Research Interests: Medieval English and Scottish literature, especially Chaucer and Chaucerians; medieval cultural studies, especially gender and sexuality; medieval East/West relations; medieval women's writing; queer theory; postcolonial theory.
Specialization: Affect Studies|Cultural Studies|Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist/Queer Theory|Medieval Literature
Spring 2017 ENGL 80700 Affect, Feeling, Emotion: The Medieval Turn
· Burger, Glenn. Conduct Becoming: Good Wives and Husbands in the Late Middle Ages. Philadelphia: University of Pennsylvania Press, 2017.
· Chaucer's Queer Nation. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2004.
· Burger, Glenn and Lesley Cormack, Jonathan Hart, and Natalia Pylipuik, eds. Making Contact: Maps, Identity, and Travel. Edmonton, Alberta: University of Alberta Press, 2003.
· Burger, Glenn and Steven F. Kruger, eds. Queering the Middle Ages. Minneapolis: University of Minnesota Press, 2001.
· Hetoum. A Lytell Cronycle: Richard Pynson's Translation (c. 1520) of "La Fleur des Histoires de la Terre D'Orient" (c. 1307). Ed. Glenn Burger. Toronto Medieval Texts and Translation Series 6. Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 1988. Lx (critical introduction) + 200 pp. (124 pp. text, 76 pp. commentary and notes).
Recent Articles/Book Chapters:
· Burger, Glenn. “‘Pite renneth soone in gentil herte’: Ugly Feelings and Gendered Conduct in Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women.” Special Issue: “Looking Forward, Looking Back on the Legend of Good Women. Ed. Betsy McCormick, Leah Schwebel, and Lynn Shutters. Chaucer Review 52.1 (2017): 66-84.
· “Toward a Premodern Affective Turn.” Review Essay of Anthony Bale, Feeling Persecuted: Christians, Jews and Images of Violence in the Middle Ages and Sarah McNamer, Affective Meditation and the Invention of Medieval Compassion. Postmedieval. 5.1 (2014): 102-14.
· “Conduct Becoming: Gender and the Making of an Ethical Subject in The Book of the Knight of the Tower.” Medieval Literature: Criticism and Debates. Ed. Holly Crocker and D. Vance Smith. Routledge: London, 2014. 124-46.
· Burger, Glenn and Steven Kruger. “Sexuality.” A Handbook of Middle English Studies. Ed. Marion Turner. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2013. 77-92.
· Burger Glenn. “In the Merchant’s Bedchamber.” Thresholds of Medieval Visual Culture: Liminal Spaces. Ed. Elina Gertsman and Jill Stephenson. Boydell and Brewer, 2012. 400-31.
· “Chaucer, Gender and Sexuality: What Next?” Chaucer: Contemporary Approaches. Ed. Susanna Fein and David Raybin. Pennsylvania State University Press, 2010. 179-98.
· Burger, Glenn and Steven F. Kruger. “Afterword.” Queer Movie Medievalisms. Ed. Kathleen Kelly and Tison Pugh. London: Ashgate, 2009. 237-43.
Research in Progress:
· Affect, Feeling, Emotion: The Medieval Turn (book collection, co-edited with Holly Crocker).
· Household Knowledges in Late Medieval England and France (book collection, co-edited with Rory Critten).