14 October 2013

Staff Student Seminar: A. C. Spearing: What is a Narrator? Narrator Theory and Medieval Narratives, 16th October

Announcement: Staff Student Seminar Series

On Wednesday 16 October, Professor A. C. Spearing (University of Virginia), will address the Staff and Postgraduate Research Seminar. The title of his paper his:

What is a Narrator? Narrator Theory and Medieval Narratives

A. C. Spearing is William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of English at the University of Virginia, specializing in medieval literature. He is perhaps most widely known for his books on the Gawain-Poet and Medieval Dream-Poetry and for his translation of The Cloud of Unknowing and several works on Geoffrey Chaucer. Titles of books by Professor Spearing include: Criticism and Medieval Poetry (1964, 2 edn 1972);  An Introduction to Chaucer (with Maurice Hussey and James Winny, 1965); The Medieval Poet as Voyeur (1993); Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Romances and Lyrics (2005).

We’re very fortunate to have such a distinguished speaker open this year’s programme and I hope that many of you will be able to attend. The seminar will will take place in Hallgarth House seminar room at 4:30, followed by drinks in The Victoria. 

No comments: