Rory W. McTurk is a British philologist. McTurk graduated from Oxford University in 1963. He took a further degree at the University of Iceland in 1965, and subsequently taught at Lund University, the University of Copenhagen, and University College Dublin. He took up a post at the University of Leeds in 1978, where he has gained the position of Professor Emeritus of Icelandic Studies. McTurk has authored, edited and translated many works on Icelandic literature. He is a recipient of the Order of the Falcon.
- Studies in Ragnars Saga Loðbrókar and its Major Scandinavian Analogues, 1991
- Chaucer and the Norse and Celtic Worlds, 2005
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