Session Title

Unhappy Happy Endings in Arthurian Literature

Sponsoring Organization(s)

International Arthurian Society, North American Branch (IAS/NAB)

Organizer Name

Karen Cherewatuk

Organizer Affiliation

St. Olaf College

Presider Name

Karen Cherewatuk

Paper Title 1

The Afterlife of an Ambiguous Ending: How Yvain's Conclusion Fares in the Hands of Chrétien's Germanic Adapters

Presenter 1 Name

Joseph M. Sullivan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Oklahoma

Paper Title 2

Brunor’s Ambiguous Ending in the Prose Tristram, Happy or Unhappy?

Presenter 2 Name

Janina P. Traxler

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Manchester Univ.

Paper Title 3

Unhappy Happy-Endings in Medieval English Arthuriana: What Does It Mean When Romances Fail to Live Up to Expectations?

Presenter 3 Name

Mickey Sweeney

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Dominican Univ.

Paper Title 4

Unhappy Happy Endings in the Stanzaic Morte and Malory

Presenter 4 Name

Fiona Tolhurst, Kevin S. Whetter

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Florida Gulf Coast Univ., Acadia Univ.

Start Date

13-5-2016 1:30 PM

Session Location

Fetzer 1005

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May 13th, 1:30 PM

Unhappy Happy Endings in Arthurian Literature

Fetzer 1005