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382. Enabling Access: Gower and Premodern Disability Studies

Sunday, 4 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Hampton, Sheraton

A special session

Presiding: Georgiana Donavin, Westminster Coll., UT

1. "Blind Advocacy: John Gower and the Making of a Disability Canon," Jonathan H. Hsy, George Washington Univ.

2. "Blindness, Confession, and Re-membering in Gower's Confessio Amantis," Tory V. Pearman, Miami Univ., Hamilton

3. "The Trentham Manuscript as Broken Prosthesis: Wholeness and Disability in Lancastrian England," Candace Barrington, Central Connecticut State Univ.

4. "The Affects of the Aged: Gower's Old Lover," William Auther Youngman, Cornell Univ.


Subject:

  • British Literature – Old and Middle English

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