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Creator:
Alexander, Michael, 1941-
Title:
Medievalism : the Middle Ages in modern England / Michael Alexander.
Published/Created:
New Haven : Yale University Press, c2007.
Physical Description:
xxviii, 306 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
DA110 .A44 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Related Content:
Table of contents only
Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
Introduction : Contrast, medievalism, periodisation -- The advent of the Goths : the medieval in the 1760s -- Augustan to romantic revival, Percy -- Chivalry, romances and revival : Chaucer chez Scott : the lay of the last minstrel and Ivanhoe -- Romances and comparisons : dim religious lights -- The lay, 'Christabel' and 'The eve of St Agnes' -- The Pugin of contrasts -- Back to the future in the 1840s : Carlyle, Ruskin, Sybil, Newman -- The death of Arthur was the favourite volume : Malory, Digby, Tennyson, Rossettis, Morris -- History, the revival, and the PRB -- Westminster, Ivanhoe, medieval texts, the PRB -- History and legend : Tennyson, Ford Madox Brown -- 'Work,' the common weal, 'the windhover' -- Among the lilies and the weeds : Hopkins, Whistler, Burne-Jones, Beardsley -- I have seen a white horse : Chesterton, Yeats, Ford, Pound -- Modernist medievalism : Eliot, Pound, Jones -- Modern Christendom : Waugh, Auden, Inklings, Hill.
Subject Terms:
Civilization, Medieval, in art.
Civilization, Medieval, in literature.
Gothic revival (Architecture) -- Great Britain.
Gothic revival (Literature) -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Intellectual life.
Medievalism -- Great Britain -- History.
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