Session Title

The Syndergaard Sessions II: Ballads: Sources and Analogues

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Kommission für Volksdichtung

Organizer Name

Richard Firth Green

Organizer Affiliation

Ohio State Univ.

Presider Name

Sandra B. Straubhaar

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Texas-Austin

Paper Title 1

The (Pregnant) Mouse Freed from the Gallows: The Mabinogi, Branch Three, "Manawydan uab Llyr"

Presenter 1 Name

Thomas D. Hill

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Cornell Univ.

Paper Title 2

Blinded by the Fairy Queen: Punishment in "Tam Lin" and Helga þáttr Þórissonar

Presenter 2 Name

Kristen Mills

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Haverford College

Paper Title 3

"The Widow of Westmoreland's Daughter" and Poggio Bracciolini's Facetiae

Presenter 3 Name

Richard Firth Green

Start Date

13-5-2017 1:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1325

Description

Papers in this session present analogs for motifs in two well-known Child ballads ('The Maid Freed from the Gallows" and 'Tam Lin') and discuss a story from Poggio Bracciolini's Facetiae as a possible source for the ballad 'The Widow of Westmoreland's daughter.'

Richard F. Green

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May 13th, 1:30 PM

The Syndergaard Sessions II: Ballads: Sources and Analogues

Schneider 1325

Papers in this session present analogs for motifs in two well-known Child ballads ('The Maid Freed from the Gallows" and 'Tam Lin') and discuss a story from Poggio Bracciolini's Facetiae as a possible source for the ballad 'The Widow of Westmoreland's daughter.'

Richard F. Green