Amans the Memorious

Comparative Literature Luncheon Series
Feb 27, 2017
12:15 PM to 01:30 PM
102 Kern

Dr. Robert Yeager, University of West Florida

RF YEAGER is Professor of English at the University of West Florida. He is President of the International John Gower Society, editor of JGN The John Gower Newsletter, and has published widely on medieval English and European literatures. His special interests are Old English literature and language, the French of England, and the poetry of Chaucer and Gower. He has written and edited more than seventeen books and collections of essays, including Teaching Beowulf in the Twenty-first Century, with H.D. Chickering and Allen J. Frantzen, for MRTS; John Gower’s Poetic: The Search for a New Arion; A Concordance to the French Poetry and Prose of John Gower; Who Murdered Chaucer? A Medieval Mystery, with Terry Jones, Terry Dolan, Alan Fletcher and Juliette Dor; edited and translated John Gower: The Minor Latin Works, and a companion volume, John Gower: The French Balades; and, with Brian W. Gastle, co-edited Approaches to Teaching John Gower’s Poetry, for the Modern Language Association and—with Ana Sáez- Hidalgo—John Gower in England and Iberia: Manuscripts, Influences, and Reception. With Alastair Minnis, he is series editor for the John Gower Society Monograph Series. His current research includes English recusant writings, especially in Spain, the scribes and limners of late fourteenth- century Norwich, and a literary biography of John Gower.

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