Session Title

Imitatio Christi in Early Modern English Literature

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Patricia R. Taylor

Organizer Affiliation

Georgia Institute of Technology

Presider Name

Nandra Perry

Presider Affiliation

Texas A&M Univ.

Paper Title 1

Literary Imitation in the Early Modern English Translations of Imitatio Christi

Presenter 1 Name

Florian Kubsch (Congress Travel Award Winner)

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Eberhard Karls Univ. Tübingen

Paper Title 2

Imitatio Christi and Female Authority in John Bale's Editions of Anne Askew's Examinations

Presenter 2 Name

Patricia R. Taylor

Paper Title 3

Tyndale's Protestant Passion: Bodies that Matter in The Obedience of a Christian Man

Presenter 3 Name

Tommy Pfannkoch

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Texas A&M Univ.

Start Date

17-5-2015 8:30 AM

Session Location

Fetzer 1035

Description

The importance of the imitation of Christ in late medieval English devotional culture has received a great deal of critical attention. This panel seeks to extend the discussion of imitatio Christi to the early modern period. The papers on this panel explore topics such as the intersection of literary imitation with devotional imitation and the rhetorical effects of imitatio Christi.

Patricia Taylor and Nandra Perry

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May 17th, 8:30 AM

Imitatio Christi in Early Modern English Literature

Fetzer 1035

The importance of the imitation of Christ in late medieval English devotional culture has received a great deal of critical attention. This panel seeks to extend the discussion of imitatio Christi to the early modern period. The papers on this panel explore topics such as the intersection of literary imitation with devotional imitation and the rhetorical effects of imitatio Christi.

Patricia Taylor and Nandra Perry