IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 1208: Marie de France, II

Wednesday 16 July 2003, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:International Marie de France Society
Organiser:Minnie B. Sangster, North Carolina Central University
Moderator/Chair:Judith Barban, Department of Modern & Classical Languages, Winthrop University, South Carolina
Paper 1208-aThe Brutish World of Marie de France: Death and Violence in the Lais
(Language: English)
Judith Rice Rothschild, Department of Foreign Languages & Literatures, Appalachian State University, North Carolina
Index terms: Language and Literature - French/ Occitan
Paper 1208-bTransported towards Self-Actualization: Marie de France's Role as Other, as Guide to Revelation
(Language: English)
Sarah Gillette, University of Wisconsin-Madison
Paper 1208-cThe Hunt as Prelude to Celtic Otherworld Entry in the Lais of Marie de France and in other Breton Lais
(Language: English)
Matthew W. Morris, Oxford College, Emory University
Index terms: Language and Literature - French/ Occitan

This is the second of two proposed sessions sponsored by the International Marie de France Society, the president of which is one of the presenters in the first session and the moderator of this session. The vice president, who will become president in May, is a presenter in this session. The papers in this session will address the structure and themes of the lais of Marie de France and their relation to other Breton lais.