CFP: ‘Arms and Armour of Romance’, Sponsored by the Medieval Romance Society, International Congress on Medieval Studies 2022, deadline 15 September 2021

The Medieval Romance Society invites proposals for their session ‘Arms and Armour of Romance’ for the 2022 International Congress on Medieval Studies

New Publication: Visualizing Justice in Burgundian Prose Romance: Text and Image in Manuscripts of the Wavrin Master (1450s-1460s), by Rosalind Brown-Grant

This book explores the textual and visual representation of justice in a corpus of chivalric romances produced in the mid-15th century for noble patrons at the court of Burgundy. This is the first monograph devoted to manuscripts illuminated by the mid-fifteenth-century artist known as the Wavrin Master, so-called after his chief patron, Jean de Wavrin, chronicler and councillor at the court of Philip the Good of Burgundy.

CfP: Memory and Lineage in Medieval Romance, Leeds IMC 2018

The 25th Leeds International Medieval Congress has a special thematic strand of ‘memory’. Medieval romance lends itself to thinking about memory, in many ways, and not least because of its preoccupation with lineage. We invite proposals for 20-minute papers on any aspect of memory and/or lineage in medieval romance. The brief is deliberately broad, so pleaseContinue reading “CfP: Memory and Lineage in Medieval Romance, Leeds IMC 2018”