Session Title

Old English Alliterating Prose

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Eric Weiskott

Organizer Affiliation

Yale Univ.

Presider Name

Eric Weiskott

Paper Title 1

Much Ado about Nothing? Reconsidering a Literary Lacuna in the Old English Lexicon

Presenter 1 Name

Anne Schindel

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Yale Univ.

Paper Title 2

The "Prose" of Alliterative Prose

Presenter 2 Name

Shannon Beddingfield

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Yale Univ.

Paper Title 3

The Alliterative Style and Structure of Blickling Homilies VIII and X

Presenter 3 Name

Patrick Meusel

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Toronto

Start Date

12-5-2013 10:30 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 212

Description

This session reconsiders an Old English literary form that has recently occasioned some controversy. Alliterating prose has been characterized as "loose" poetry with meter and half-lines, heightened prose, or something neither poetry nor prose.

Eric Weiskott

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May 12th, 10:30 AM

Old English Alliterating Prose

Bernhard 212

This session reconsiders an Old English literary form that has recently occasioned some controversy. Alliterating prose has been characterized as "loose" poetry with meter and half-lines, heightened prose, or something neither poetry nor prose.

Eric Weiskott