Catherine M. Jones &
William W. Kibler

Catherine M. Jones is the Josiah Meigs Professor of French and Provençal at the University of Georgia. She is the author of The Noble Merchant: Problems of Genre and Lineage in Hervis de Mes (North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, 1993), Philippe de Vigneulles and the Art of Prose Translation (D. S. Brewer, 2008), and An Introduction to the Chansons de Geste (University Press of Florida, 2014). She is the co-translator of An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle (with William Kibler and Logan Whalen, University Press of Florida, 2020). [Photo courtesy of James D. Peterson]

William W. Kibler has published An Introduction to Old French (Modern Language Association, 1984) as well as a number of editions and translations of medieval French texts, many in collaboration. His translation of the Arthurian Romances of Chrétien de Troyes is in Penguin Classics (1991). With François Suard, he published an Old French edition of Huon de Bordeaux with a facing-page translation into modern French (Champion, 2003). Recently he completed an edition with Françoise Denis of all the known manuscripts of Gui de Bourgogne (Champion, 2019). This is his second translation in collaboration with Catherine Jones, following An Old French Trilogy: Texts from the William of Orange Cycle (University Press of Florida, 2020, also with Logan Whalen). [Photo courtesy of Andrew Mata]


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