IMC 2019: Sessions

Session 1236: Realia in the Outlaw Tradition

Wednesday 3 July 2019, 14.15-15.45

Sponsor:International Association for Robin Hood Studies
Organiser:Lesley Coote, Andrew Marvell Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Hull
Moderator/Chair:Lesley Coote, Andrew Marvell Centre for Medieval & Early Modern Studies, University of Hull
Paper 1236-aThe Mutable Bodies of Gilbert with the White Hand
(Language: English)
Alexander L. Kaufman, Honors College / Department of English, Ball State University, Indiana
Alexander L. Kaufman, Honors College / Department of English, Ball State University, Indiana
Index terms: Language and Literature - Middle English, Medievalism and Antiquarianism, Printing History
Paper 1236-bRobin Hood's Slipper: Early Modern Medievalist Relics and their (Re)Constructions of the Past
(Language: English)
Mark Truesdale, School of English, Communication & Philosophy, Cardiff University
Mark Truesdale, School of English, Communication & Philosophy, Cardiff University
Index terms: Folk Studies, Historiography - Medieval, Language and Literature - Middle English, Local History
Paper 1236-cCorporeality and Materialism in Old Norse 'Giant' Stories
(Language: English)
Rhiannon Evans, School of Arts (English), University of Hull
Rhiannon Evans, School of Arts (English), University of Hull
Index terms: Folk Studies, Language and Literature - Scandinavian, Religious Life
Abstract

Objects are really important in outlaw stories, which have a particular relationship with materialism and material culture. This session examines the importance of ‘realia’ for outlaws, and how they shape audience reception and perception.