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Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages

 

Professor Sylvia Huot

Position(s): 
Professor of Medieval French Literature
Department/Section: 
Department of French
Faculty of Modern & Medieval Languages
Contact details: 
Telephone number: 
(+44) (0)1223 339881
Location: 

Pembroke College 
Trumpington Street 
CAMBRIDGE  
CB2 1RF

About: 

Sylvia Huot specialises in in medieval French literature. She is the author of From Song to Book (Cornell University Press, 1987); The Romance of the Rose and its Medieval Readers (CUP, 1993); Allegorical Play in the Old French Motet (Stanford University Press, 1997); Madness in Medieval French Literature (OUP, 2003); Postcolonial Fictions in the Roman de Perceforest (D.S. Brewer, 2007); and Dreams of Lovers and Lies of Poets: Poetry, Knowledge and Desire in the Roman de la Rose (Legenda, 2010). She is also the co-editor of Rethinking the Romance of the Rose (University of Pennsylviania Press, 1992). She was elected a Fellow of the British Academy in 2011.