Eva von Contzen, Visiting Professor at CMS

Eva von Contzen, Professor of English literature at the University of Freiburg, Germany, and principal investigator of the project “Lists in Literature and Culture”, funded by the European Research Council, is a visiting Professor at the Centre from 15 February to 15 April 2018. Her research interests include narrative forms and functions in medieval literature, especially hagiography; the reception of classical texts in the Middle Ages; the practices of list-making and lists in literary texts; and historical narratology. She is currently working on a monograph on the tradition of the epic catalogue from Homer to Omeros.

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