John Halbrooks

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John Halbrooks | Associate Professor

Graduate Coordinator. Specializes in medieval and Renaissance literature.

HUMB 269  |  460-7685  |


  • "Desire, Discourse, and Autosurgery in the Fiction of Patrick O'Brian." In Becky R. McLaughlin and Eric Daffron (Ed.), The Body in Theory: Essays after Lacan and Foucault. Jefferson, North Carolina: MacFarland, 2021.
  • "Bird Sounds and the Framing of The Canterbury Tales." Essays in Medieval Studies 33 (2018): 1-9.
  • "P. D. James Reads Beowulf." In Anglo-Saxon Culture and the Modern Imagination. Ed. David Clark and Nicholas Perkins. Cambridge: Boydell and Brewer, 2010.
  • "Ælfric, the Maccabees, and the Problem of Christian Heroism."  Studies in Philology 106 (2009): 263-84.
  • "Exeter Book Riddle 8: A Gulf-Coast Paraphrase."  In Whatever Remembers Us.  Ed. Sue Walker and J. William Chambers. Mobile, AL: Negative Capability Press, 2007.
  • "Byrhtnoth's Great-Hearted Mirth, or Praise and Blame in The Battle of Maldon."  Philological Quarterly 82 (2005 for 2003):  235-55.
  • "Fragments of Song:  W. S. Merwin and the Troubadours."  Tenso 20 (2005):  64-71.