IMC 2005: Sessions

Session 1217: Verbal and Visual Representations of Age

Wednesday 13 July 2005, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia
Organiser:Rebecca Pinner, School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia
Moderator/Chair:Frances J. Foster, School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia
Paper 1217-aAdvising a Young King: John Lydgate's Life of St Edmund and Henry VI
(Language: English)
Rebecca Pinner, School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Manuscripts and Palaeography
Paper 1217-bGender, Age, and Representation in Medieval Psalters
(Language: English)
Rosie C. H. Mills, Canterbury Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies (MEMS), University of Kent
Index terms: Art History - Painting, Gender Studies, Manuscripts and Palaeography, Technology
Paper 1217-cThe Death of Gawain: Male Mourning and the Alliterative Morte Arthure
(Language: English)
Andrea E. Oliver, School of Literature & Creative Writing, University of East Anglia
Index terms: Gender Studies, Language and Literature - Middle English
Abstract

Pinner will discuss the textual and pictorial strategies employed by Lydgate and other authors in offering advice to the youthful monarch, Henry VI; Mills will discuss gender, age and representation in 12th and early 13th-centurt psalters; Oliver will discuss masculinity and male mourning in the context of the death of Gawain in the Alliterative Morte Arthure.