IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 1021: Wisdom and Experience in Some English Texts From Beowulf to Malory

Wednesday 13 July 2005, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:The London Medieval Society
Organiser:Gopa Roy, London Medieval Society
Moderator/Chair:Gopa Roy, London Medieval Society
Paper 1021-aThe Hero's Experience in Beowulf
(Language: English)
Pirkko Koppinen, Department of English, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Folk Studies, Language and Literature - Old English
Paper 1021-bThe (Changing) Role of Wisdom, Experience, and Advice in Medieval English Poetry and Prose 800-1500
(Language: English)
Matthew J. Stanham, Royal Holloway, University of London
Index terms: Crusades, Language and Literature - Middle English, Military History
Paper 1021-cThe Wise Women in Malory
(Language: English)
Carole Maddern, Department of English & Comparative Literature, Goldsmiths College, University of London
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Women's Studies
Abstract

Approaches to ideas and treatments connected with wisdom and experience in a range of genres (including heroic poetry, epic, chronicles and romance), from Anglo-Saxon England to the fifteenth century.