The Year's Work in Medievalism, 2008

Edited by M. J. Toswell

The Year's Work in Medievalism, 2008

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  • ISBN: 9781556359590
  • Pages: 132
  • Publication Date: 4/1/2009
  • Retail Price: $21.00
Web Price: $16.80
Web Price: $16.80

The Year's Work in Medievalism, 2008

Edited by M. J. Toswell

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  • ISBN: 9781556359590
  • Pages: 132
  • Publication Date: 4/1/2009
  • Retail Price: $21.00
Web Price: $16.80

About-

The Year's Work in Medievalism 2008 includes papers delivered at the 22nd Annual conference on Medievalism, organized by the International Society for Studies in Medievalism, and held at the University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, Canada on 4-7 October 2007. The topic of the conference was "Neomedievalisms" and these papers address various aspects of the term, including its definition, range, and application, The conference was organized by M. J. Toswell, who is the editor of this volume; the Director of Conferences and Series Editor of the Year's Work in Medievalism is Gwendolyn Morgan.

Endorsements & Reviews-

-Amy S. Kaufman, Anxious Medievalism: An American Romance

-K. A. Laity, Hoefen rece swealg: Neomedievalism and Spectacle in Grendel: Transcendence of the Great Big Bad

-Catherine Parayre, Last Speakers of Occitan and the Medieval Past: A Summer Festival

-Matthew D. O'Donnell, The Cult of Mary Magdeline: Symbol-Allegory in Medieval and Modern Devotional Literature

-Ruth Wehlau, Truth, Fiction, and Freedom: The Harrowing of Hell in Philip Pullman's The Amber Spyglass and Ursula Le Guin's The Other Wind

-Karl Fugelso, Neomedievalism as Revised Medievalism in Commedia Illustrations

-William Calin, Is Orientalism Medievalism? Or, Edward Said, Are You a Saracen?

-Jonathan Rollins, On The Threshold: The Liminal Self in the Twelfth and Twentieth Centuries

-Christine M. Neufeld, Unmasking the Leper King: The Spectral Jew in The Kingdom of Heaven

-Suzanne J. Clark, The Sights and Sounds of the Body and Soul in Morris' "The Deference of Guenevere" and "King Arthur's Tomb"

-D. M. R. Bentley, Dante Gabriel Rossetti's "The Staff and Scrip" and Related Pictures

Contributors-

M. J. Toswell

Bio(s)-

M. J. Toswell, editor of this volume, is Associate Professor at the University of Western Ontario, Canada, specializing in Old English, codicology, and medievalism.

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