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Dr Seb Coxon

Dr Seb Coxon

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Departmemt of German, UCL
17 Gordon Square
London
WC1E 6BT

Appointments

  • Reader in German
    SELCS
    Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Joined UCL

2000-09-01

His principal research interests are (1) characterization in medieval narrative (hair, beards and baldness); (2) short comic narratives of the later Middle Ages; (3) laughter, jest and ridicule in courtly and urban culture; (4) medieval drama; (5) Wolfram von Eschenbach's Parzival. He is currently working on: a monograph concerning charcterization in medieval narrative (hair, beards and baldness); a complete translation of 13C and 14C 'Mären' (as part of Cologne/ Tübingen 'Versnovellistik' project); and a bilingual edition of Heinrich Bebel's Libri facetiarum (1508; 1512)

Award year Qualification Institution
1998 DPhil
Doctor of Philosophy
German Literature and Medieval/Ancient History
University of Oxford
1998 MA
Master of Arts
German Language
University of Oxford
1993 RSACTEFL
RSA Certificate for Teaching English as a Foreign Language
Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL)
Regent School of Languages
1991 BA
Bachelor of Arts
German Language
University of Oxford
Office Hours 

Term 1 & 2: Mondays 11-1

Term 3: by appointment