Medieval French literature & manuscripts, particularly the 'Roman de la Rose', courtly allegory & prose romance.
About this Fellow
Middle English Historical Studies of Language and Literature - English Language and Literature Old and Middle English Language and Literature Renaissance Literature
The medieval & Renaissance literature & history of Spain from 1200 to 1700, with special interests in literacy, libraries & the history of ideas; humanism; imperialism
The social & cultural history of Continental Europe in Late Antiquity & the Middle Ages.
Medieval literary theory and the psychology of literary response; poetic identity in the Middle Ages; Nietzschean slow reading; medieval religious writing ("vernacular theology"); Syon Abbey; history of the book