English Faculty — Lauren Kiefer
- Ph.D, Cornell University (1993)
- B.A., Stanford University
- Middle English
- Medieval literature
- Classical myth
- Middle English literature, esp. Geoffrey Chaucer and John Gower
- Influence of classical authors, esp. Ovid, on medieval literature
- "Selections from Confessio Amantis," chap. 3 of Medieval Literature for Children, ed. Daniel Kline (New York: Routledge, 2003), 45-61.
- "War Romanticized: The Evolution of the Chivalric Ideal," in War and Its Uses: Conflict and Creativity, ed. Bruce A. Butterfield and Jurgen Kleist, Plattsburgh Studies in the Humanities 6 (New York: Peter Lang, 1999) 1-36.
- "'A Good War Spoiled,' Part Two: Troy in the Late Middle Ages," in The Spoils of War: The Bright and Bitter Fruits of Human Conflict, ed. Bruce A. Butterfield and Jurgen Kleist, Plattsburgh Studies in the Humanities 5 (New York: Peter Lang, 1997) 13-39.
- "My Family First: Draft-Dodging Parents in the Confessio Amantis," in Children and Family in the Middle Ages, Essays in Medieval Studies 12 (Chicago: Illinois Medieval Association, 1996) 55-68.
- Numerous conference papers on Ovid's influence on medieval literature.
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