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David Lavinsky

David
Lavinsky

Associate Professor of English
PhD, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2009
Professor Lavinsky specializes in medieval and early modern cultural history; vernacular practices and epistemes; late scholasticism; hermeneutics and translation; heresy; Jewish-Christian relations; manuscript studies and the history of the book.
Inscription and Sacred Truth: The Material Text in Wycliffite Biblical Scholarship (forthcoming, Boydell & Brewer, 2017); “J. R. R. Tolkien’s Old English Exodus and the Problematics of Allegory” (Neophilologus); “Turned to Fables: Efficacy, Form, and Literary Making in Chaucer’s Pardoner’s Tale,” The Chaucer Review, 50.3-4 (2015): 442-464; “An Early Sixteenth-Century Lutheran Dialogue and its Wycliffite Excerpt,” Journal of the Early Book Society for the Study of Manuscripts and Printing History, 17 (2014): 195-220; “’Speke to me be thowt’: Affectivity, Incendium Amoris, and the Book of Margery Kempe,” The Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 112.3 (2013): 340-364; “’[K]nowynge Cristes speche’: Gender and Interpretive Authority in the Wycliffite Sermon Cycle,” Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures, 38.1 (2012): 60-83; Review of Ethics and Power in Medieval English Reformist Writing, Edwin D. Craun (Cambridge University Press, 2010), The Medieval Review, TMR 11.06.02, 2011; Review of Image, Text, and Religious Reform in Fifteenth-Century England, Shannon Gayk (Cambridge University Press, 2010), The Medieval Review, TMR 11.11.18, 2011; Review of Poetics of the Incarnation: Middle English Writing and the Leap of Love, Cristina Maria Cervone (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2012), Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 114.2 (2015): 297-300; Review of The Courtly and Commercial Art of the Wycliffite Bible, Kathleen E. Kennedy (Brepols Publishers, 2014), Speculum: A Journal of Medieval Studies, 90.4 (2015): 1131-1133.
lavinsky@yu.edu
212-960-5400 x6917
Wilf campus - Belfer Hall
Room#539
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