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Lourdes Mazlymian

Research Interests

Medieval literature, 12th century literature, Middle English literature, Old French literature, chivalric romance, depictions of mental health, public and private spaces, gender roles, animal studies, allegory


My dissertation focuses on depictions of mental illness in medieval romances; I am particularly interested in exploring how medieval conceptions of mental illness relate to the conceptualization of public and private spaces in the Middle Ages, and the way in which mental health and gender roles intersect in chivalric romances.

Department of English, Queen's University

Watson Hall
49 Bader Lane
Kingston ON K7L 3N6

Telephone (613) 533-2153


Telephone (613) 533-6000 ext. 74446 extension 74446


Telephone (613) 533-6000 ext. 74447 extension 74447

Queen's University is situated on traditional Haudenosaunee and Anishinaabe territory.