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Studies in Medievalism XVII : Defining Medievalism(s)

Medievalism has been attracting considerable scholarly attention in recent years. But it is also suffering from something of an identity crisis. Where are its chronological and geographical boundaries? How does it relate to the Middle Ages? Does it compri
eBook, English, 2009
Boydell & Brewer, Woodbridge, 2009
1 online resource (266 pages).
9781846157639, 1846157633
PAGE; EDITORIAL NOTE; I: Defining Medievalism(s): Some Perspective(s); The Founding and the Founder: Medievalism and the Legacy of Leslie J. Workman; Medievalism: Its Linguistic History in Nineteenth-Century Britain; Medievalism and Medieval Reception: A Terminological Question; Medievalisms and Why They Matter; Medievalism, Authority, and the Academy; The Tropes of Medievalism; Medievalism and the Middle Ages; Medievalism from Here; II: Interpretations; A Steam-Whistle Modernist?: Representations of King Alfred in Dickens's A Child's History of England and The Battle of Life