Session Title

Beasts and Birds

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Chaucer Review

Organizer Name

David Raybin, Susanna Fein

Organizer Affiliation

Eastern Illinois Univ., Kent State Univ.

Presider Name

Susanna Fein

Paper Title 1

Fun with Physiologus: What Chaucer Learned from the Early Bestiary

Presenter 1 Name

Carolynn Van Dyke

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Lafayette College

Paper Title 2

Sciences in Action: The Eagle's Hucksterism and Geffrey's Humanity in The House of Fame

Presenter 2 Name

R. Scott Garbacz

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Austin

Paper Title 3

Friar John and the Place of the Cat

Presenter 3 Name

Paul Hardwick

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Leeds Trinity Univ.

Start Date

15-5-2015 1:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 1010

Description

The session treats birds and beasts as they relate to Chaucer. Papers consider the early bestiary known as Physiologus, the bombastic eagle in The House of Fame, and the cat in the Summoner's Tale.

David Raybin

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May 15th, 1:30 PM

Beasts and Birds

Fetzer 1010

The session treats birds and beasts as they relate to Chaucer. Papers consider the early bestiary known as Physiologus, the bombastic eagle in The House of Fame, and the cat in the Summoner's Tale.

David Raybin