Session Title

The Animal in Medieval Romance II: The Animal as Prey

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Medieval Romance Society

Organizer Name

Tim Wingard

Organizer Affiliation

Centre for Medieval Studies, Univ. of York

Presider Name

Tim Wingard

Paper Title 1

The "Animal Turn" in Gottfried's Tristan: The Boar

Presenter 1 Name

Christopher R. Clason

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Oakland Univ.

Paper Title 2

The Wisdom of the Hunted

Presenter 2 Name

Bonnie J. Erwin

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Wilmington College

Paper Title 3

"Ful of Fele Wiles": Fox Identity and Seizing Camelot Bi ðe Necke in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Presenter 3 Name

Karen D. Norwood

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Tennessee-Knoxville

Paper Title 4

Respondent

Presenter 4 Name

Karl Steel

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Brooklyn College and Graduate Center, CUNY

Start Date

10-5-2018 3:30 PM

Session Location

Bernhard 213

Description

This session explores how animals and animal bodies are exploited as prey in medieval romances, and what happens when the prey animals talk back. Papers in this session examine the importance of the hunt as a site for identity formation, and look at a number of prey animals including foxes, deer and boars, and how they are used to critique court culture.

-Tim Wingard

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May 10th, 3:30 PM

The Animal in Medieval Romance II: The Animal as Prey

Bernhard 213

This session explores how animals and animal bodies are exploited as prey in medieval romances, and what happens when the prey animals talk back. Papers in this session examine the importance of the hunt as a site for identity formation, and look at a number of prey animals including foxes, deer and boars, and how they are used to critique court culture.

-Tim Wingard