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medieval

, mediaeval
of, relating to, or in the style of the Middle Ages
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She structures her exploration of multiplicitous, plastic, and unstable temporalities around the figure of the amateur medievalist of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries and defines their amateurism not on the basis of being paid or unpaid, but on their "affections, their intimacy with their materials, their desires," explaining that the amateurs' "operation" outside the "culture of professionalism" opens them to experience temporal connections in ways foreclosed to the professional--thus necessarily detached and objective--academician (29, 25).
Reading the Medieval in Early Modern England is an ambitious collaborative essay volume that succeeds both in its specific scholarly aims and in articulating a number of more general intellectual possibilities and desires for medievalists and early modernists concerned with questions of periodization, the temporality of texts and disciplines, the historicity of individual and national identities, and the past of the past.
The book forms part of a welcome trend among medievalists (one thinks of Bruce Holsinger's The Premodern Condition) which does not simply revise medieval texts in the light of critical theory, but instead reads medieval and post-modern texts side by side, as inevitably and productively implicated in each other.
Establishing a contrast between Lacan and myriad other twentieth-century intellectuals who may be considered medievalists because of their engagement with medieval texts, including Agamben, Arendt, Bataille, and Barthes (a topic Bruce Holsinger covers in The Premodern Condition), Labbie argues that Lacan is a medievalist because "his methodologies follow those established by the medieval scholastic scholars who sought to determine the potential of the human subject to know and represent real universal categories" (2).
But directly across the street from his office in the Department of Philosophy was the Department of English, and in one of those tiny offices there was a young teacher named John Gardner, who was a novelist, medievalist and critic.
The largest of these medievalist groups of fans and reenactors is The Society for Creative Anachronism.
As mentioned in the article, he is really an "Ottoman" expert and a medievalist, two specialties that just barely qualify one to speak on the contemporary Islamic Arab world.
Whether it cheered up the Emperor Otto is not recorded, but it should certainly prove highly entertaining for any modern medievalist.
Two of them - Morris's Making the Team and Guest's Sentenced to Death - may clearly be located under the cultural studies rubric, while the other two - Moreland's The Medievalist Impulse and Labrie's The Catholic Imagination - employ a traditional thematic approach.
She is a trained medievalist with a special interest in mysticism, as well as a published poet and novelist with two books for young adults.
As a medievalist I come to modern literature from the direction of the Middle Ages; as an Americanist Kim Moreland approaches the Middle Ages from the viewpoint of the 20th century.
Shannon states that he is neither a medievalist nor an expert in the philosophy of Scotus.