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David Wallace studied for a BA (1976) in English and Related Literature at York and for a Ph.D. at St Edmund's College, Cambridge. Following a Research Fellowship at Cambridge (1981-3) and a Mellon Fellowship at Stanford (1984-5), he taught at the University of Texas at Austin (1985-91) and then at the University of Minnesota, where he was Professor of English and Frenzel Chair in Liberal Arts (1991-6). He has been Judith Rodin Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania since 1996, with stints as Visiting Professor at King's College, Cambridge, Melbourne University, Princeton University, and Hebrew University, Jerusalem. He has done extensive work for BBC radio, with documentary features on Bede, Malory, Margery Kempe, and John Leland. He is currently editing what will be the first literary history of Europe, 1348-1418, for OUP.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.
Women in literature.
Women in the Catholic Church -- History -- To 1500 -- Sources.
Women in the Catholic Church -- History -- 16th century -- Sources.
Catholic women -- Biography.
Catholics -- Biography.
Women and literature -- History -- To 1500.
Women and literature -- History -- 16th century.
Dorothea, -- von Montau, -- 1347-1394.
Kempe, Margery, -- b. ca. 1373.
Ward, Mary, -- 1585-1645.
Cary, Elizabeth, -- Lady, -- 1585 or 6-1639.