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who liberates the giant's mountain lair for its
future use as a holy shrine. In this episode,
which immediately precedes the Briton's assault on
the pagan Roman Empire, Arthur's meaning is
reduced to its essential elements and the here is
raised to mythic stature.
GALE JUSTIN, CUNY, "Twrch Trwyth in Kulwch and
Olwen: Monsters at the Root of Arthurian Lore."
Associated with Arthur
appearances, with Arthur
Warrier, the Twrch Trwyth,
wild boar of supernatural
waste to "one-third part of
part of Wales, destroying a
legendary followers in the
of this beast takes
mabinogi Kulwch and
from the earliest
Miles, Arthur the
Porcus Troit, was a
rage. His fury laid
Ireland" and a good
multitude of Arthur's
process. The hunting
up a major portion of the
Olwen, as Arthur aids his
nephew, Kulwch, in acquiring the ceremonial comb
and shears hidden between the ears of the Twrch
Trwyth. (One of two score tasks assigned to
Kulwch by the giant, Yspaddaden Penkawr, whose
daughter, Olwen, he hopes to marry.)
THOMAS E. VESCE, Mercy College, "The
Monsters of Les Mervelles de Rigomer."
A review of the use and misuse of celtic oral
traditions and contemporary literary models,
cleverly accomplished by the author of this
thirteenth century French Arthurian romance which
describes sometimes curious and sometimes awesome
monster-opponents of various Arthurian heroes,
among whom are Lancelot and Gawain.
INDEX TO PARTICIPANTS
IN THE ICFA PROGRAM
THE INDEX TO PROGRAM PARTICIPANTS is alphabetical by
last name. Numbers to the right DO NOT indicate page
numbers, but section numbers, for Arabic numerals,
and session numbers, for Roman numerals. Section
numbers identify academic programs sequentially,
appear at the head of each program listing in large
type. Session numbers identify TIME SLOTS
sequentially. Consult the OUTLINE OF THE PROGRAM for
time/numeral identifications. GOH = Guest of Honor,
KS = Keynote Speaker; TROP = Tropicon.
ALDISS, Brian W.
ARNOLD, Jr., St. George T.
ASHLIMAN, D. L.
ATKINS, Lynn R.
BARROW, Craig W.
BARTH, Melissa E.
BEHARRIELL, Frederick J.
BENNETT, Maurice J.
BOND, David J.
BOUSON, J. Brooks
BROER, Lawrence R.
BROWN, Charles N.
CARD, James V. D.
CLARESON, Thomas D.
COFER, Judith 0.
COLLINGS, Michael R.
COLLINS, Robert A.
C0RDER0, Anne D.
CROSBY, Donald H.
CRUZ, Julia G.
DAVIS, James M.
DELLEPIANE, Angela B.
DREKONJA, 0. M.
DUNN, Margaret M.
EMPRIC, Julienne H.
FACTOR, R. Lance
FARSHALL, Peter F.
FEENEY, S. J., Joseph J.
FICKERT, Kurt J.
FISHER, IV, Benjamin F.
GABBARD, Lucina P.
GARRIN, Stephen H.
GARS0N, Helen S.
GASTON, Paul L.
GERSHUNY, Walter M.