Professor Elizabeth Robertson

Published: 16 February 2021

Professor of English Language

Professor Elizabeth RobertsonElizabeth’s primary research focuses on vernacular theology, medieval poetics, literacy in the Middle Ages, and gender and religion in Middle English literature from the Ancrene Wisse to the Ricardian poets, especially Chaucer and Langland. She has recently become especially interested in poetic form in poetry in all the languages of the British Isles from 500-1500 from the perspective of new formalism. She is also interested in the intersection of theology/philosophy and literature (especially Aquinas and the voluntarists.)  

First published: 16 February 2021

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