Linda Neagley

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Ph.D. Indiana University-Bloomington
M.A. Indiana University-Bloomington
B.A. Russel Sage College

Research Areas

Late Gothic architecture; vision and visuality in the Middle Ages; Late medieval urbanism; Gothic design theory

Dr. Neagley's research interests included Late Gothic and Early Renaissance architecture of northern Europe, late medieval urban planning, vision and visuality in the Middle Ages, and medieval architectural drawing and pictorial narrative. She is the author of Disciplined Exuberance. The Parish Church of Saint-Maclou and Late Gothic architecture in Rouen and numerous articles in The Art Bulletin, Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians and Gesta. Professor Neagley is currently working on a book on the significance of the juxtaposition of Flamboyant and Renaissance architecture in early sixteenth century France.

Selected Articles and Essays

"Late Gothic Architecture", in Cambridge World History of Religious Architecture, ed. Stephen Murray, forthcoming.

"Portals of the Bayeux Tapestry: Visual Experience, Spatial Representation and Oral Performance", in Proceedings from the Conference the BT @ the BM, edited by Michael Lewis, British Museum Publications, London: Brepols, 2010.

"Late Gothic Architecture and Vision. Re-presentation, Sceneography and Illusionism", in Reading Medieval Architecture, ed. Matthew Reeves, Brepols, 2008, 37-56.

"Maestre Carlín and "Proto" Flamboyant Architecture of Rouen (c. 1380-1430)". La Piedra Postrera (1) (Simposium International sobre la catedral de Sevilla en el contexto del gótico final). Alfonso Jiménez Martin, editor, Seville, 2007, 47-60.

"The Cloister's Architectural Drawing of a Late Gothic Portal", Reading Medieval Images, The Art Historian and the Object, ed. E. Sears and T. Thomas, University of Michigan Press, Ann Arbor, 2002. 90-99.

"Mechanics and Meaning: Plan Design at Saint-Urbain, Troyes and the Saint-Ouen in Rouen" , with Michael T. Davis, Gesta. Robert Branner and the Gothic, International Center of Medieval Art, Vol. XXXIX/2, 2000, pp. 161-182.

"Measured Time and Metered Space. Quantification and the End of Gothic Architecture,", Center 20. Record of Activities and Research Reports June 1999-May 2000, National Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., 2000, pp. 136-139.

"Architecture and the Body of Christ", in The Body of Christ In the Art of Europe and New Spain, 1150-1800, by James Clifton, Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, December 1997, 27-34.

"Elegant Simplicity: The Late Gothic Plan Design of Saint-Maclou in Rouen", The Art Bulletin, LXXIV/3, September 1992, 395-422.

"The Late Gothic Chapel from the Chateau at Herbeviller", Bulletin of the Detroit Institute of Arts, 67/1, Winter 1992, 6-17.

"The Flamboyant Architecture of Saint-Maclou, Rouen and the Development of a Style", Journal of the Society of Architectural Historians, vol. XLVII, no. 4, December 1988, pp. 374-396.


Disciplined Exuberance. The Parish Church of Saint-Maclou and Late Gothic Architecture in Rouen. Penn State Press, University Park, 1998.

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