Session Title

Victorian Medievalism: Translation and Adaptation

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Daniel C. Najork

Organizer Affiliation

Arizona State Univ.

Presider Name

Daniel C. Najork

Paper Title 1

"A Vision Rather Than a Dream": Adaptation of Structure and Self in News from Nowhere

Presenter 1 Name

Amber Dunai

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Texas A&M Univ.-Central Texas

Paper Title 2

Fixed Forms in the Kelmscott Penitential Psalms

Presenter 2 Name

Arthur J. Russell

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Case Western Reserve Univ.

Paper Title 3

Translation and Adaptation from Medieval to Modern in a Victorian Illuminated Manuscript

Presenter 3 Name

William Diebold

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Reed College

Paper Title 4

Women in the East: Exoticism and Healing in Sir Beues of Hamtoun and Ivanhoe

Presenter 4 Name

Sarah Star

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. of Toronto

Start Date

14-5-2017 10:30 AM

Session Location

Bernhard 158

Description

Papers will explore Victorian translations of medieval texts as the transmission of cultural capital and as acts of transformation. Some of the following questions will be addressed: how did Victorians adapt medieval texts to their own ideologies? How were medieval texts adapted into original compositions? How did Victorians approach translation and what does that reveal? How did Victorians think of faithfulness to the text? To the audience?

Daniel C. Najork

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May 14th, 10:30 AM

Victorian Medievalism: Translation and Adaptation

Bernhard 158

Papers will explore Victorian translations of medieval texts as the transmission of cultural capital and as acts of transformation. Some of the following questions will be addressed: how did Victorians adapt medieval texts to their own ideologies? How were medieval texts adapted into original compositions? How did Victorians approach translation and what does that reveal? How did Victorians think of faithfulness to the text? To the audience?

Daniel C. Najork