Bringing together significant statements on postmodern qualities of the invocation of the medieval, Postmodern Medievalisms is a cross-disciplinary and international collection. The volume also effects a critically celebratory appreciation of the intellectual and political possibilities of the many inchoate modes implicit in various acts of "postmodern" scholarship. The essays treat texts from the late middle ages to the contemporary moment, and together they indicate, broadly, what is happening both in postmodern studies and studies in medievalism. The fourteen essays of the collection are organized into four sections, Music (including Pavel Chinizul, Negru Voda, Arvo Part), Art and Architecture (contemporary architecture, Robert Rauschenberg and more), Cinema (Tolkien, Bresson, I>Braveheart among the matters discussed), and Literature (including Sir John Mandeville, Marco Polo, Marvel, Naomi Mitchison). Contributors: FLORIN CURTA, PAUL MURPHY, LEOPOLD BRAUNEISS, JOHN M. GANIM, KARL FUGELSO, VERLYN FLIEGER, WILLIAM D. PADEN, BRIAN LEVY, LESLEY COOTE, A.E. CHRISTA CANITZ, JENNIFER COOLEY, PAUL SMETHURST, ELENA LEVY-NAVAFRO, ANITA OBERMEIER, SYLVIA MITTLER. -- Provided by publisher
Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism; Literature, Modern -- History and criticism; Medievalism, Medievalism in literature; Postmodernism; Middle Ages in art; Middle Ages in literature; Middle Ages in motion pictures;
Department of Languages and Literatures
239 p. ; 25 cm
Utz, Richard and Swan, Jesse G., "Postmodern Medievalisms" (2005). Faculty Book Gallery. 48.