Friday, 2 April 2010

Why Study Medieval Literature?

Here's another video in our series "What's The Point?"

In the series academics across various arts and humanities subjects discuss their work - and try to explain why it's a worthwhile field of study.

This video features Professor Thorlac Turville-Petre. He studies medieval literature and doesn't like the phrase "Middle Ages" being used as an insult.

Have to admit I find the old manuscripts quite intriguing.

More videos in this series can be found at


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