Howard Bloch

Professor Bloch’s teaching and research 
have covered topics including a study of
epic and romance forms of the 12th and 13th centuries; an examination of the relationship of literature, money, and family structure; humor and the fabliaux; legal, economic, familial, and political institutions; gender and the rise of Western romantic love; and an exploration of the history of printing in the 19th century. At Yale, he teaches Directed Studies, and courses on medieval and modern French literature and culture.