Bibliography

Phillip A.
Bernhardt-House
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21 publications between 2003 and 2017 indexed
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Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., Werewolves, magical hounds, and dog-headed men in Celtic literature: a typological study of shape-shifting, Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2010.  
abstract:
This book is a typological study of canids and canid imagery in Medieval Celtic cultures. It explores texts ranging from early Irish legal tracts and heroic narrative to exempla from Welsh, Breton, and later Scottish sources.
(source: publisher)
abstract:
This book is a typological study of canids and canid imagery in Medieval Celtic cultures. It explores texts ranging from early Irish legal tracts and heroic narrative to exempla from Welsh, Breton, and later Scottish sources.
(source: publisher)


Contributions to journals

Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Binding the wolf, leashing the hound: canid eschatologies in Irish and Norse myth”, Studia Celtica Fennica 14 (2017): 7–17.
Journal volume:  Studia Celtica Fennica: <link>
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Divine deformity: the Plinian races (via Isidore of Seville) in Irish mythology”, Studia Celtica Fennica 9 (2012): 5–11.  
abstract:
This article examines the characteristics of the Fomoiri in Irish mythological literature--particularly their being one-eyed, one-legged, and one-handed or one-armed--and rather than positing a proto-Indo-European or native Irish origin for these physical motifs, instead suggests that these characteristics may be derived from Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae, which contains a catalogue of the "Plinian races" of classical mythology and pseudo-ethnography within it.  All of the Fomoiri's characteristics can be compared to the physiological forms of the Giants, Sciopods, Cyclopes, and Blemmyae from the canonical list of Plinian races.  Further comparison of Irish accounts of cynocephali (dog-headed humanoids) within texts like Lebor Gabála Érenn are also likely derived from Isidore.
Journal volume:  Studia Celtica Fennica: <link>
abstract:
This article examines the characteristics of the Fomoiri in Irish mythological literature--particularly their being one-eyed, one-legged, and one-handed or one-armed--and rather than positing a proto-Indo-European or native Irish origin for these physical motifs, instead suggests that these characteristics may be derived from Isidore of Seville's Etymologiae, which contains a catalogue of the "Plinian races" of classical mythology and pseudo-ethnography within it.  All of the Fomoiri's characteristics can be compared to the physiological forms of the Giants, Sciopods, Cyclopes, and Blemmyae from the canonical list of Plinian races.  Further comparison of Irish accounts of cynocephali (dog-headed humanoids) within texts like Lebor Gabála Érenn are also likely derived from Isidore.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Warriors, words and wood: oral and literary wisdom in the exploits of Irish mythological warriors”, Studia Celtica Fennica 6 (2009): 5–19.
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Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “[Review of: Pluskowski, Aleksander, Wolves and the wilderness in the Middle Ages, Woodbridge: Boydell, 2006]”, Folklore: The Journal of the Folklore Society 119:2 (2008): 245.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Interpretatio Hibernica”, Eolas: The Journal of the American Society of Irish Medieval Studies 2 (2007): 45–61.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “[Review of: Follett, Westley, Céli Dé in Ireland: monastic writing and identity in the early Middle Ages, Studies in Celtic History 23, Woodbridge, 2006]”, Celtic Studies Association of North America Newsletter 25:1 (2007): 9–11.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “The Old Irish impotence spell: the Dam Díli, Fergus, fertility, and the mythic background of an Irish incantation”, Journal for the Academic Study of Magic 4 (2007): 304–324.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Middle Irish lesbian babymaking”, Society for the Study of Homosexuality in the Middle Ages Newsletter 6 (2007): 6–13, 19.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Honden en de plaatsvervangende dood in de Ierse literatuur”, tr. Dennis Groenewegen, Kelten: Mededelingen van de Stichting A. G. van Hamel voor Keltische Studies 35 (2007): 5–7.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “[Review of: Erlingsson, Ulf, Atlantis from a geographer's perspective: mapping the fairy land, Miami: Lindorm, 2004]”, Béascna 3 (2006): 140–143.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “The motif of sex metamorphosis in insular Celtic literatures and folklore”, Béascna 3 (2006): 54–64.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Review of: Thomas Cleary, The counsels of Cormac: an ancient Irish guide to leadership (2004)”, Béascna 3 (2006): 137–140.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “[Review of: Teehan, Virginia, and Elizabeth Wincott Heckett, The Honan Chapel: a golden vision, Cork: Cork University Press, 2004]”, Celtic Studies Association of North America Newsletter 24:2 (2006): 7–11.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Imbolc: a new interpretation”, Cosmos: The Yearbook of the Traditional Cosmology Society 18 (2005): 57–76.  
Article based on a paper given at The Ritual Year: The Annual Conference of the Traditional Cosmology Society, University of Edinburgh, July 7-10, 2004.
Article based on a paper given at The Ritual Year: The Annual Conference of the Traditional Cosmology Society, University of Edinburgh, July 7-10, 2004.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Youth, warriors, and homoerotic reproduction: queer and Celtic in Irish studies as strange bedfellows”, Foilsiú 4:1 (2004): 85–93.  
Article based on a paper given at the 5th Annual GRIAN Conference on Irish Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, March 7-9, 2003.
Article based on a paper given at the 5th Annual GRIAN Conference on Irish Studies, Glucksman Ireland House, New York University, March 7-9, 2003.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “[Review of: Ó hÓgáin, Dáithí, The Sacred Isle: belief and religion in pre-Christian Ireland, Woodbridge, Suffolk and Wilton, Cork: Boydell Press and Collins Press, 1999]”, Béascna 2 (2003): 158–160.

Contributions to edited collections or authored works

Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Pagan Celtic studies (or, throwing the druidic baby out from the still-drinkable sacred spring water… ?!?)”, in: Evans, Dave, and David Green (eds), Ten years of Triumph of the moon: a collection of essays, London: Hidden Publications, 2009. 129–151.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “‘It’s beginning to look a lot like solstice’: sneachta, solar deities, and Compert Con Culainn”, in: Ó hUiginn, Ruairí, and Brian Ó Catháin (eds.), Ulidia 2: proceedings of the Second International Conference on the Ulster Cycle of Tales, Maynooth 24-27 July 2005, Maynooth: An Sagart, 2009. 226–237.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “The werewolf as queer, the queer as werewolf, and queer werewolves”, in: Giffney, Noreen, and Myra Herd (eds.), Queering the non-human, Aldershot and Burlington: Ashgate, 2008. 159–183.
Bernhardt-House, Phillip A., “Horses, hounds, and high kings: a shared Arthurian tradition across the Irish Sea?”, in: Nagy, Joseph Falaky (ed.), Myth in Celtic literatures, CSANA Yearbook 6, Dublin: Four Courts Press, 2007. 11–21.