Medievalism : The Middle Ages in Modern England, Paperback / softback Book

Medievalism : The Middle Ages in Modern England Paperback / softback

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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

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  • Format: Paperback / softback
  • Pages: 312 pages, 27 col. illus.
  • Publisher: Yale University Press
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  • Category: British & Irish history
  • ISBN: 9780300227307

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