Medieval English Lyrics and Chaucer

Ardis Butterfield, Professor of English, French, and Music
March 4, 2015

Professor Butterfield specializes on the works of Chaucer, literatures of France and England from the 13th to 15th centuries, and on medieval music, as well as on theories and histories of language, form, and genre, city writing, and bilingualism and medieval linguistic identities. Her books include “The Familiar Enemy: Chaucer, Language, and the Nation in the Hundred Years War” and “Poetry and Music in Medieval France.” She edited “Chaucer and the City,” a collection of essays. She also cofounded The Medieval Song Network, a collaborative, international project to encourage new interdisciplinary research on the medieval lyric.