Session Title

Beyond the Battlefield: Medieval Literature in Wartime

Sponsoring Organization(s)

Special Session

Organizer Name

Max Ashton; Daniel Davies

Organizer Affiliation

Stanford Univ.; Univ. of Pennsylvania

Presider Name

Daniel Davies

Paper Title 1

"Leie to this olde sor a newe salve": Wartime and Peacetime in John Gower's "In Praise of Peace"

Presenter 1 Name

Stephanie Pentz

Presenter 1 Affiliation

Northwestern Univ.

Paper Title 2

Writing Viking: The Icelandic Sagas as Wartime Literature

Presenter 2 Name

Gregory Gaines

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

Reading the ​Crónica sarracina ​in Imperial Spain

Presenter 3 Name

Scotland Long

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Pennsylvania

Paper Title 4

Personalizing War: Don Juan Manuel in the Battlefield

Presenter 4 Name

Margarita del Rosario Angleró

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Univ. de Puerto Rico–Recinto de Río Piedras

Start Date

12-5-2019 8:30 AM

Session Location

Valley 3 Stinson 306

Description

The session aims to expand the way medievalists think about the relationship between literary production and war, using the concept of 'wartime' as a point of orientation. Our panelists demonstrate a variety of ways that war functions as more than mere context or historical background for texts from a range of different medieval literary traditions. Max Ashton

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May 12th, 8:30 AM

Beyond the Battlefield: Medieval Literature in Wartime

Valley 3 Stinson 306

The session aims to expand the way medievalists think about the relationship between literary production and war, using the concept of 'wartime' as a point of orientation. Our panelists demonstrate a variety of ways that war functions as more than mere context or historical background for texts from a range of different medieval literary traditions. Max Ashton