Alliterative Metre and Medieval English Literary History

  • Rafael J. Pascual University of Oxford


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Author Biography

Rafael J. Pascual, University of Oxford
Rafael J. Pascual (PhD, Universidad de Granada, 2014) is a scholar of Old and Middle English language and literature. He is currently a Postdoctoral Researcher at the University of Oxford. Before coming to Oxford, he was a Juan de la Cierva Research Fellow at the Universidad de Alicante and a Postdoctoral Research Fellow at Harvard University. He has published in journals such as English Studies, Neophilologus, Studia Neophilologica and Journal of Germanic Linguistics. He has contributed to the volume The Dating of Beowulf: A Reassessment (Cambridge, 2014) and has coedited Old English Philology: Studies in Honour of R.D. Fulk (Cambridge, 2016).


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