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Townsend, David

Phone: 416-978-6776
Fax: 416-978-8294
Department: English/Center for Mediaeval Studies
Status: Faculty
Courses taught:
ENG 1094 Discourse of Vernacular Spirituality
MST 1000 Introductory Medieval Latin
Research interests: Old and Middle English; Medieval ecphrasis and memory techniques; religious culture in fifteenth-century Norwich; verse hagiography of the High Middle Ages; editing and interpreting texts, esp. where close philological analysis can be combined with tools of contemporary critical theory in thematics of cultural studies.
Languages: Mediaeval Latin; Old, Middle English
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