Session Title

The Exeter Book Riddles and Poems

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

William Klein

Organizer Affiliation

Kenyon College

Presider Name

Carol Lind

Presider Affiliation

Illinois State Univ.

Paper Title 1

From Mead-Hall to Monastery: Solving Riddle 31 of the Exeter Book

Presenter 1 Name

Christopher Laprade

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Toronto

Paper Title 2

Metaphorical Shaping versus Double Solutions in the Exeter Book Riddles

Presenter 2 Name

Thomas Klein

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Idaho State Univ.

Paper Title 3

Ethics and Aesthetics in the Exeter Book Riddles

Presenter 3 Name

William Klein

Paper Title 4

Riddled with Holes: Linguistic Anxiety and the Rhetoric of Destruction in Exeter Riddle 47

Presenter 4 Name

Thomas Tutt

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Arlington

Start Date

9-5-2014 1:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 211

Description

All four of these paper try to define the formal character of an Exeter Book Riddle or Riddles and describe the implications of that character using the tools of the classical Trivium, i.e. Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric, and in light of the rich body of accumulating scholarship. All are attempts to contribute to our collective understanding of the aesthetic of the Exeter Book Riddles

William F. Klein

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May 9th, 1:30 PM

The Exeter Book Riddles and Poems

Bernhard 211

All four of these paper try to define the formal character of an Exeter Book Riddle or Riddles and describe the implications of that character using the tools of the classical Trivium, i.e. Grammar, Logic, and Rhetoric, and in light of the rich body of accumulating scholarship. All are attempts to contribute to our collective understanding of the aesthetic of the Exeter Book Riddles

William F. Klein