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medieval

, mediaeval
of, relating to, or in the style of the Middle Ages
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Time, space, self, society: Welcome to the current Middle Ages--asynchronous medievalism'; 'This way to the Middle Ages: the spaces of medievalism'; 'On being medieval: medievalist selves and societies'; 'History and discipline: Wemmick's castle; the limits of medievalism'; 'Realism in the crypt: the reach of medievalism'; and 'Conclusion; Against a synthesis: medievalism, cultural studies, and antidisciplinarity'.
But the book is more likely to be of value to the textual theorist than the medievalist.
Medievalists are increasingly turning their attention to modern interpretations, representations, repurposings, and fabrications of the Middle Ages, not least those accounts of the medieval past that shaped the field at its inception in the nineteenth century.
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).
Most medievalists, though recognizing Gerbert's many strengths, would disagree strongly, noting how much science and learning continued to be valued throughout the Middle Ages.
Such a view might also provoke us to ask about the New Middle Ages these medievalist scholars usher in: a philosophically grounded, theoretical meditation on history and modernity in which German is the lingua franca of serious intellectual labor and the implicit currency in which academic prestige trades.
This lecture of hers is the twenty-eighth of series of lectures named for Charles Homer Haskins, first chairman of the American Council of Learned Societies (ACLS) and himself a famed medievalist who brought attention to the work of the medieval university and the liberal arts.
Medievalist Dr Mark Redknap, from the National Museum of Wales, said: "Walls were both displays of strength and prosperity and helped to broadcast economic status.
With the exception of Larry Scanlon's "Langland, Apocalypse and the Early Modern Editor," which places a revisionary reading of Robert Crowley's Protestantism within a meditation on the relation between medievalist and early modernist new historicisms, the contributions are not present-minded or even Gadamerian, but rigorously historical, historicist, and anglocentric.
To the medievalist, Gaunt's book offers powerful rereadings of texts fundamental to the courtly tradition, and a wonderfully subtle exploration of the politics and poetics of gender.
The central thesis of Erin Labbie's Lacan's Medievalism is that Lacan can rightfully be considered a medievalist not only because he draws upon medieval texts in elaborating the concepts that constituted his return to Freud, but principally because his conceptualization of the unconscious situates him as a realist in the realism-nominalism debate that pervaded medieval philosophy.
Juliet, who lives in Cragg Vale, Hebden Bridge, is the distinguished biographer of the Bront's; a medievalist and a scholar.