Transmission and Transformation: rewriting medieval literary genres

 A postgraduate conference hosted by Cardiff University’s Medieval and Early Modern Research Initiative


Friday, May 5, John Percival Building






SESSION ONE     2.00-3.15   Religious and Linguistic Transformations

David Mason, ‘Miracle and Mechanisation: Romance Magic on Crusade’

Xoana Costa Rivas, ‘The Gloss to the Lindisfarne Gospels and the demise of Old English Strong Verbs’

Sheri Smith, ‘Susanna, Griselda and Custance, preserved through divine grace: Invoking the literary in the fifteenth-century poem, “Alas, quid eligam ignoro”‘

SESSION TWO   3.30-4.45    Literary and Historical Transformations  

Caitlin Coxon, ‘Philomela: From Ovid to Chaucer’

Victoria Shirley, ‘Brutus, Scota, and Albina: conceptions of time in three medieval origin stories’

Charli Pruce, ‘Omission, Quotation, and Transformation: Writing and Rewriting the Becket Affair in the Chronicles of Roger of Hoveden’

SESSION THREE   5.00-6.15   Arthurian Transformations

Arthur Usher, ‘1660 and All That: Arthur in the Year of Restoration’

Olivia Mills, ‘Perceval and his kin – the making of a man: it’s a family affair’

Rebecca Newby, ‘Illusory and Abandoned Ends in Chrétien de Troyes’ Arthurian Romances’

Wine Reception in 2.47



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