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334. Old English Law and Literature

Tuesday, 10 January, 1:45–3:00 p.m., Lincolnshire, Chicago Marriott

Program arranged by the Division on Old English Language and Literature and the Discussion Group on Law as Literature

Presiding: Jay Paul Gates, John Jay Coll. of Criminal Justice, City Univ. of New York

1. "The Alfredian Law Codes and the Social Management of (Un)Hælu," Karen Bruce, Ohio State Univ., Columbus

2. "Law of Land and Nature: The Curious Case of Sawyer 478," Scott Thompson Smith, Penn State Univ., University Park

3. "The Anxiety of Inheritance: Legal Disputes in Irish and Old English Accounts of the Fall of Angels," Jill Fitzgerald, Univ. of Illinois, Urbana

Responding: Andrew S. Rabin, Univ. of Louisville


  • British Literature – Old and Middle English

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