IMC 2007: Sessions

Session 1505: Love, Law, and Sexuality in Medieval Epics - SESSION WITHDRAWN

Thursday 12 July 2007, 09.00-10.30

Sponsor:Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft
Organiser:Sieglinde Hartmann, Oswald von Wolkenstein-Gesellschaft, Frankfurt am Main
Abstract

The purpose of this session is to focus on high medieval love conceptions in combining legal or sexual aspects with courtly patterns. The new combination of contrasting aspects should open up new ways of understanding gender relations in high medieval epics.