Scholarly editions of English remedy collections
A Late Middle English Remedy-Book (MS Wellcome 542, ff. 1r-20v): A Scholarly Edition, ed. Javier Calle-Martín and Miguel Ángel Castaño-Gil. Peter Lang, 2014.
Getz, Faye. Healing and Society in Medieval England: A Middle English Translation of the Pharmaceutical Writings of Gilbertus Anglicus. University of Wisconsin Press, 1991.
Van Arsdall, Anne. Medieval Herbal Remedies: the Old English Herbarium and Anglo-Saxon Medicine. Routledge, 2010.
Selected secondary reading
Anderson, Cynthia Ann. With Her Own Hands: Household Texts and the Medieval and Renaissance Woman. Dissertation, Texas A&M, 2000.
Busse, Beatrix and Annette Kern-Stähler, “Bleary Eyes: Middle English Constructions of Visual Disabilities.” In The Five Senses in Medieval and Early Modern England. Brill, 2016: 69-95.
Carroll, Ruth. “Vague Language in the Medieval Recipes of the Forme of Cury.” In Instructional Writing in English: Studies in Honor of Risto Hiltunen, ed. Matti Peikola, Janne Skaffari, and Sanna-Kaisa Tanskanen. John Benjamins, 2009: 55-82.
Cooper, Lisa H. “The Poetics of Practicality.” In Oxford Twenty-First Century Approaches to Literature: Middle English, ed. Paul Strohm. Oxford UP, 2007.
Green, Monica. “The Possibilities of Literacy and the Limits of Reading: Women and the Gendering of Medical Literacy.” In Women’s Healthcare in the Medieval West. Ashgate, 2000: 1-76.
Jones, Claire. “Formula and Formulation: ‘Efficacy Phrases’ in Medieval English Medical Manuscripts.” Neuphilologische Mitteilungen 99.2 (1998): 199-209.
Orlemanski, Julie. “Jargon and the Matter of Medicine in Middle English.” JMEMS 42.2 (2012): 395-420.
Orlemanski, Julie. “Thornton’s Remedies and the Practices of Medical Reading.” In Robert Thornton and His Books, ed. Susanna Fein and Michael Johnston. York UP, 2104.
Siraisi, Nancy G. Medieval and Early Renaissance Medicine: an Introduction to Knowledge and Practice. University of Chicago Press, 1990.
Wall, Wendy. Recipes for Thought: Knowledge and Taste in the Early Modern English Kitchen. University of Pennsylvania Press, 2016.