RF YEAGER is Professor of English and Foreign Languages and chair of the department at the University of West Florida. He is President of the International John Gower Society, editor of JGN The John Gower Newsletter, and has published widely on medieval English and European literatures. His special interests are Old English literature and language, the French of England, and the poetry of Chaucer and Gower. He has written and edited more than a dozen books and collections of essays, including John Gower’s Poetic: The Search for a New Arion (1990), A Concordance to the French Poetry and Prose of John Gower (1997), Who Murdered Chaucer? A Medieval Mystery, with Terry Jones, Terry Dolan, Alan Fletcher and Juliette Dor (2005), and has edited and translated John Gower: The Minor Latin Works (2006), and a companion volume, John Gower: The French Balades (forthcoming, spring 2011) and, with Brian W. Gastle, Approaches to Teaching John Gower’s Poetry (forthcoming 2011), for the Modern Language Association.