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Aparna Chaudhuri

Assistant Professor of English, Ashoka University

Ph.D. Harvard University

Aparna Chaudhuri is Assistant Professor of English at Ashoka University. She holds a BA from Jadavpur University, a second BA from Oxford University, and a PhD from Harvard. She is also a published literary translator.

She specializes in the study of late medieval English literature. Her broader research interests lie in the fields of Vernacular Theology, Medieval English Literature, Global Medieval Studies, Medieval and Early Modern Religion and the History of Domesticity.


  • “Poetry and Power in Ovid’s Tristia and Chaucer’s Legend of Good Women” in (English Literary History 87.4 (winter), forthcoming)
  • “Domestic Devotion: Representing Household Space in Late Medieval Religious Writing” (Architectural Space and the Imagination: Houses in Literature and Art from Classical to Contemporary, ed. Jane Griffiths and Adam Hanna — forthcoming from Palgrave Macmillan in 2020/21)
  • “Understanding the Individual” (The Book of Margery Kempe, Critical Imprints V, 2017)

Books Translated

(from Bengali)

  • The Best of Tenida by Narayan Gangopadhyay, Puffin Classics (Penguin, 2014)
  • Shey by Rabindranath Tagore, Penguin Modern Classics (Penguin, 2007)
  • Early British Literature

  • Literature without Literature

  • Work and Play in Western Literature

  • Rhodes Scholarship (2011-2013)
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