Dr. Gale Sigal

Professor of English


Office: C107 Tribble Hall

Phone: (336) 758-5388

Email: sigal@wfu.edu


PhD Graduate Center, City University of New York

MA Fordham

BA City College of New York

Areas of Interest

Medieval Poetry

The Legend of Arthur

Victorian Medievalism


Courses Taught at Wake Forest

ENG 310/HUM 320 Perspectives on the Middle Ages: Medieval Constructs of Gender, Race, and Class

ENG 712 Studies in Medieval Literature

ENG 315 Chaucer

FYS The Chivalric Spirit

ENG 160 Introduction to British Literature

ENG 312 Medieval Poetry: Classics of the High Middle Ages

Selected Publications

Erotic Dawn-songs of the Middle Ages: Voicing the Lyric Lady. Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 1996.

Voices in Translation: The Authority of ‘Olde Bookes’ in Medieval Literature. With Deborah Sinnreich-Levi. New York: AMS Press, 1992.

Assistant Editor, The Collected Letters of William Morris, Volume II (1881-1888), Ed. Norman Kelvin. 2 vols. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1988. Research Assistant, Volume I (1848-1880). Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1984.

“Reis glorios: A Commentary.” In Teaching Medieval Lyric with Modern Technology: An NEH Project (CD-Rom). Margaret Switten, Director, Mount Holyoke College, 2000.

“Troubadours, Trouv√®res and Trobairitz.” In Dictionary of Literary Biography: The Literature of the French and Occitan Middle Ages. Eds., Ian Laurie and Deborah Sinnreich-Levi. Columbia, S.C.: Bruccoli Clark Layman, Inc., Spring 1999.

A more extensive publication list is in her CV. 

Additional Professional Information

Curriculum Vitae for Dr. Sigal

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