Oral Tradition Volume 14, Number 2October 1999
About the Authors
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Françoise Létoublon, Professor of Greek language and literature at the Université Stendhal (Grenoble, France) and at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes in Paris, was elected a senior member of the Institut Universitaire de France in 1993. She has published numerous books and articles on Greek language and general linguistics and literature and is currently working on speech and images in the Iliad and the Odyssey.
Leslie MacCoull, author of Dioscorus of Aphrodito, Coptic Perspectives on Late Antiquity and editor of Studies in the Christian East in Memory of Mirrit Boutros Ghali, is Senior Research Scholar of the Society for Coptic Archaeology (North America) and Adjunct Professor at the Arizona Center for Medieval and Renaissance Studies, Arizona State University.
Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of Göttingen, Ulrich Marzolph is a senior member of the editorial committee of the Enzyklopädie des Märchens, an ongoing encyclopedia of historical and comparative folk narrative research. His main research areas are popular literature and narrative tradition of the Islamic Near East, especially Iran and the Arab world.
Elizabeth Minchin is Senior Lecturer in the Classics Program in the Department of Classical and Modern European Languages at the Australian National University. Her research field is the Homeric epic, and she is currently working on a book about the various ways in which memory supports oral tradition.
Christine Neufeld is a doctoral candidate at McGill University, where she is currently completing a dissertation entitled "Xanthippe's Sisters: Orality and Gender in the Later Middle Ages." Other research interests include folklore and folk genres in literature, apocalyptic literature, and the history of medievalism.
Lea Olsan is Professor of English and Foreign Languages at Northeast Louisiana University. She has recently written articles for the Encyclopedia of Medieval Folklore ("Medicine") and for Medieval Germany: An Encyclopedia ("Magic").
Lisa Robeson is Associate Professor of English at Bluffton College. Her research has focused on Arthurian legend, especially on peace and war issues in Malory's Le Morte Darthur. Her article on "The Rhetoric of War in Malory's Morte Darthur" is forthcoming in a special issue of Arthuriana.
Michael Saenger recently completed his doctorate at the University of Toronto with a dissertation on Renaissance literature. He is currently an instructor of English at the University of Western Ontario. He has published articles on a variety of issues concerning textual transmission and performance, and his work has appeared in journals such as Studies in Philology, English Language Notes, Notes and Queries, and the James Joyce Quarterly.