III, vol. X. London: Pickering & Chatto.
- Read, S. 2012. “‘Only Kept up by the Credulous and Ignorant’: Eighteenth-Century Responses to the “Poisonous” Nature of Menstrual Blood.” In Great Expectations: Futurity in the Long Eighteenth Century, edited by Mascha Hansen and Jürgen Klein, 205-22. Frankfurt: Peter Lang.
Peer Reviewed Articles in Academic Journals
- Gill, C. and S. Read. 2020. “Teaching Early Modern Women’s Writing in the Era of COVID-19.” The Sixteenth Century Journal.
- Read, S. 2020. “‘Not knowing the Disease you’ll miss the Cure’: Considering Prose Fiction Published in Aphra Behn’s Name in a Medical Context.” Women’s Writing. 27 (3): 361-76.
- Read, S. 2019. “Whipp [née Worsup], Elizabeth,” Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
- Evans. J. and S. Read. 2019. “‘Blood made white’: The Relationship beween Blood and Breastmilk in Early Modern England.” Hektoen International: A Journal for Medical Humanities. 12 (2).
- Read, S. 2017. “Lady Elizabeth Delaval (1648-1717): Toothworms and Intertextuality.” Notes and Queries. 64 (3): 458-64.
- Read, S. 2018. “‘Gushing Out Blood’: Defloration and Menstruation in Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure.” Journal of Med Humanities. 39: 165-77.
- Read, S. 2016. “‘My Medicine and Methods’: Mary Trye, Chemical Physician.” Early Modern Women: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 11: 137-48.
- Read, S. 2016. “‘Thanksgiving after Twice Miscarrying’: Divine Will, Women, and Miscarriage in Early Modern England.” Women’s History: The Journal of the Women’s History Network, 2 (5): 11-15.
- Evans, J. and S. Read. S. 2015. “‘Before Midnight she had Miscarried’: Men, Women and Miscarriage in Early Modern England.” Journal for Family History. 40 (1): 3-23.
- Read, S. 2013. “‘An Expected Gift’: Literary Resumption of Marital Intimacy from Donne to Updike.” Notes and Queries. 60 (2): 299-302.
- Read, S. 2012. “When Menopause is not Climacteric.” Notes and Queries. 59 (2): 224-26.
- Read, S. 2008. “‘Thy Righteousness is but a Menstrual Clout’: Sanitary Protection and Prejudice in Early-Modern England.” Early Modern Woman: An Interdisciplinary Journal. 3: 1-26.
Popular Booked Authored
- Evans, J. and S. Read. 2017. Maladies and Medicines: Exploring Health and Healing, 1540-1740. Barnsley: Pen and Sword.
- Read, S. 2015. Maids, Wives, Widows: Exploring Early Modern Women’s Lives, 1540-1740. Barnsley: Pen and Sword.