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624. Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy in Medieval and Early Modern England: Form and History

Wednesday, 11 January, 5:15–6:30 p.m., Old Town, Chicago Marriott

A special session

Presiding: Ian Cornelius, Yale Univ.

Ian Cornelius's Annotation:
Session description is posted here:

1. "Singing and Speaking Boethius in Anglo-Saxon England," Anne Schindel, Yale Univ.

2. "Sensible Prose and the Sense of Meter: Ethics and the Mixed Form in Boethius and After," Eleanor Johnson, Columbia Univ.

3. "Boethius's Consolation of Philosophy and an Expansive Theology in the Late Sixteenth Century: Queen Elizabeth's Translation in Context," Linda Suzanne Shenk, Iowa State Univ.

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  • Genre, Theory, Method – Translation

  • British Literature – Old and Middle English

  • British Literature – Renaissance and Elizabethan

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