SOAS University of London

Department of Religions and Philosophies

Elizabeth Munro

BA (Warwick), MA (SOAS), PGCE (Canterbury Christ Church)
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Elizabeth Munro
Ms Elizabeth Munro
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Thesis title:
Seeking Saracens: Exploring the representation of Muslims and Islamic religious practice in the English Charlemagne Romance Cycle and the Petronius Redivivus.
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External Supervisors

Prof. Charles Burnett (The Warburg Institute)

PhD Research

My research examines the representations of Islam found in two medieval literary cycles. In particular, I am interested in depictions of religious knowledge and understanding.


  • ‘The English Charlemagne Romances: Representations of Islam in Medieval English Literature’, The Middle East in London, Vol. 6, No. 9 (2010), London: The London Middle East Institute. (pp.10-11)


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Study of Religions and medieval literature, culture, and religion.