Session Title

Lawman's Brut and Translation: Text and Context

Sponsoring Organization(s)

International Lawman's Brut Society

Organizer Name

Kenneth J. Tiller

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Virginia's College at Wise

Presider Name

Charlotte A. T. Wulf

Presider Affiliation

Stevenson Univ.

Paper Title 1

Sex, Space, and Sanctuary: Translating Sexual Freedom in Lawman's Brut and the South English Legendary’s Life of Mary of Egypt

Presenter 1 Name

Scott Kleinman

Presenter 1 Affiliation

California State Univ.-Northridge

Paper Title 2

Prophecy and the Hermeneutics of Translation in Lawman's Brut

Presenter 2 Name

Kenneth J. Tiller

Paper Title 3

Arabic, Welsh, Latin, French, English: Translating the Astronomy of Pendragon

Presenter 3 Name

Elizabeth J. Bryan

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Brown Univ.

Start Date

12-5-2016 3:30 PM

Session Location

Valley II Garneau Lounge

Description

The papers in this session examine Lawman’s Brut from the perspective of medieval translation theory and practice, each representing a different approach to translation in the Brut. The papers in this session address, respectively, the legal, hermeneutic, and astronomical significance of translation. Collectively, the papers invite discussion of the significance of translation in the multi-lingual milieu of late twelfth- / early thirteenth-century England.

Kenneth Tiller

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May 12th, 3:30 PM

Lawman's Brut and Translation: Text and Context

Valley II Garneau Lounge

The papers in this session examine Lawman’s Brut from the perspective of medieval translation theory and practice, each representing a different approach to translation in the Brut. The papers in this session address, respectively, the legal, hermeneutic, and astronomical significance of translation. Collectively, the papers invite discussion of the significance of translation in the multi-lingual milieu of late twelfth- / early thirteenth-century England.

Kenneth Tiller