Warren Ginsberg

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  • Title: Professor of English
  • Additional Title: Philip H. Knight Professor of Humanities Comparative Literature Program Faculty
  • Phone: 541-346-3958
  • Office: 257 Plc
  • Interests: I am especially interested in examining the aesthetic, social, and political aspects of cross-cultural translation in Chaucer's works.
  • Curriculum Vitae

Publications

Publications include Chaucer's Italian Tradition (University of Michigan Press, 2002); Dante's Aesthetics of Being (University of Michigan Press, 1999); The Cast of Character: The Representation of Personality in Ancient and Medieval Literature (University of Toronto Press, 1983); editor, "Wynnere and Wastoure and the Parlement of the Thre Ages," Middle English Texts Series, 1992; articles in various journals and collections.

Statement

I am especially interested in examining the aesthetic, social, and political aspects of cross-cultural translation in Middle English and medieval Italian works.

Education

1967-1971 SUNY at Stony Brook, MA 1971 English 

1971-1975 Yale University, PhD 1975 Medieval Studies

Publications

Book cover for "Chaucer’s Italian Tradition"

Warren Ginsberg’s book, Chaucer’s Italian Tradition, published by The University of Michigan Press, 2002, addresses important questions about the dynamics of cross-cultural translation and the formation of tradition.