Allegory and the Poetic Self

“A stunning collection of essays on first-person allegorical narratives of the late Middle Ages that brings together an impressive group of scholars from different linguistic traditions.”—Katherine A. Brown, author of Boccaccio’s Fabliaux: Medieval Short Stories and the Function of Reversal  “North American and European scholars have come together in a constructive framework to underscore with insightfulness … Continue reading Allegory and the Poetic Self

New Perspectives on Medieval Literature: Authors and Traditions

In honor of the 2021 International Congress on Medieval Studies, which is taking place virtually this month, we are highlighting a book series on medieval literature published by University Press of Florida. New Perspectives on Medieval Literature: Authors and Traditions Edited by Tison Pugh, University of Central Florida; and R. Barton Palmer, Clemson University New Perspectives on … Continue reading New Perspectives on Medieval Literature: Authors and Traditions

Machaut’s Legacy

"Machaut’s Legacy deepens our appreciation of the poet’s wide-ranging accomplishments and influences, which span from the Middle Ages to the postmodern era. It stakes out exciting new territories and provocative theses, all of which enhance our understanding of this genius of world literature."—Tison Pugh, author of Chaucer's (Anti-)Eroticisms and the Queer Middle Ages "This richly … Continue reading Machaut’s Legacy