Helen Waddell

(1889—1965) writer and translator

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medieval scholar and translator, is remembered for her popular study of the ‘vagantes’ of the Middle Ages, The Wandering Scholars (1927), for her anthology of translations from their works in her Medieval Latin Lyrics (1929), and for her novel Peter Abelard (1933), based on the life of Abelard.

Subjects: Literary Studies (20th Century onwards).

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