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Prof. Dr. Miriam Edlich-Muth: Lebenslauf

EDUCATION

2007- 2012

PhD, University of Cambridge,

Thesis: ‘Malory and His European Contemporaries: Adapting Late Medieval Arthurian Collections’; Supervisor: Prof. Helen Cooper

2006

MPhil, Medieval Literature, University of Cambridge

2005

BA (Hons), English Language and Literature, University of Oxford

 

TEACHING AND RESEARCH POSTS

Since 2017

W-1 Chair in Medieval English, Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf

2016-2017

Hera Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Old and Middle English Literature,  Free University Berlin, (PI) Prof. Dr. Andrew James Johnston

 

2015-2016

Alexander von Humboldt Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Old and Middle English Literature, Free University Berlin

2014-2015

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Excellenzinitiative, University of Bremen

 

CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS

  • Intersectional Identities in Old Yiddish Romance: Bovo d'Antona and Pariz un Vyene,
  • DFG-funded project, Jan. 2021 – Jan. 2024, Co-Principal Investigator with Prof. Marion Aptroot
  • From Insular to European Romance: The Medieval Bevis-Tradition in Multi-Text Manuscript Contexts
  • DFG-Funded Project, July 2020 – July 2023, Principal Investigator, detailed page

 

Hosting:

  • Translating Feeling and Identity in Partonopeus de Blois
  • SNF-Funded Project, April 2020 – September 2021, Host to Postdoc Dr. Lucie Kaempfer (PI), detailed page

 

PUBLICATIONS

Monograph and Editions

Malory and His European Contemporaries: Adapting Late Arthurian Collections (Arthurian Studies 81).  Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2014.

(2018a) (ed.). Mobile Continuities: Pan-European Romances in Medieval Compilation Manuscripts/ Der Kurzroman in den spätmittelalterlichen Sammelhandschriften Europas (Imagines Medii Aevi 40). Wiesbaden: Reichert.

(2018b) (ed.). Medieval Romances Across European Borders (Medieval Narratives in Transmission 1). Turnhout: Brepols.

 

Essays and Articles

"Adapting for Genre in the Middle English Chevalere Assigne", Studies in Philology 119:1. Accepted, forthcoming 2022.

Edlich-Muth, Miriam and Christian Edlich-Muth. “The Reader at Large: Computational Approaches to the Fifteenth-Century Compilation Manuscript BL Cotton Caligula A.II”, Anglia 139. Accepted, forthcoming 2021.

“The Artifice of Being a Medieval Knight in Elye Bokher’s Bovo d’Antona”, in Yiddish Knights, ed. by Marion Aptroot, Amsterdam Yiddish Symposium 13, 2020.

“Dissolving Subjects in Medieval Reliquaries and Twentieth-Century Mass Graves”.  Interdisciplinary Explorations of Postmortem Agency:  The Uses of Dead Bodies, Funerary Objects, and Burial Spaces through Time, ed. by Estelle Weiss-Krejci, Sebastian Becker and Philip Schwyzer. Springer, forthcoming 2020.

Edlich-Muth, Miriam and Christian Edlich-Muth. “A Computational Approach to Source Adaptation in Thomas Malory’s Morte Darthur”. The Digital Medievalist 12:1 (2019).

“A Saint’s Romance - Rosa, Rosana and the Hispano-Norwegian Links Shaping ‘Florez ok Blankiflur”. Medieval Romances Across European Borders, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth, (Medieval Narratives in Transmission 1). Turnhout: Brepols, 2018: 57-75.

“Contextualising Continuation: An Approach to Medieval Romance Collections”.  Mobile Continuities: Pan-European Romances in Medieval Compilation Manuscripts/ Der Kurzroman in den spätmittelalterlichen Sammelhandschriften Europas, ed. by Miriam Edlich-Muth (Imagines Medii Aevi 40). Wiesbaden: Reichert, 2018: 103–27.

“From Magic to Miracle: Reframing Chevalere Assigne”. Romance Rewritten: The Evolution of Middle English Romance, ed. by Archibald, Elizabeth, Megan Leitch and Corinne Saunders (Studies in Medieval Romance 22). Cambridge: D.S. Brewer, 2018: 173-88.

“Prosopopoeia: Sharpening the Anglo-Saxon Toolkit”. English Studies 95: 2 (2014): 95-108.

“Delete as Appropriate: Writing Between the Lines of the Old English Wife’s Lament. Women and Language: Essays on Gendered Communication Across Media, ed. by Burcon, S. and M. Ames. Jefferson: NC: McFarland Press, 2011: 61-74.

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