Anthony Colin SPEARING

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1936-01-31
Education Alleyn's Sch Dulwich, Jesus Coll Cambridge (MA), Univ of Cambridge (LittD)
Books & Publications Publications Criticism and Medieval Poetry (1964, 2 edn 1972), An Introduction to Chaucer (with Maurice Hussey and James Winny, 1965), The Gawain Poet: A Critical Study (1970), Chaucer: Troilus and Criseyde (1976), Medieval Dream-Poetry (1976), Medieval to Renaissance in English Poetry (1985), Readings in Medieval Poetry (1987), The Medieval Poet as Voyeur (1993), The Cloud of Unknowing (trans, 2001), Textual Subjectivity: The Encoding of Subjectivity in Medieval Romances and Lyrics (2005), Medieval Autographies: The 'I' of the Text (2012); contrib to numerous learned jls
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Style Prof A C Spearing
Career research on Piers Plowman under supervision of C S Lewis and Elizabeth Salter 1957-60; Univ of Cambridge: W M Tapp fell Gonville & Caius Coll 1959-60, asst lectr in English 1960-64, supernumerary fell Gonville & Caius Coll 1960; Queens' Coll Cambridge: asst dir of studies in English 1960-67, lectr in English 1964-85, dir of studies in English 1967-85, sec Faculty of English 1970-71, chm Degree Ctee Faculty of English 1977-79, reader in Medieval English literature 1985-87, chm Faculty of English 1986-87, official fell 1960-87, life fell 1987-; Univ of Virginia: visiting prof of English 1979-80 and 1984, Center for Advanced Studies 1987-89, prof of English 1987-89, William R Kenan prof of English 1989-; external examiner: Univ of Bristol 1974, MA in Medieval Studies Univ of York 1974-76; Studentship Selection Ctee UK Dept of Educn and Science 1976-79; William Matthews lectr Birkbeck Coll London 1983-84; Lansdowne visiting fell Univ of Victoria BC 1993, Benjamin Meaker visiting prof Univ of Bristol 2003, Conway lectr Univ of Notre Dame 2007, visiting lectr at numerous univs in Britain, Europe, Canada and USA; PhD (hc) Lund Univ Sweden 2011
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