You Can't Go Home Again: Departures and Returns in Middle English Romance (SAMLA 2012)
Medieval romance typically involves travel, a circular movement of characters who leave home and return again once their adventures have ended. Yet often, these characters can never truly return home. From Arthur returning to a rebellion in the Alliterative Morte Arthure to the failure of Arthur’s knights to understand Gawain’s experiences in Sir Gawain and the Green Knight, upon their return, characters discover that either they or their home has changed in ...
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Friday, November 9, 2012 to Sunday, November 11, 2012
Abstract due date:
Friday, June 29, 2012