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Medievalism: The Middle Ages in Modern England
     

Medievalism: The Middle Ages in Modern England

by Michael Alexander
 

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ISBN-10: 0300110618

ISBN-13: 9780300110616

Pub. Date: 05/28/2007

Publisher: Yale University Press

Now reissued in an updated paperback edition, this groundbreaking account of the Medieval Revival movement examines the ways in which the style of the medieval period was re-established in post-Enlightenment England—from Walpole and Scott, Pugin, Ruskin, and Tennyson to Pound, Tolkien, and Rowling.
 
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Now reissued in an updated paperback edition, this groundbreaking account of the Medieval Revival movement examines the ways in which the style of the medieval period was re-established in post-Enlightenment England—from Walpole and Scott, Pugin, Ruskin, and Tennyson to Pound, Tolkien, and Rowling.
 
Medievalism . . . takes a panoramic view of the ‘recovery’ of the Medieval in English literature, visual arts and culture. . . . Ambitious, sweeping, sometimes idiosyncratic, but always interesting.”—Rosemary Ashton, Times Literary Supplement
 
“Deeply researched and stylishly written, Medievalism is an unalloyed delight that will instruct and amuse a wide readership.”—Edward Short, Books & Culture

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780300110616
Publisher:
Yale University Press
Publication date:
05/28/2007
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
352
Product dimensions:
7.75(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

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