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Elizabeth Scala

Associate Faculty Ph.D., 1994, Harvard University

Associate Professor
Elizabeth Scala

Biography

Research

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

Her Recent Publications:

"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.

"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.

Research Subject Headings: Gender

Affiliated Research/Academic Unit

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