IMC 2003: Sessions

Session 1508: Time and Space in Medieval Literature

Thursday 17 July 2003, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Centre for Medieval Studies, University of Bristol
Organiser:Roseanna Cross, Department of English, University of Bristol
Moderator/Chair:Ellie Pridgeon, Department of the History of Art & Film, University of Leicester / Precise Media, London
Paper 1508-a'Le Bel Inconnu': Enchanted Cities and Gendered Space
(Language: English)
Claire Jackson, Department of English, University of Bristol
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Language and Literature - French/ Occitan
Paper 1508-bLiminality and Spatial Practice: Corporeal and Textual Contestation in The Book of Margery Kempe
(Language: English)
Ruth Anne Summar, Department of English, Georgia State University
Paper 1508-cPhilippe de RĂ©mi's La Manekine: A 'Time-Bound' Romance?
(Language: English)
Roseanna Cross, Department of English, University of Bristol
Index terms: Language and Literature - French/ Occitan, Liturgy
Abstract

The aim of this session is to generate a discussion of the representation of time and space in medieval literature. Issues to be considered will include spacial and temporal manipulations, the liturgy and secular life, the influence of civic spectacle, enchantment, the gendering of time and space.