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John W. Conlee is a professor of English at William & Mary, and chair of the Department of English from 1982 - 1985, and again from 1990 - 1992. He joined the faculty in 1968 as Assistant Professor. After receiving his A.B. at the University of Southern California, he got both his M.A. and Ph.D. at the University of Illinois. His scholarly interests include Chaucer, Arthurian literature and Middle English poetry.

He has written several books for children, including The King of Mud and Grass, A Cup of Kindness and The Dragon Stone, all retellings of the Arthurian legends.



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