Session Title

The Uses of Magic in Middle English Literature

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Tara Williams

Organizer Affiliation

Oregon State Univ.

Presider Name

Tara Williams

Paper Title 1

"The Stroke by Enchauntemente": Magic, Masculinity, and Motherhood in Malory's Lyonet

Presenter 1 Name

Katherine Gubbels

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Adams State Univ.

Paper Title 2

The Mark of Magic: Corporality and the Supernatural in Middle English Hagiography and Romance

Presenter 2 Name

Natalie Moore Goodison

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Durham Univ.

Paper Title 3

Tis Not the Season: Sir Cleges and the Christmas Cherries

Presenter 3 Name

Karen Gross

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Lewis & Clark College

Start Date

16-5-2015 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1275

Description

This session provides a forum for new work being done on representations of the supernatural in the various genres of Middle English literature. Literary texts depict magic and its uses in a variety of ways, opening up new possibilities for categorizing magic (beyond the classic natural/demonic model) and understanding its effects (both within and outside of texts).

Tara Williams

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May 16th, 10:00 AM

The Uses of Magic in Middle English Literature

Schneider 1275

This session provides a forum for new work being done on representations of the supernatural in the various genres of Middle English literature. Literary texts depict magic and its uses in a variety of ways, opening up new possibilities for categorizing magic (beyond the classic natural/demonic model) and understanding its effects (both within and outside of texts).

Tara Williams