Studies in Medievalism VII
Title Details

252 Pages

22.8 x 15.2 cm

5 b/w, 7 line illus.

Series: Studies in Medievalism

Series Vol. Number: 7

Imprint: D.S.Brewer

Studies in Medievalism VII

Medievalism in England II

Edited by Leslie J Workman and Kathleen Verduin

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Twelve essays discuss how the middle ages are reflected in English culture from the sixteenth century to the present day.
Eleven essays, by scholars from America, Australia and the United Kingdom, investigate reinventions of the middle ages in English culture from the end of sixteenth century to the present day. Topics addressed include medievalism in English popular literature; Sir Walter Scott's Sir Tristrem; Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Chaucer; George Stephens and Old Northern philology; Anglo-Saxonism and the Franco-Prussian War; Dante and the Victorian historical sense; the Grail paintings of G.F. Watts; heterogeneity and the Kelmscott Chaucer; revivals of the Chester Mystery plays; and the cinematic art of Terry Gilliam.

KATHLEEN VERDUIN is Professor of English, Hope College,Michigan.

Contributors: JOHN SIMONS, DAVID MATTHEWS, ALAN LUPACK, KAREN HODDER, ANDREW WAWN, MARILYNN LINCOLN BOARD, CLARE SIMMONS, ALISON MILBANK, DIANA ARCHIBALD, DAVID MILLS, RICHARD H. OSBERG

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9780859914871

March 1996

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Title Details

252 Pages

2.28 x 1.52 cm

5 b/w, 7 line illus.

Series: Studies in Medievalism

Series Vol. Number: 7

Imprint: D.S.Brewer