Edwin D. Craun, 2002–2003 | National Humanities Center

Edwin D. Craun (NHC Fellow, 2002–03)

Project Title

Fraternal Correction: The Ethics of Medieval English Reformist Literature

Washington and Lee University

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Fellowship Work Summary, 2002–03

Edwin D. Craun wrote the introduction and first two chapters of his book Fraternal Correction: Ethics and Political Relations in Medieval English Reformist Literature. He spent four weeks doing archival research for his book in Great Britain under a grant from the Huntington Library. He also revised an article, "Fama and Pastoral Constraints on Rebuking Sinners: The Book of Margery Kempe," to be published in Fama: The Politics of Talk and Reputation, ed. Daniel Smail and Thelma Fenster (Cornell University Press, forthcoming 2003); edited four essays and compiled an annotated bibliography for a collection of essays he is editing, The Hands of the Tongue, solicited by the Medieval Institute Press; and wrote a book review of John Burrows's Gestures and Looks in Medieval Literature for Speculum.