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Durham University

Institute of Medieval and Early Modern Studies (IMEMS)


The list below shows Durham University research staff who are members of IMEMS. Click the member's name to see a more detailed biography and department.

We also welcome anyone from outside the University with an interest in our work to join. Membership is free of charge. You will receive invitations to our programme of events, with a weekly emails digest about what is happening in the Insitute and further afield. To join IMEMS contact:

Prof John O'Brien

Contact Prof John O'Brien (email at john.o'

Selected Publications

Chapter in book

Edited book

  • O'Brien, John & Schachter, Marc (Forthcoming). Pour une réévaluation de la circulation manuscrite et textuelle du ‘Discours de la servitude volontaire. Paris: Champion.
  • O'Brien, John (2010). The Cambridge Companion to Rabelais. Cambridge Companions to Literature. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Journal Article


  • O'Brien, John (Planned). La Chaleur de la narration’ Le cas Martin Guerre entre histoire et récit. Garnier.

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