Thursday, 30 December
684. Females in Flower: Marguerites, Roses, and the Flower and Leaf as Courtly Cults
12:00 noon–1:15 p.m., Jefferson, Loews
Program arranged by the International Courtly Literature Society
Presiding: Joyce Kit Coleman, Univ. of North Dakota
1. “The Romance of the Rose: Ambiguity and Secret Meaning in Botanical Imagery,” Barbara A. Szlanic, Columbia Univ.
2. “‘A Gardeyne Ful Godely’: A Feminine Garden of Textuality,” Martha Dana Rust, New York Univ.
3. “Rose-Mary: Superlative Allegory of Beauty and Power,” Abraham Quintanar, Dickinson Coll.