|Present||Professor Emeritus, English and Medieval Studies, Western Michigan University|
Honors and Awards
- Distinguished Scholar Award, Western Michigan University
|1966||Ph.D., Wayne State University|
|1961||M.A., Wayne State University|
|1954||B.Sc., St. Cloud State University|
Books, Monographs, and Editions (44)
The York Corpus Christi Plays All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2011)
The feast of Corpus Christi, celebrated annually on Thursday after Trinity Sunday, was devoted to the Eucharist, and the normal practice was to have solemn processions through the city with the Host, the consecrated wafer ...
Norwegians in Michigan All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2010)
In Norwegians in Michigan, Clifford Davidson shows how Norwegians took advantage of opportunities when they began settling in Michigan in the nineteenth century. Norwegians sailed Lake Michigan, joined the lumber trade, farmed the northwest part ...
The Dramatic Tradition of the Middle Ages All Books and Monographs by WMU Authors (2005)
The twenty-five essays in this collection provide unusual insights into early European drama. Written by American, European, and Japanese scholars, the contributions focus on such subjects as recent discoveries of medieval music-dramas and the conditions ...
On Tradition: Essays on the Use and Valuation of the Past (1992)
Contains previously published articles in revised or abbreviated form: “The Sociology of Visual Forms, Tradition, and the Late Medieval Theater,” “What hempen homespuns have we swagg’ring here?” “Jonson’s Bartholomew Fair, Stage Plays, and Anti-Traditionalism,” “George ...