Bill Burgwinkle is Emeritus Professor in French & Occitan at Cambridge University and an Emeritus fellow of King's College. He has written several studies on the Middle Ages, including "Sodomy, Masculinity and Law," "Love for Sale: Materialist Readings of the Troubadour Razo Corpus," "Sanctity and Pornography in Medieval Culture" (coauthor), "Medieval French Literary Culture Abroad" (coauthor), and "The Cambridge History of French Literature," edited with Nick Hammond and Emma Wilson. He is also a devoted film fan, a foodie of sorts, an occasional singer (Honolulu Symphony Chorus), and a part-time resident of Cambridge, Stockholm, and Paris.
It’s summer. It’s hot (31 degrees Celsius). Tourists are crowding the dockside and beaches of Cassis, a Provençal fishing village in the South of France. What better escape than a splurge on local fish and produce at La Villa Madie, … Read More