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Dr. Robert Epstein

Associate Professor of English
repstein@fairfield.edu
o: Donnarumma Hall Rm 120
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Money, Commerce, and Economics in Late Medieval English Literature. Co-edited with Craig E. Bertolet. Forthcoming: Palgrave, 2018.
Chaucer's Gifts: Exchange and Value in the Canterbury Tales. University of Wales Press, 2018.
“The Lack of Interest in the Shipman’s Tale: Chaucer and the Theory of the Gift.”  Modern Philology 113 (2015).
“Dismal Science: Chaucer and Gower on Alchemy and Economy.”  Forthcoming in Studies in the Age of Chaucer 36 (2014).
“Students’ ‘Fredom’ and the Franklin’s Tale.”  In Approaches to Teaching Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales, 2nd Edition.  Edited by Peter W. Travis and Frank Grady.  New York: Modern Language Association of America, 2014.  Pp. 100-102.
“Introduction” and “Sacred Commerce: Chaucer’s Friar and the Spirit of Money,” in Sacred and Profane in Chaucer and Medieval English Literature: Essays for John V. Fleming, edited by Robert Epstein and William Robins.  Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2010.
“‘Fer in the north; I kan nat telle where’: Dialect, Regionalism, and Philologism.”  Studies in the Age of Chaucer 30 (2008).
“‘With many a florin he the hewes boghte’: Ekphrasis and Symbolic Violence in the Knight’s Tale.”  Philological Quarterly 85 (2006).
Epstein, Robert. 'Eating Their Words: Food and Text in the Coronation Banquet of Henry VI.' Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies 36.2 (2006).
Epstein, Robert. 'London, Southwark, Westminster: Gower’s Urban Contexts.' A Companion to Gower. Ed. Echard, Siân. D. S. Brewer, 2004. 43-60.
Epstein, Robert. 'Lydgate’s Mummings and the Aristocratic Resistance to Drama.' Comparative Drama 36.3, 4 (2003): 337-358.
Epstein, Robert. 'Prisoners of Reflection: The Fifteenth-Century Poetry of Exile and Imprisonment.' Exemplaria 15.1 (2003): 159-198.
Epstein, Robert. 'Literal Opposition: Deconstruction, History, and Lancaster.' Texas Studies in Literature and Language 44.1 (2002): 16-33.
Epstein, Robert. 'Chaucer’s Scogan and Scogan’s Chaucer.' Studies in Philology 96. (1999): 1/21/2009.

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