IMC 2002: Sessions

Session 808: Modern Representations of the Medieval in Heroic Fantasy Fiction

Tuesday 9 July 2002, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Studies in Medievalism
Organiser:Noreen Giffney, Women's Education, Research & Resource Centre, University College Dublin
Moderator/Chair:Michael O'Rourke, Department of Modern English & American Literature, University College Dublin
Paper 808-aDiana Wynne Jones' Critique of Fantasy Medievalism in "The Tough Guide to Fantasyland"
(Language: English)
Edward James, University of Reading / Rutgers University, New Jersey
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Comparative, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Teaching the Middle Ages
Paper 808-bThe End of the Celtic Otherworld in Michael Moorcock's "Prince with the Silver Hand"
(Language: English)
Elva Johnston, Department of Early Irish History
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Celtic, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Teaching the Middle Ages
Paper 808-c'Blood and Ashes': Medieval Apocalypticism in Robert Jordan's "Wheel of Time"
(Language: English)
Noreen Giffney, Women's Education, Research & Resource Centre, University College Dublin
Index terms: Historiography - Modern Scholarship, Language and Literature - Other, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Teaching the Middle Ages