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292. Navigating Arthurian Waterways: Of Literary Lakes, Rivers, and Oceans

Saturday, 10 January, 12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Chicago H, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Discussion Group on Arthurian Literature

Presiding: Randy P. Schiff, Univ. at Buffalo, State Univ. of New York

1. "Drifting toward Sarras: Bodies, Boats, and Borders in Malory," Dorsey Armstrong, Purdue Univ., West Lafayette

2. "'Fear Death by Water': The Water Bridge and the Sword Bridge in Chr├ętien de Troyes," Arthur Wayne Glowka, Reinhardt Univ.

3. "Arthur's Biopolitical Milieu: Waterways and Conquest in Geoffrey of Monmouth's 'Historia,'" Joseph Taylor, Univ. of Alabama, Huntsville


Subjects:

  • Comparative Literature – Medieval and Renaissance

  • British Literature – Old and Middle English

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