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The Study of Medieval Manuscripts of England: Festschrift in Honor of Richard W. Pfaff

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George Brown

George Brown did his undergraduate studies as a Jesuit at St. Louis University, and, after gaining an advanced degree in philosophy, he received an M.A. in English. In Innsbruck, Austria, he studied theology for four years. After further studies in Europe he went to Harvard for his doctorate in English. He has studied paleography (Greek and Latin manuscripts) in St. Louis, Los Angeles, Oxford, London, and Rome. Following two years' teaching at St. Louis University, Brown came to Stanford in 1971. For a number of years he was head of the Medieval Studies Program. Recipient of the Dinkelspiel award for his contribution to Stanford education, he teaches Old and Middle English language and...