Leonora Neville. Anna Komnene: The Life and Work of a Medieval Historian. Oxford University Press, 2016.
Onassis Series in Hellenic Culture
- First book devoted to understanding Anna Komnene since 1929, and the first ever to systematically examine how she presents herself in the Alexiad
- Offers a systematic explanation of the relationship between Anna’s gender and her writing
- Brings the life and work of a major, but understudied, medieval female author to a wide audience