IMC 2013: Sessions

Session 1312: The Pleasures of Medievalism

Wednesday 3 July 2013, 16.30-18.00

Sponsor:Atlantic Medievalist Association
Organiser:Cory James Rushton, Department of English, St Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia
Moderator/Chair:Robert A. Rouse, Department of English, University of British Columbia
Paper 1312-aMedievalism and the Pleasures of Patriarchy
(Language: English)
Amy S. Kaufman, Department of English, Middle Tennessee State University
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Sexuality
Paper 1312-bA Geek's Guide to Arthurian Myth: The Pleasure of Scientific Explanation in Attanasio's The Dragon and the Unicorn
(Language: English)
Michele Braun, Department of English, Mount Royal University, Alberta
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Science
Paper 1312-cDiscovering the True Cross: The Pleasure of Archaeology in Evelyn Waugh's Helena
(Language: English)
Cory James Rushton, Department of English, St Francis Xavier University, Nova Scotia
Index terms: Historiography - Medieval, Medievalism and Antiquarianism
Abstract

This session will contain three papers on the peculiar pleasures of the Middle Ages for modernity: in the pleasure of intertextuality, of religious discovery or rediscovery, of violent sexuality, and our apparent resistance to it.