Old Norse-Icelandic literature and culture; the Íslendingasögur; emotion theory; sexuality and gender studies; Old Norse mythic tradition.
Undergraduate: Prelims Paper 1 (Introduction to English Language); Prelims Paper 2 (Early Medieval Literature, c. 650–1350); FHS Course I Paper 2 (Literature in English 1350–1550); FHS Course II Paper 1 (Literature in English, 650–1100); FHS Course II Paper 2 (Medieval English and Related Literatures, 1066–1550); Old Norse Language and Literature.
Graduate: Old Norse Language.
George completed his BA in English Literature at Durham University and his MSt in English (650-1550) at Mansfield College, Oxford. He is currently finishing up his DPhil at St Anne’s College, Oxford. His thesis examines the presentation of anger in the Íslendingasögur (Sagas of Icelanders).