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274. Vulnerable Bodies, Vulnerable Texts: Prosthesis in Medieval Literature

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

A special session

Presiding: Tory V. Pearman, Miami Univ., Hamilton

1. "The Medieval Stick and Exemplary Support," Moira K. Fitzgibbons, Marist Coll.

2. "Elizabeth of Spalbeek: Prosthetic God," Agatha Hansen, Queens Univ.

3. "Literary Genre and the Prosthesis of Empathy," Julie Orlemanski, Univ. of Chicago

Responding: Edward Wheatley, Loyola Univ., Chicago


Subjects:

  • General Literature – Literary Criticism and Theory

  • British Literature – Old and Middle English

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