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Fear and Fascination: The Marvels of Rome in a Middle English Poem

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We are pleased to announce that the first Magdalene Society of Medievalists colloquium for this academic year will be given by Professor C. David Benson of the University of Connecticut.

Professor Benson has written widely on medieval literature. Among his books are: “Public Piers Plowman: Modern Scholarship and Late Medieval Culture”; “The Manuscripts of Piers Plowman: The B-Version” (with Lynne Blanchfield); “Critical Essays on Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde and His Early Major Poems” (ed.); “Chaucer’s Troilus and Criseyde”; “Chaucer’s Religious Tales”(ed. with Elizabeth Robertson); “Chaucer’s Drama of Style: Poetic Variety and Contrast in the Canterbury Tales”; and “The History of Troy in Middle English Literature”.

All are welcome. Drinks will be served.

This talk is part of the Magdalene Society of Medievalists series.

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