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The antiquarian contexts of James's fiction tend to have about them a very precise edge, and indeed it might be argued that for a professional academic of James's ambition the project of transforming reputable research into popular fiction may have entailed the paradoxical imperative for a kind of medievalizing precision, if not accuracy.
The upheaval then appears not as traumatic but as a dramatic challenge that gave rise to reassertions of continuity and "unbroken history." Medievalizing public discourse on the war was, Goebel argues, a major strategy for asserting continuity.
This was a device which he himself would use in his medievalizing watercolours.
(23) Yet, when it comes to "the Muslim world," as Aziz Al-Azmeh observes, this complexity and heterogeneity is increasingly obscured both by "experts" trading in what Edward Said referred to as orientalism, (24) and by Bin Laden and his associates adopting "medievalizing coiffure and manners "in a misleading exhibitionistic claim to "authenticity.
(28.) Under fascism, the office of "sindaco" (mayor) had been replaced by the medievalizing title of "podesta."
But that's the philosophy, the kind of medievalizing vision that contextualizes these antebellum plantations, with their ladies in crinoline as idealized as if they were in a medieval romance and surrounded by religion and pseudoreligion.
Other medievalizing pieces, such as George Hedgeland's Gothic revival stained glass, distinctly lacked Pre-Raphaelite associations; as restorer of King's College, Cambri dge, his Gothic frame enclosed a distinctly post-Raphaelite female figure.
So Scott in Quentin Durward turned, as he had done in Ivanhoe, towards a medievalizing treatment of social and political divisions.
Gill's choice of literature reflected his own medievalizing impulses, and included Coleridge and Spenser (Miles, Eric Gill and David Jones 59).
 Tafuri connects the incident -- for which punishment was reserved for the printmaker, not the author of the imagery -- with the Renaissance concern to create a "discourse on the body." At the same time, however, he notes the medievalizing aspect of this and other works by Giulio, for whom the essence of Roman art was contamination.
Such writing went in for medievalizing and classicizing in attitude and subject matter; poetry was seen as the summoner of an imagined otherwhere, some place of passion, beauty and languorous loveliness totally unlike the ugly quotidian present.
Hudson represents late Victorian medievalizing, which had diminished itself into romance and become secular.
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