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494. Historical Fictions, Fictional Histories: Shaping History, Politics, and Time

Thursday, 7 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., University, Sheraton

Program arranged by the Division on German Literature to 1700

Presiding: Katja Altpeter-Jones, Lewis and Clark Coll.

1. "The Corrupt Chronicle: The Politics of Fictionalizing History in the Kaiserchronik," GrĂ¡inne Watson, Univ. of North Carolina, Chapel Hill

2. "Traces of Truth: The Legal-Historical Difference between Eilhart's and Gottfried's Flour Test and Its Epistemological Import," Mary Marshall Campbell, Princeton Univ.

3. "Difficulties in Paratext, Relief in Translation: History and Fiction in Early Modern (German) Novels," Jan Hon, Ludwig Maximilian Univ.


  • German Literature – Before 1700

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