September 25, 2018
The Middle English ‘popular’ romances used to be shunned in academia, but they are so entertaining that they are now back in fashion.
The biennial Medieval Romance in Britain conference, which is dedicated to the study of these romances, began in the UK in 1988 as a very small-scale event, but it has grown and grown and has become global (the 2016 conference was in Vancouver).
July 9, 2018
Without translation there would be no Holocaust. That’s the conclusion I came to about two-thirds of the way through the research and writing for my book, Witness between Languages. It’s… READ MORE
June 8, 2018
Vernacular Literary Theory from the French of Medieval England: Texts and Translations, c.1120-c.1450, edited by Jocelyn Wogan-Browne, Thelma Fenster and Delbert W. Russell was first published in hardback by DS… READ MORE
May 31, 2018
Brecht, Weill and The Threepenny Opera are names practically synonymous with each other. However, little is known about the great theater producer behind its staging, Ernst Josef Aufricht, whose memoir,… READ MORE
April 23, 2018
Insight into “A Brief Discourse of Rebellion and Rebels” by George North from author Dennis McCarthy June Schlueter and I are thrilled with the attention the George North manuscript, “A… READ MORE
April 10, 2018
A country without books is only whispered here at Boydell, unless one wanted to induce utter panic and kick-start a riot akin to a small stampede in a quiet, quaint,… READ MORE