Prof. Dr. Mary Franklin-Brown

Universität Minnesota


Curriculum vitae

Études à Dartmouth College et à l’Université de Californie, Berkeley; doctorat en littérature comparée en 2006; Assistant Professor à l’Université de Minnesota de 2006 à 2012; depuis 2012 Associate Professor à l’Université de Minnesota; depuis 2016 Distinguished University Teaching Professor à l’Université de Minnesota; membre du Center for Medieval Studies et du Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World à l’Université de Minnesota; Vice-Président de la Société Guilhem IX; membre du Comité scientifique pour l’Ancien français de la Modern Language Association.

Wichtigste Publikationen:
  • Reading the World: Encyclopedic Writing of the Scholastic Age, Chicago 2012;
  • Memory and Commemoration in Medieval Culture, ed. by Elma Brenner, Meredith Cohen, and Mary Franklin-Brown, Farnham 2013;
  • Ramon Llull as Encyclopedist, in: Ramon Llull and Lullism, ed. by Amy M. Austin and Mark D. Johnston, Companions to the Christian Tradition, Leiden, forthcoming 2017;
  • Wonders at the End of the World: The Marvel in Gerald of Wales’ Topographia Hibernica, in: Konungs skuggsjá and the European encyclopedia of the Middle Ages, ed. by Karl G. Johansson and Elise Kleivane (Bibliotheca Nordica), Oslo, forthcoming 2017;
  • The Sacrificial Logic of the Chanson de Girart de Roussillon, in: Si sai encor moult bon estoire, Chançon moult bone et anciene: Studies in the Text and Context of Old French Narrative, ed. by Leslie Zarker Morgan, John Levy, and Sophie Marnette (Medium Aevum Monographs), Oxford 2015, pp. 23–48;
  • Poetry’s Place in Medieval Taxonomies of Knowledge, in: Taxonomies of Knowledge: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Lawrence J. Schoenberg Symposium on Manuscript Studies in the Digital Age, University of Pennsylvania, November 16–17, 2012, ed. by Emily Steiner and Lynn Ransom, Philadelphia 2015, pp. 56–79;
  • The Speculum maius, Between Thesaurus and Lieu de mémoire, in: Memory and Commemoration in Medieval Culture, ed. by Elma Brenner, Meredith Cohen, and Mary Franklin-Brown, London 2016, pp. 143–162;
  • Reading Voice in the Chansonnier d’Urfé (Paris, Bibliothèque nationale de France, f. fr. 22543), Tenso: Bulletin of the Société Guilhem IX 27 (2012), pp. 45–91;
  • [As Mary Frances Brown] Critique and Complicity: Metapoetical Reflections on the Gendered Figures of Body and Text in the Roman de la Rose, in: Exemplaria: A Journal of Theory in Medieval and Renaissance Studies 21.2 (2009), pp. 129–160.

Forschungsschwerpunkte: Old French Romance and Epic, Latin Poetry and Commentaries, Troubadour lyric, Ramon Llull, Medieval Humanisms, Dialogue between contemporary and medieval philosophy, Encyclopedism, Codicology, manuscript culture and reception theories.