Studies in Medievalism XIX: Defining Neomedievalism(s) (Hardcover)

Studies in Medievalism XIX: Defining Neomedievalism(s) By Karl Fugelso (Editor), Amy S. Kaufman (Contribution by), Brent Moberly (Contribution by) Cover Image
By Karl Fugelso (Editor), Amy S. Kaufman (Contribution by), Brent Moberly (Contribution by)
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This is book number 19 in the Studies in Medievalism series.

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An engagement with the huge growth in neomedievalism forms the core of this volume, with other essays testing its conclusions.

The focus on neomedievalism at the 2007 International Conference on Medievalism, in ever more sessions at the annual International Congress on Medieval Studies, and by many recent or forthcoming publications has left little doubtof the importance of this new, provocative area of study. In response to a seminal essay defining medievalism in relationship to neomedievalism published in volume 18 of this journal], this book begins with seven essays definingneomedievalism in relationship to medievalism. Their positions are then tested by five articles, whose subjects range from modern American manifestations of Byzantine art, to the Vietnam War as refracted through non-heterosexual implications in the 1976 movie Robin and Marian, and versions of abjection in recent Beowulf films. Theory and practice are thus juxtaposed in a volume that is certain to fuel a central debate in not one but two of the fastest growing areas of academia.

Contributors: Amy S. Kaufman, Brent Moberley, Kevin Moberley, Lesley Coote, Cory Lowell Grewell, M.J. Toswell, E.L. Risden, Lauryn S. Mayer, Glenn Peers, Tison Pugh, David W. Marshall, Richard H. Osberg, Richard Utz.


Product Details
ISBN: 9781843842286
ISBN-10: 1843842289
Publisher: Boydell & Brewer
Publication Date: July 15th, 2010
Pages: 246
Language: English
Series: Studies in Medievalism