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Elizabeth Scala

Associate Faculty Ph.D., 1994, Harvard University

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Elizabeth Scala

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Biography

Research

Chaucer, Medieval romance, manuscript and textual studies, book history, psychoanalysis, historicism, literary theory, literary history, premodern studies, gender and literature, Hitchcock, 

Recent Publications:

Desire in the Canterbury Tales, Ohio State University Press, 2015.

"Yeoman Services:  The Knight, His Critics, and the Pleasures of Historicism," Chaucer Review 45.2 (2010):194-221

"Seeing Red:  The Ellesmere Iconography of Chaucer's Nun's Priest," Word & Image 26.4 (2010): 381-92.

"The Gender of Historicism" in The Post-Historical Middle Ages  (NY: Palgrave Macmillan, 2009), 191-214.

"Desire in the Canterbury Tales:  Sovereignty and Mastery Between the Wife and Clerk," Studies in the Age of Chaucer31 (2009): 81-108.

"The Women in Chaucer's Marriage Group," Medieval Feminist Forum 45.1 (2009): 50-56.

 

Current Project in Process:

Shakespeare's Chaucer Book

Research Subject Headings: Gender

Affiliated Research/Academic Unit

Interests

Chaucer, Medieval literature, Textual Studies, Book History, Shakespeare, Literary Theory, Hitchcock, Nabokov
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