The Middle Ages after the Middle Ages in the English-Speaking World
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176 Pages

23.4 x 15.6 cm

Imprint: D.S.Brewer

The Middle Ages after the Middle Ages in the English-Speaking World

Edited by Marie-Francoise Alamichel and Derek Brewer

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Studies of the influence of the middle ages on aspects of European and American life and culture from 16c to the present day.
The eleven essays in this volume are studies of specific instances of the influence and impact of the middle ages on Western life and culture from the sixteenth century to the present day. They cover a wide range of topics -literature, stylistics, lexicography, art, the cinema, philosophy, history and myth-making, oral traditions, feminist issues - and reflect the enduring influence of the middle ages on European art and life.

Dr MARIE-FRANÇOISE ALAMICHEL is lecturer in English at the University of Paris IV-Sorbonne; the late DEREK BREWER was Emeritus Professor of English, University of Cambridge.

Contributors: CLAIRE VIAL, DERICK S. THOMSON, KEES DEKKER, ERIC G. STANLEY, FLORENCE BOURGNE, RENATE HAAS, DEREK BREWER, LAURA KENDRICK, RENÉ GALLET, JAMES NOBLE, SANDRA GORGIEVSKI.
From Written Record to Legend: the Receyt of the Ladie Kateryne as re-telling of the Morte D'Arthur. - Claire Vial
Influences of medieval thinking on the Gaelic world in Scotland, sixteenth-century and later. - Derick S. Thomson
Jan van Vliet (1620-1666) and the Study of Old English in the Low Countries. - Kees Dekker
The Early Middle Ages = The Dark Ages = The Heroic Age of England and in English. - Eric G. Stanley
Medieval mirrors and later vanitas paintings. - Florence Bourgne
The Old Wives' Tale and Dryden. - Renate Haas
Modernising the Medieval: Eighteenth-century Translations of Chaucer. - Derek S Brewer
The American Middle Ages: Eighteenth-century saxonist myth- making. - Laura Kendrick
Coleridge, Scholasticism, and German Idealism. - René Gallet
The Mists of Avalon: A Confused Assault on Patriarchy - James Noble
The Arthurian legend in the cinema: myth or history? - Sandra Gorgievski

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9780859915083

July 1997

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Title Details

176 Pages

2.34 x 1.56 cm

Imprint: D.S.Brewer