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Adrienne Merritt

Part-Time Non-Tenure Track Assistant Professor, Comparative Studies in Literature and Culture

Education: B.A., M.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities

PhD research interests: Germanic philology, comparative philology, Old and Middle High German, Middle Dutch, Old and Middle French, Old Saxon, Anglo-Saxon/ Old English, Medieval Latin, Old Norse, medieval translation, Paleography, Medieval History, 19th century rediscover of the medieval, cultures of reading, genre theory, allegory and exegesis.
Fields of specialty: Germanic beguine mystics and their writings, Middle Dutch poetry and prose, Middle High German courtly literature, medieval and early modern female authors and translators, fin de si├Ęcle Viennese culture and literature, and sensory vs. ineffable expressions.