Session Title

Fair Unknowns (A Roundtable)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Arthuriana

Organizer Name

Dorsey Armstrong

Organizer Affiliation

Purdue Univ./_Arthuriana_

Presider Name

Dorsey Armstrong

Paper Title 1

What's So Interesting About Fair Unknown Romances in Germanic Arthurian Literatures?

Presenter 1 Name

Joseph M. Sullivan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Oklahoma

Paper Title 2

Rescued from the Archives: The Fair Unknown on CBS TV in 1951: Mr. I. Magination's "Sir Gareth, Knight of the Round Table”

Presenter 2 Name

Kevin J. Harty

Presenter 2 Affiliation

La Salle Univ.

Paper Title 3

Jay Gatsby as the Fair Unknown: Arthurian Resonances in Fitzgerald

Presenter 3 Name

Christopher A. Snyder

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Mississippi State Univ.

Paper Title 4

(Dis)abling the Fair Unknown: Disability and Gender in Malory's “Alexander the Orphan”

Presenter 4 Name

Tory V. Pearman

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Miami Univ. Hamilton

Paper Title 5

Natural Nobility and Fair Unknowns

Presenter 5 Name

Ryan Naughton

Presenter 5 Affiliation

Arizona State Univ.

Start Date

13-5-2017 10:00 AM

Session Location

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

Description

A roundtable that explores the Arthurian and medieval romance character typically called the "Fair Unknown": a young nobleman who has obscured his identity and status, the better to "prove" his worth and confirm his identity through a series of knightly adventures.

Dorsey Armstrong

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May 13th, 10:00 AM

Fair Unknowns (A Roundtable)

Bernhard Brown & Gold Room

A roundtable that explores the Arthurian and medieval romance character typically called the "Fair Unknown": a young nobleman who has obscured his identity and status, the better to "prove" his worth and confirm his identity through a series of knightly adventures.

Dorsey Armstrong