Pearsall, Derek (Albert)

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PEARSALL, Derek (Albert)

PEARSALL, Derek (Albert). British, b. 1931. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Bibliography. Career: King's College, London, Dept. of English, assistant lecturer, then lecturer, 1959-65; University of York, lecturer, sr. lecturer and reader, 1965-76, professor of English, 1976-85; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA, professor of English, 1985-2000. Publications: John Lydgate, 1970; (with E. Salter) Landscapes and Seasons of the Medieval World, 1973; Old English and Middle English Poetry, 1977; The Canterbury Tales, 1985; An Annotated Critical Bibliography of Langland, 1990; The Life of Geoffrey Chaucer: A Critical Biography, 1992; John Lydgate: A Bio- bibliography, 1997; Chaucer to Spenser: An Anthology of Writings in English 1375-1575, 1999; Gothic Europe 1200-1450, 2000; Arthurian Romance: A Short Introduction, 2003. EDITOR: The Floure and the Leafe and The Assembly of Ladies, 1962; (with E. Salter) Piers Plowman: Selections from the C-Text, 1967; Piers Plowman: An Edition of the C-Text, 1978; (with I.C. Cunningham) The Auchinleck Manuscript, 1979; Manuscripts and Readers in 15th Century England, 1983; Chaucer, The Nun's Priest's Tale: Variorum Edition, 1984; Manuscripts and Texts: Editorial Problems in Later Middle English Literature, 1987; (with K. Scott) William Langland, Piers Plowman: A Facsimile of Bodleian MS Douce 104, 1992; New Directions in Later Medieval Manuscript Study, 2000. Address: Dept of English, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA 02138, U.S.A.