Monthly Archives: October 2016
What did the Odyssey sound like when sung in ancient Greek?
What did “dangerous woman” mean in Middle English?
Medieval Giantess Skeleton Unearthed
Why English is So Weirdly Different from Other Languages
Yale Publishes Mysterious Medieval Manuscript
Bob Dylan and Literature in Song
A post by Elaine Treharne about the medieval context of today’s Nobel Prize announcement: http://historyoftexttechnologies.blogspot.com/2016/10/a-complete-unknown-bob-dylan-and.html
New Online Open Access Journal: “Interfaces”
An announcement from the New Chaucer Society: New online open access journal Interfaces “promotes connective and interdisciplinary views of the literatures of medieval Europe and explores their place and significance in a world of global literature.” David Wallace has an Afterword in the latest issue, which is on Histories of Medieval European Literatures: New Patterns of Representation and Explanation. Also essays by Elizabeth Tyler, Simon Gaunt, and Karla Mallette, inter alia.
Ghent Altarpiece Restoration Unveiled