Session Title

Tales after Tolkien: Medievalism and Twenty-First-Century Fantasy Literature II

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Helen Young

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Sydney

Presider Name

Douglas A. Anderson

Presider Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 1

Pratchett’s The Last Continent and Nominalist Questions

Presenter 1 Name

Jay Ruud

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Central Arkansas

Paper Title 2

A Divergent Medievalism in Robin Hobb’s Tawny Man Trilogy

Presenter 2 Name

Geoffrey B. Elliott

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Technical Career Institutes

Paper Title 3

Black and Liminal in Camelot

Presenter 3 Name

Kris Swank

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Mythgard Institute

Paper Title 4

The Hunger Games: Reinterpretation of a Medieval Quest Narrative

Presenter 4 Name

Stephanie A. Amsell

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Southern Methodist Univ.

Start Date

12-5-2013 10:30 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1120

Description

This panel explores some of the medievalisms of contemporary fantasy literature. The papers examine connections between both history and the literature of the Middle Ages with a particular focus on how medieval realities are reflected and transformed.

Keywords: medievalism, fantasy literature

Helen Young

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May 12th, 10:30 AM

Tales after Tolkien: Medievalism and Twenty-First-Century Fantasy Literature II

Schneider 1120

This panel explores some of the medievalisms of contemporary fantasy literature. The papers examine connections between both history and the literature of the Middle Ages with a particular focus on how medieval realities are reflected and transformed.

Keywords: medievalism, fantasy literature

Helen Young