Department of English Studies

Ms R Knoetze

College of Human Sciences
School of Arts
Department: English Studies
Junior Lecturer
Tel: 012 429 6379


  •  MA English (UP, 2015)

Fields of academic interests

  • Applying postcolonial theory to medieval literature
  • Social ideology in medieval literature
  • Teaching critical thinking through English literature

Field of Specialisation

  • Medieval Literature
  • The romance genre
  • Chaucer

Journal articles

  • Knoetze, R. 2015. ‘The Wife of Bath’s ideal marriage and late medieval ideas about the domestic sphere’. Scrutiny2. 20(2):34-53.
  • Knoetze, R. 2015. ‘A Tale of “synne and harlotries”? The Miller’s Tale as Social Ideology’. The Southern African Journal of Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 25:33-59.