René Weis

René Weis (b. 1953) is professor of English literature at University College, London. and the author of numerous scholarly publications. Among his books are: The Yellow Cross and Criminal Justice: The True Story of Edith Thompson. He lives in London.


The Yellow Cross, (2000)Edit

Weis, René. 2000. The Yellow Cross. Alfred A. Knopf. ISBN 0-375-40490-2

  • The perception of time among these mostly illiterate thirteenth-century inhabitants of Languedoc may at first strike the twentieth-century reader as vague at best. They did not always know exactly how old they were, and their sense of history was strictly local.
    • p. 19