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Valerie Allen

Valerie Allen is Professor of Literature at John Jay College of Criminal Justice at the City University of New York. She is the author of New Casebooks: Chaucer; L’Art d’enseigner de Martin Heidegger, and the essay “Medieval English” in English Literature in Context, edited by Paul Poplawski.


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On Farting
Language and Laughter in the Middle Ages

Palgrave Macmillan
This book presents waste as an aesthetic category that introduces an arsy-versy world where detritus is precious. This aesthetic is applied in the second part...
Valerie Allen

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