Rory Critten, Lb


Born 1981; BA. Univ. Cambridge 2004; MA Univ. London 2005; PhD Univ. Groningen 2013; Maître de recherche et d’enseignement, Université de Lausanne, section d’anglais.

  Forschungsschwerpunkte: Main areas of research: Medieval Literature in English and French; manuscript studies and the history of the book; translation studies and the history of modern languages education in England.

  • Her heed they caste awry': The Reception of Thomas Hoccleve's Personal Poetry, in: Review of English Studies 64 (2013), pp. 386–409;
  • The Political Valence of Charles d'Orléans's English Poetry, in: Modern Philology 111 (2014), pp. 339–64;
  • 2015a. 'Bourgeois Ethics Again: The Conduct Texts and the Romances in Oxford, Bodleian Library MS Ashmole 61', Chaucer Review 50: 108–33;
  • 2015b. 'Imagining the Author in Late Medieval England and France: The Transmission and Reception of Christine de Pizan's Epistre au dieu d'Amours and Thomas Hoccleve's Letter of Cupid', Studies in Philology 112: 680–97;
  • 2015c. 'Practising French Conversation in Fifteenth-Century England', Modern Language Review 110: 927–45;
  • 2015d. 'The King's Historiographer: John Capgrave, Austin Identity, and the Pursuit of Royal Patronage', Viator: Medieval and Renaissance Studies 47: 277–300;
  • ‘Smell in the York Corpus Christi Plays’, in The Five Senses in Medieval and Early Modern England, ed. Annette Kern-Stähler, Beatrix Busse, and Wietse de Boer (Leiden: Brill, 2016) [with Annette Kern-Stähler], 239–68;
  • ‘The Secrees of Old Philisoffres and John Lydgate's Posthumous Reputation’, Journal of the Early Book Society 19 (2016): 31–64.