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Tuesday, 28 December

126. The Eye of the Beholder: Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Reception of Old Norse Literature

10:15–11:30 a.m., Congress C, Loews

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Old Norse Language and Literature

Presiding: Randi C. Eldevik, Oklahoma State Univ.

1. “Language, Gender, and Race in the Volsung-Works of William Morris,” Robin Waugh, Wilfrid Laurier Univ.

2. “Old Norse Subjects in Pre-Raphaelite Art,” Paul L. Acker, Saint Louis Univ.

3. “Holt’s Who’s Afraid of Beowulf? and Pratchett’s The Last Hero: Comedic Fantasy and the Reception of Old Norse Literature,” John P. Walter, Saint Louis Univ.

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