Session Title

Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Prose Saints' Lives

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Anglo-Saxon Hagiography Society (ASHS)

Organizer Name

Johanna Kramer, Robin Norris

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Missouri-Columbia, Carleton Univ.

Presider Name

Paul E. Szarmach

Presider Affiliation

Western Michigan Univ.

Paper Title 1

The Hagiography of Gregory's Dialogues in Its Ninth-Century Context

Presenter 1 Name

Christine Rauer

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of St. Andrews

Paper Title 2

The Seven Sleepers and the Limits of Verse

Presenter 2 Name

Thomas A. Bredehoft

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

Gender, Anonymity, and Old English Hagiography

Presenter 3 Name

Stacy S. Klein

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Rutgers Univ.

Start Date

11-5-2013 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 106

Description

This session explores various aspects surrounding Anglo-Saxon (Old English and Latin) saints' lives written in Anglo-Saxon England. This session especially focuses on prose hagiography. Areas to be examined are metrical concerns/verse in the OE Seven Sleepers; gender in the lives of female saints; and Gregory the Great's Dialogues in their historical and literary contexts.

Johanna Kramer

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Anonymous Anglo-Saxon Prose Saints' Lives

Bernhard 106

This session explores various aspects surrounding Anglo-Saxon (Old English and Latin) saints' lives written in Anglo-Saxon England. This session especially focuses on prose hagiography. Areas to be examined are metrical concerns/verse in the OE Seven Sleepers; gender in the lives of female saints; and Gregory the Great's Dialogues in their historical and literary contexts.

Johanna Kramer