Fields of Study
Areas of Interest
History-Writing; Anglo-Norman, Middle English, and Latin Literature
Major and Minor Fields
- French and English Literature
Critics have long read Nicholas Trevet’s Anglo-Norman universal history, Les Cronicles, in a highly excerpted way as the source for Geoffrey Chaucer’s Man of Law’s Tale. This dissertation constitutes a sustained reading of the text in its entirety as a work with its own contexts, formal strategies, and meaning.