Houghton Library Medieval Studies Workshop in Early Book History


The "Roman de la Rose:" From Medieval Manuscripts to Modern Editions

Sylvia Huot, Professor of Medieval French Literature and fellow of Pembroke College, University of Cambridge

One session will be held from 10 am to 12 pm and one from 2 pm to 4pm.

Space is limited to 15 people per workshop so please register.

The content of each workshop is the same, so please sign up for the morning or afternoon session.

About the speaker

Sylvia Huot specializes in in medieval French literature. She is the author of From Song to Book (Cornell University Press, 1987); The Romance of the Rose and its Medieval Readers (CUP, 1993); Allegorical Play in the Old French Motet (Stanford University Press, 1997); Madness in Medieval French Literature (OUP, 2003); "Postcolonial Fictions in the Roman de Perceforest" (D.S. Brewer, 2007); Dreams of Lovers and Lies of Poets: Poetry, Knowledge and Desire in the Roman de la Rose (Legenda, 2010) and The Humanity and Inhumanity of Giants in Medieval French Prose Romance (Notre Dame, 2016). She is also the co-editor of Rethinking the Romance of the Rose (University of Pennsylviania Press, 1992). She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2011.