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Friday, 29 December

489. The Image of Troy in Non-Chaucerian Middle English Texts

1:45–3:00 p.m., 304, Philadelphia Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Middle English Language and Literature, Excluding Chaucer

Presiding: Lorraine K. Stock, Univ. of Houston

1. “New Troys: The Politics of Genre and the Construction of an English Literary Tradition,” Timothy Arner, Penn State Univ., University Park

2. “Allegorizing Troy: The Poetics of Counternationhood in Henryson’s Testament of Cresseid,” Wolfram R. Keller, Philipps-Universität, Marburg

3. “‘O fals Cresseid and trew knicht Troilus’: Queering the Hero in Henryson’s Testament of Cresseid,” Susannah Mary Chewning, Union County Coll., NJ

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