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.