Session Title

Merlin and Time: The Time of Merlin

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Société Internationale des Amis de Merlin

Organizer Name

Anne Berthelot

Organizer Affiliation

Univ. of Connecticut

Presider Name

Kathleen Jarchow

Presider Affiliation

Univ. of Connecticut

Paper Title 1

Merlin's Dominion: Canadian Confederation, Time, and Memory in John Reade's The Prophecy of Merlin and Other Poems

Presenter 1 Name

Laurel Ryan

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Univ. of Louisiana-Lafayette

Paper Title 2

Apollinaire's "Enchanteur pourrissant": Merlin in the Wheel of Time

Presenter 2 Name

Anne Berthelot

Paper Title 3

The Child in the Tree: Merlin as an Image of Childhood and Loss in Jacques Roubaud's Great Fire of London

Presenter 3 Name

Florence Marsal

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Connecticut

Start Date

11-5-2018 10:00 AM

Session Location

Schneider 1320

Description

This session will address the different ways some 19th- and 20th-centurywriters have tried to represent or to interpret Merlin’s relationship to time, from straightforward prophecy to T.H. White’s bizarre but immensely popular idea that the wizard lives backward.

Anne Berthelot

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May 11th, 10:00 AM

Merlin and Time: The Time of Merlin

Schneider 1320

This session will address the different ways some 19th- and 20th-centurywriters have tried to represent or to interpret Merlin’s relationship to time, from straightforward prophecy to T.H. White’s bizarre but immensely popular idea that the wizard lives backward.

Anne Berthelot