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What’s Love Got to Do with It? Our Middle Ages, Ourselves

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...The photograph on the cover of this scholarly essai was taken in 1954. As you can see, the couple are dressed in premodern garb, handmade to resemble the clothes worn by nobles and well-to-do citizens in the Bavarian city of Amberg...

Medieval Christendom and the Restoration of a Christian Society

Tanner Norman

Norman Tanner is Professor of Church History at the Gregorian University in Rome. He previously held teaching positions in the faculties of both history and theology at the University of Oxford. A medieval historian of international stature, he is best known for his groundbreaking books on the great ecumenical councils of the Christian Church. He is also the author of a volume in the I.B.Tauris History of the Christian Church series, The Church in the Later Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was delivered as a paper at a conference on evangelization, and was published in The Month, December 1992, pp. 467–72. The copyright belongs to Trustees for Roman Catholic Purposes (114 Mount Street, London W1)The theme...

New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...This chapter discusses manifestations of the medieval in two very different but related religious movements, Neopaganism and the New Age. For a more analytical overview of the topic, see...

Do North Americans Understand the Middle Ages Better than Europeans?

Tanner Norman

Norman Tanner is Professor of Church History at the Gregorian University in Rome. He previously held teaching positions in the faculties of both history and theology at the University of Oxford. A medieval historian of international stature, he is best known for his groundbreaking books on the great ecumenical councils of the Christian Church. He is also the author of a volume in the I.B.Tauris History of the Christian Church series, The Church in the Later Middle Ages. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Ages of Faith : Popular Religion in Late Medieval England and Western Europe

I.B.Tauris, 2009

Book chapter

...This chapter was first published in America, 2 October 1993, pp. 5–6. The copyright belongs to America magazine.The short answer to the question posed in this title is, ‘Yes, in many ways.’First, a few words of introduction. For students...

Harry Potter and Medievalism

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Harry Potter Culture and Medievalism In the twenty-first century, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series exists as part of a fully fledged multimedia and material culture, one that participates...

Manifesto:Six (Not So) Little Medievalisms

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...I had been concerned with the problem of Action, the oldest concern of political theory, and what had always troubled me about it was that the very term I adopted for my reflections on the matter, namely, vita activa, was coined by men who...

Scholasticism and common sense

Stephen Boulter

Stephen Boulter is Senior Lecturer in Philosophy and Ethics, Oxford Brookes University, UK. He is author of The Rediscovery of Common Sense Philosophy (2007) and Metaphysics from a Biological Point of View (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Why Medieval Philosophy Matters

Bloomsbury Academic, 2019

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...This chapter begins the case for medieval philosophy by highlighting the fact that scholastic metaphysics and epistemology are quite consciously developed with an eye to saving common sense beliefs. While Thomas Reid and G. E. Moore also...

Modern Images of Grendel (Twentieth Century)

Asa Simon Mittman

Asa Simon Mittman is Professor and Chair of Art & Art History at California State University, Chico. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Marcus Hensel

Marcus Hensel is Assistant Professor of English at Bethany College, Kansas. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Primary Sources on Monsters : Demonstrare Volume 2

Arc Humanities Press, 2018

Book chapter

...Grendel looms large in the narrative of Beowulf and in many modern critical discussions of the epic poem. The monster is called a “mearcstapa” in the poem, which literally means “border-walker.” This monster, who lives with his mother...

Afterlives of Medieval Manuscripts

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...From the fifth to the fifteenth centuries, manuscript books (strictly, codices) were the principal means by which European written culture was transmitted. From the mid-fifteenth century, printing gradually replaced handwriting...

Medievalisms in Contemporary Opera

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Opera has a long and important history of medievalism. The major repertory operas composed in the nineteenth century regularly used medieval subjects, literary or historical, as the basis for their plots, and the late nineteenth-century...