Mark Griffith

Richard Ellmann Fellow; Tutor in English; Senior Tutor
MA DPhil Oxf

mark.griffith@new.ox.ac.uk

Teaching

Old and Middle English History of the English Language

Research Interests

His research interests are Old English poetry (particularly poetics and prosody) and Middle English alliterative poetry.

Selected Publications

  • Judith ed (Exeter 1997) 'The Old English Boethius' (Oxford 2008) [collaborative project)
  • ‘The Register of Divine Speech in Genesis A’, Anglo-Saxon England 41 (2013)
  • ‘On the Lexical Property termed “Rank” in Old English Poetry and its later development’, Notes and Queries 258 (2013)
  • ‘Old English Poetic Diction not in Old English Verse or Prose and the Curious Case of Aldhelm’s Five Athletes’, Anglo-Saxon England 43, pp. 99-131 (2014)
  • ‘Reading Chaucer in New College in the 1630s’, co-authors Phil Knox and Will Poole, Medium Aevum (forthcoming (2016))
  • ‘Alliterating Finites and the Origin of Rank in Old English Poetry’, in Old English Philology: Studies in Honor of R.D. Fulk, ed. Leonard Neidorf, Rafael J. Pascual, and Tom Shippey, Anglo-Saxon Studies (forthcoming (2016))
  • The Battle of Maldon: the Guile of the Vikings explained’, Notes and Queries (forthcoming (2016))