Martin Camargo


Research Interests

Medieval rhetoric and poetics; Middle English literature

Medieval, Philology/Linguistics/Grammar


  • PhD, University of Illinois, 1978
  • AB, Princeton University, 1972

Additional Campus Affiliations

Associate Dean, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
Professor, Classics
Professor, Program in Medieval Studies

Recent Publications

Camargo, M. (Ed.) (2019). Tria sunt: An Art of Poetry and Prose. (Dumbarton Oaks Medieval Library; Vol. 53). Harvard University Press.

Camargo, M. (2017). A good idea, in theory: Why Mathias of Linköping's Poetria fell short in practice. Rhetorica - Journal of the History of Rhetoric, 35(3), 239-258.

Camargo, M. (2016). Epistolary declamation: Performing model letters in medieval English classrooms. Huntington Library Quarterly, 79(3), 345-363.

Camargo, M. (2016). Review: S. Wenzel's Medieval Artes Praedicandi: A Synthesis of Scholastic Sermon Structure. The Medieval Review, 16.

Camargo, M. (2015). Rhetorical Argument in Thirteenth-Century Epistolary Theory. In M. S. Celentano, P. Chiron, & P. Mack (Eds.), Rhetorical Arguments: Essays in Honour of Lucia Calboli Montefusco (pp. 319-328). Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag.

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