Carolyne Larrington explores the thematics of British fairy tradition and introduces the ‘Modern Fairies’ project. What are the tales of fairies about? And how did a group of contemporary artists remediate them?
By Prof. Carolyne Larrington
Lecture: Fairies in British Folklore
Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at the University of Oxford, and Co-Investigator on the AHRC sponsored research project ‘Modern Fairies and Loathly Ladies'. This lecture is organised by the Utrecht Centre for Medieval Studies (UCMS).