Larry Benson

Larry Dean Benson (1929–2015) was a professor of medieval literature at Harvard University. After an undergraduate degree at Arizona State University and a Ph.D. at the University of California, Berkeley, he taught at Harvard for 45 years, retiring in 1998. A scholar of Old and Middle English literature, he is best known as the general editor of the ''Riverside Chaucer'', the authoritative modern edition of the complete works of Geoffrey Chaucer. Provided by Wikipedia