Session Title

Impropriety and Notoriety in Courtly Society (A Roundtable)

Sponsoring Organization(s)

International Courtly Literature Society (ICLS), North American Branch

Organizer Name

Shawn Phillip Cooper

Organizer Affiliation

Rochester Univ.

Presider Name

Suzanne C. Hagedorn

Presider Affiliation

College of William & Mary

Paper Title 1

Scandal and Outrage in Malory's Arthurian Court

Presenter 1 Name

Shawn Phillip Cooper

Paper Title 2

Erotic Disruption: The Threat of Guinevere's Impropriety in Marie de France's Lanval

Presenter 2 Name

Caroline Fleischauer

Presenter 2 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Paper Title 3

Ladies of Avalon: Morgan and Viviane in the Lancelot-Grail Cycle

Presenter 3 Name

Julie Human

Presenter 3 Affiliation

Univ. of Kentucky

Paper Title 4

Family Politics and Public Notoriety in Herzog Ernst

Presenter 4 Name

Isaac S. Schendel

Presenter 4 Affiliation

Independent Scholar

Start Date

7-5-2020 3:30 PM

Session Location

Schneider 1345

Description

Impropriety and notoriety have been and remain compelling forces both in establishing and in challenging cultural attitudes. In courtly literature, whether the text enforces a cultural view, or whether it offers an alternative that can coexist with or which seeks to undermine established social norms reflects upon the beliefs that shape the courtly world, suggesting questions about the values of literary characters and readers, then and now. Shawn Cooper

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May 7th, 3:30 PM

Impropriety and Notoriety in Courtly Society (A Roundtable)

Schneider 1345

Impropriety and notoriety have been and remain compelling forces both in establishing and in challenging cultural attitudes. In courtly literature, whether the text enforces a cultural view, or whether it offers an alternative that can coexist with or which seeks to undermine established social norms reflects upon the beliefs that shape the courtly world, suggesting questions about the values of literary characters and readers, then and now. Shawn Cooper