In this Baden presentation, Kara McShane gives an overview of her forthcoming edition of the understudied Middle English Destruction of Jerusalem, a late medieval siege narrative, and explores how the poem expands contemporary understandings of religious and cultural contact, conflict, and exchange in medieval English literature. The talk includes an interactive introduction to editing medieval texts.
medieval manuscripts, Middle Ages, poetry, Vespasian, antisemitism, medievalism
Digital Humanities | History of Christianity | Medieval History | Medieval Studies
McShane, Kara, "Middle English "Tarantulas": A New Edition of The Destruction of Jerusalem" (2020). Faculty Baden Presentations. 2.
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