Tag Archives: early Middle English

Why I Started Using Social Media Professionally

When I was a third-year PhD candidate, I remember sitting in a (mostly useless) required professionalization workshop in my department, and while I didn’t get much out of the experience, I do remember¬†one piece of information getting my attention: cultivate … Continue reading

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“Somewhere I Belong” & Early Middle English

Perhaps Linkin Park’s “Somewhere I Belong” is not the best song about “belonging” that could have popped into my mind when thinking about the place of early Middle English instruction in the Old English curriculum, but it captures the abandonment, … Continue reading

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My Sacred Quest

Last week, I spent all week in libraries in Oxford and then Cambridge. I began in Oxford in order to finish with MSS Bodley 343 and Jesus College 29, as well as to go over the microfilm images of the … Continue reading

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Fiddling with Manuscripts at Last!

I have now been living in London for just under six weeks, and the first “Poema Morale” manuscript that I was able to see was London, British Library, Egerton 613, which contains not one but two copies of the poem. … Continue reading

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Come Muddle with Me!

Welcome to Muddling through the Medieval! This blog is dedicated to my efforts to research and write a dissertation on early medieval English literature, the title of which is currently “Wr√¶clastas: Paths of Redemption in Early Medieval English Literature.” I … Continue reading

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