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Professor Marianne J Ailes

M.A.(Edin.), Ph.D.(R'dg)

  • BS8 1TE

1994 …2020

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Research interests

Marianne Ailes' research interests are in Medieval French literature, including French literature of medieval England. She has a particular interest in the chansons de geste and early vernacular chronicles, focussing on crusade narratives. She is actively involved in editing and translating as well as interpretative studies. She is currently leading 'Charlemagne: A European Icon', a Leverhulme Trust funded international network project on the appropriation of Charlemagne material in different lingusitic cultures in the Middle Ages. This followed a collaborative project on Charlemagne in England with Phillipa Hardman (Dept of English, University of Reading). She is also currently working on a monograph project on 'Tolerating the Other in Old French epic texts'.

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Projects

Charlemagne: A European Icon

Ailes, M. J., Bennett, P., Hardman, P., Fulton, H., Rikhardsdottir, S., Bailey, M., Giles, R., Purkis, W., Gabriele, M., Classen, A., Boscolo, C. & Everson, J.

8/04/12 → …

Project: Research

Charlemagne in England

Ailes, M. J.

1/09/091/09/12

Project: Research

Research Output

Charlemagne and his vassals: Ideal king or unjust ruler

Ailes, M. & Philip, B. (ed.), 2020, (In preparation) Charlemagne in Medieval Francophonia. Ailes, M. & Bennett, P. (eds.). Boydell & Brewer, (Bristol Studies in Medieval Cultures).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • Desiring the Other: Subjugation and resistance of the female saracen in the chanson de geste

    Ailes, M., 24 Feb 2020, In : French Studies. 17 p., knaa015.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle (Academic Journal)

  • Au carrefour des genres: chansons de geste historiques ou chroniques sous la forme de la chanson de geste?

    Ailes, M., 24 Apr 2019, De la pensée de l’histoire au jeu littéraire. Études médiévales en l’honneur de Dominique Boutet. Douchet, S. & Jean-Rene, V. (eds.). Paris: Champion, Paris, p. 448-57 10 p.

    Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter in a book

  • Activities

    Cambridge University Press (Publisher)

    Marianne J Ailes (Editor)

    2019 → …

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    Modern Language Review (Journal)

    Marianne J Ailes (Editor)

    2019

    Activity: Publication peer-review and editorial work typesPublication peer-review

    16th Biennial Medieval Insular Romance Conference

    Marianne J Ailes (Participant)

    9 Apr 2018

    Activity: Participating in or organising an event typesParticipation in conference