Ardis Butterfield: ‘Living Form: The Medieval English lyric and the Presence of the Past’

January 19, 2012

Thursday, January 19 at 5:00, LC 317. The English Department Late-Medieval English Literature Series presents: Aris Butterfield is Professor of English, Department of English Language and Literature, University College London. Her  research covers the literatures and music of France and England from the thirteenth to the fifteenth centuries, with a special interest in Chaucer and cross-channel linguistic identities, medieval bilingualism, and city writing. Her work on continental and insular vernacular manuscripts is currently focused on the lyric in England, in which she is exploring the potential of song to suggest new ways of understanding how texts and melodies circulated through writing, memory and performance in the medieval period.

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