New Publications January – March 2017

A round-up of publications on the history of emotions from January to March 2017.

If you would like your publication to be featured in the next quarterly round-up, please send the details (including a link to more information or the full article) to before 7 July 2017.

An additional list of publications is also published monthly on H-emotions:




  • Douglas Cairns, ‘Metaphors for Hope in Early Greek Literature’, in R. R. Caston and R. A. Kaster (eds), Hope, Joy, and Affection in the Classical World (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016), 13-44.
  • Douglas Cairns, ‘Clothed in Shamelessness, Shrouded in Grief: The Role of “Garment” Metaphors in Ancient Greek Concepts of Emotion’, in G. Fanfani, M. Harlow, and M.-L. Nosch (eds), Spinning Fates and the Song of the Loom: The Use of Textiles, Clothing and Cloth Production as Metaphor, Symbol, and Narrative (Oxford: Oxbow, 2016), 25-41
  • M. Gendron and L. Feldman-Barrett, ‘Facing the Past: A history of the face in psychological research on emotion perception’ in The Science of Facial Expressioneds. James A. Russell and Jose Miguel Fernandez Dols (Oxford University Press, 2017)
  • Helen Hills, ‘Miraculous affects and analogical materialities. Rethinking the relation between architecture and affect in baroque Italy’ in Emotion, Ritual and Power in Europe, 1200-1920, eds. K. Barclay & M. Bailey (Palgrave, 2017).
  • Anna Koivusalo, “‘He Ordered the First Gun Fired & He Resigned First’: James Chesnut, Southern Honor, and Emotion,” in The Field of Honor: Essays on Southern Character & American Identity, ed. John Mayfield and Todd Hagstette (University of South Carolina Press, 2017).
  • Oliva López, ‘Los significados médicos de las emociones en las enfermedades psiquiátricas en México. La histeria y la epilepsia (1900-1930)’, in Marina Ariza ed. Emociones, afectos y sociología Diálogos desde la investigación social y la interdisciplina (Mexico, 2016)
  • Charlotte-Rose Millar, ‘Over-Familiar Spirits: Seventeenth Century English Witches and Their Devils’ in Emotions in the History of Witchcraft, ed. Laura Kounine and Michael Ostling, (London: Palgrave Studies in the History of Emotions, 2017)