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Luisella Caon

University Lecturer

Name
Dr. L.M.D. Caon
Telephone
+31 71 527 4117
E-mail
l.m.d.caon@hum.leidenuniv.nl

Luisella Caon is a University Lecturer at the Leiden University Centre for Linguistics.

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Fields of interest

History of the English Language, Middle English Language and Literature, English Historical Linguistics, Palaeography, Codicology.

Research

Spelling variation in the early manuscripts of the  Canterbury Tales.

Curriculum Vitae

1999 MA English Language and Literature, University of Leiden 
1999 Research assistant, English Department, University of Leiden 
2000–2007 PhD researcher, Leiden University Centre for Linguistics, University of Leiden, supervisors Prof. C. Ewen, Prof. I.M. Tieken-Boon van Ostade 
2005–now lecturer at the Department of English, University of Leiden

Publications

  • (2001). Final -e in Monosyllabic Adjectives in the Fiftheenth-Century Versions of the ‘Wife of Bath’s Prologue’, in Lemmen, H. ed.,  Current Research in Dutch and Belgian Universities and Polytechnics on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics, Utrecht, 1–16.
  • (2002).  Final -e and Spelling Habits in the Fifteenth-Century Versions of the ‘Wife of Bath’s Prologue’, in  English Studies, 83(4), 296–31.  http://www.swetswise.com/eAccess/viewToc.do?yevoID=1859942&titleID=67980
  • (2005). Did Adam Pinkhurst Really ‘Myswrite’ Chaucer’s Words? Spelling Variants in the Hengwrt and Ellesmere Manuscripts of the  Canterbury  Tales, in E. Kooper ed., Current Research in Dutch and Belgian Universities and Polytechnics on Old English, Middle English and Historical Linguistics, Utrecht, 40–48.
  • (2006) The Pronouns of Love and Sex: Thou and Ye Among Lovers in The Canterbury Tales, in C.C. Barfoot, ed.,  And Never Know the Joy: Sex and the Erotic in English Poetry. Amsterdam: Rodopi, 33–47. http://www/ingentaconnect.com/content/rodopi/dgr

Conference papers

  •  ‘Studying Medieval Manuscripts: from Parchment to Pixels’. Paper presented at the ‘Alumni Day’ of the English Department at Leiden University, Leiden (November 2007)
  •  ‘What did Adam Pinkhurst do to Chaucer’s Language?’. Paper presented at the 14th International Conference on Historical Linguistics (ICEHL), Bergamo (August 2006)
  •  ‘Fifteenth-century Scribes and Printers Struggling with Final - e in the  Wife of Bath’s Prologue’. Paper presented at the 8th Conference of the European Society for the Study of English (ESSE), London (September 2006)
  • “Did Adam Pinkhurst really ‘Miswryte’ Chaucer’s Words? Spelling Variants in the Hengwrt and Ellesmere Manuscripts of the  Canterbury  Tales”. Paper presented at the 26th Symposium of Old English, Middle English and History of the Language, Utrecht (December 2004)
  • ‘Final -e in the Adjectives of the Fifteenth-Century Texts of the  Wife of Bath’s Prologue’, Paper presented at the 21st Symposium of Old English, Middle English and History of the Language, Utrecht (December 1999)

University Lecturer

  • Faculteit der Geesteswetenschappen
  • Leiden Univ Centre for Linguistics
  • LUCL Engels

Work address

P.N. van Eyckhof 4
2311 BV Leiden
Room number 1.01b

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