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Department of English Studies

Academic Staff

Professor John McKinnell

Emeritus Professor in the Department of English Studies
Fax: +44 (0) 191 33 42501

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Research Groups

  • Medieval Studies

Research Interests

  • Durham Medieval Drama Group
  • Durham medieval texts
  • Medieval acting style
  • Old and Middle English poetry
  • Old Norse literature (esp. mythological poetry)
  • Records of early English drama


Books: authored

Books: edited

Essays in edited volumes

Journal papers: academic

Other media: research equivalent

  • John McKinnell (production director), & David Williams (video director) (2004). Hick Scorner. (video of play)
  • Henry Medwall (2001). Nature (ca. 1495). (video of a play)