Childhood and Adolescence in Medieval Narrative (48th Congress on Medieval Studies)

Children and adolescents are central characters in medieval religious and secular writings, as recent research has revealed (Orme, Shahar, Classen). This special session seeks papers that discuss how medieval German texts and literature from its neighboring lands (England, France, Italy) address issues of childhood and adolescence both as representations of lived realities and as narrative constructs. In Germany alone, courtly poets like Wolfram von Eschenbach (Parzival), Hartmann von Aue ...

Sponsoring Organization(s) : 
German Program, Christopher Newport University
Event type: 
Event
Event date: 
Thursday, May 9, 2013 to Sunday, May 12, 2013
Event Location: 
Kalamazoo, MI
Abstract due date: 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012
Categories: 
Comparative
French
British
German
Genre & Form
Gender & Sexuality
Medieval
Adventure & Travel Writing
Children’s Literature
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