Berkeley English Lecturers

Jacob Hobson

Jacob Hobson

Lecturer

474 Wheeler
OH M 11-12, and by appointment
jehobson@berkeley.edu


Selected Publications and Papers Delivered

"An Old Norse Courtly Analogue to Beowulf." Neophilologus (available online here).

"Ælfric's Interjections: Learning to Express Emotion in Late Anglo-Saxon England." Review of English Studies 69, no. 292 (2018): 815-31, https://doi.org/10.1093/res/hgy056.

"Translation as Gloss in the Old English Boethius." Medium Ævum 86.2 (2017): 207-23. 

"Euhemerism and the Veiling of History in Early Scandinavian Literature." Journal of English and Germanic Philology 116.1 (2017): 24-44.

"National-Ethnic Narratives in Eleventh-Century Literary Representations of Cnut." Anglo-Saxon England 43 (2014): 267-95.


Recent English Courses Taught
spring, 2019

R1B/4

Reading and Composition: Berkeley Literature

R1B/9

Reading and Composition: Berkeley Literature

fall, 2018

R1B/16

Reading and Composition: Books with Pictures

104/1

Introduction to Old English

45A/103

(discussion) Literature in English: Through Milton

spring, 2018

112/1

Middle English Literature

190/10

Research Seminar: Pagan Fictions in Christian Literature

fall, 2017

190/7

Research Seminar: Monsters, Exiles, and Outlaws in Medieval Literature