This paper traces the name “Colbrond” to the chivalric romance “Guy of Warwick” and compares his description with grotesque descriptions like those in “The Wedding of Sir Gawain and Dame Ragnell” and to other features common in chivalric romances. It concludes by interpreting the use of his figure in making Lord B’s realization of virtue plausible and thereby worthy of Pamela.
philosophy and literature in comparative perspective; early Chinese thought and contemporary Chinese fiction; medical humanities; modern and traditional Chinese literature, literature and medicine, comparative literature (Chinese, French, Russian, Japanese, and North American), literary theory, theories of narrative; East Asian humanities; poetry; ecocriticism; nineteenth-, twentieth- and twenty-first-century Russian literature.
Review of the opening season of the Sam Wanamaker playhouse, London – The Knight of the Burning Pestle and The Duchess of Malfi
An examination of the cyborg potential of wearable technology as located in dress-body-technology assemblages and a call for public humanities work, such as Fashioning Circuits, that extends the Quantified Self to think instead about the Quantified Other or the Quantified Self-in-kinship.