Eric Jager

Eric Jager is Professor of English at UCLA. He is the author of The Book of the Heart and The Last Duel: A True Story of Crime, Scandal, and Trial by Combat in Medieval France.

The Tempter's Voice
Language and the Fall in Medieval Literature
Eric Jager
Why was the story of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent so important to medieval literary culture? Eric Jager argues that during the Middle Ages the story of the Fall was incorporated into a comprehensive myth about language. Drawing on a wide range of...



The Tempter's Voice
Language and the Fall in Medieval Literature
Eric Jager
Why was the story of Adam, Eve, and the Serpent so important to medieval literary culture? Eric Jager argues that during the Middle Ages the story of the Fall was incorporated into a comprehensive myth about language. Drawing on a wide range of...








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