before Eden

N.B. to those of you who follow After Eden on email, please click on the name of the post to the right of my gravatar photo to open the blog on WordPress in order to see the featured photo and to see a better layout and higher quality photos.  I recommend this in general, but …

botanic Oxbridge

I am a medievalist.  I spent my academic career teaching medieval literature, especially the Middle English literature of the 14th century, and its appropriation for a vast array of artistic, social, and commercial causes by the 19th, 20th, and 21stcenturies.  I like Oxford.  Its spires, narrow streets, and granite and limestone walls feel familiar, warm, …