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Stephanie Trigg

Stephanie Trigg

Stephanie Trigg is Redmond Barry Distinguished Professor of English Literature at the University of Melbourne, where she works on medieval and modern literature. She is author of Gwen Harwood (Oup, 1994) and several books on Chaucer and medieval studies: most recently, Affective Medievalism: Love, Abjection and Discontent (2019), and 30 Great Myths about Chaucer (2020), both co-written with Thomas A. Prendergast. She is currently working on a cultural history of the face in literature, with Joe Hughes, Tyne Sumner, and Guillemette Bolens; and a study of Melbourne’s relationship with bluestone.

Stephanie Trigg reviews 'The History of Emotions: An Introduction' by Jan Plamper and translated by Keith Tribe

April 2016, no. 380 29 March 2016
A year or so after I had begun my work in the Australian Research Council's Centre of Excellence for the History of Emotions, the immortal words of 'Ern Malley', 'The emotions are not skilled workers', bored a hole into my brain, dug around a bit, and settled there as a perpetual irritant. Malley's phrase has an oblique genealogy. Coined by James McAuley and Harold Stewart as an enigmatic pronounc ... (read more)

Gregory Kratzmann (ed.): Imagination, Books and Community in Medieval Europe

November 2010, no. 326 15 November 2011
Binocular vision Stephanie Trigg   Imagination, Books and Community in Medieval Europe edited by Gregory Kratzmann Macmillan Art Publishing and the State Library of Victoria, $99 hb, 256 pp, 9781921394331   In cinema the trope is familiar: an old book opens and gorgeous drawings and illuminations gradually come to life, replaced by real or animated characters. Or the book magicall ... (read more)
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