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Epilogue

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Fellow and Tutor in Medieval English at St John's College, Oxford. She is the author and editor of several books, which include Women and Writing in Medieval Literature (1995), The Woman's Companion to Mythology (1997) and The Poetic Edda: Essays on Mythological Poetry (2001). An expert on Arthurian myth, she is a regular contributor to TV and radio, and recently appeared on Melvyn Bragg's In Our Time (Radio 4) to discuss the cultural history of the Holy Grail. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Unsullied, beware! Serious spoilers ahead!So we return from the farthest eastern shores of the Known World to familiar Westeros, but as ever it’s a Westeros in turmoil. As Tyrion argues:The Seven Kingdoms will never be more ripe...

Introduction: Living Medieval

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...I come from Tolkien’s Middle Earth, lived a neo-medieval past, a child, a young girl, in a world I read about in books – Arthurian stories, half-dreamed, half-forgotten, snippets of folk tales, legends retold in the dark to my sister...

Introduction

Paul B. Sturtevant

Paul B. Sturtevant is an audience research specialist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He completed his PhD at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the very popular collaborative history web-magazine ‘The Public Medievalist’ (http://www.publicmedievalist.com/). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...It is the medieval world. Marauders, pilgrims, and wandering gleemen go about in it. The knight stands at his garden pale, the lady sits at her bower window, and the little foot page carries messages over moss and moor. Marchmen are riding...

Medieval Memes

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Maggie Williams would like to thank her husband, Joe Tarlo, for helping to shape the topic of this chapter.—Modern pop cultural references and Internet memes make great tapestries. (...

Bridging the Gap: Managing a Digital Medieval Initiative Across Disciplines and Institutions

Meeting the Medieval in a Digital World

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...The Increasing Ubiquity of digitally enhanced medieval research initiatives serves as testament to the “brave new world” of humanities research in which technological platforms and methodologies are closely integrated with traditional...

Contemporary Neo-Medieval Digital Gaming: An Overview of Genre

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Chances are that if a digital game takes place in a fictional high-fantasy world, it carries the trappings of the medieval period: knights and ladies, dragons or other beasties, castles and moors, armour, weapons and tunics. Academics fuss...

Survey of Twenty-First Century ‘Medieval’ Film

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Tales of Fantasy and Romance A neo-medieval setting, for a twenty-first-century audience, usually summons up the idea of fantasy. The far past is a kind of ‘third space’ in which we can ask...

Medievalism and Heroism in Arthurian Literature for Young People

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...A boy – too young to fight in a tournament himself – pulls a sword from a stone and becomes king. A boy – mocked as different by his peers – releases dragons and foretells the destiny of a kingdom. These are just two iconic images from...

Discussion, Conclusions, and Looking Forward

Paul B. Sturtevant

Paul B. Sturtevant is an audience research specialist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He completed his PhD at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the very popular collaborative history web-magazine ‘The Public Medievalist’ (http://www.publicmedievalist.com/). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...People rarely behave in exactly the ways anticipated by even the most sophisticated theories. But one of the greatest benefits of qualitative research is in revealing the surprising, nuanced, and often unpredictable ways that people...

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Matthew Evan Davis

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Matthew Evan Davis currently serves as a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Lewis and Ruth Sherman Centre for Digital Scholarship at McMaster University. Prior to this he was a Lindsey Young Visiting Faculty Fellow at the University of Tennessee's Marco Institute and served as the Council for Library and Information Resources/Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in Data Curation for Medieval Studies at North Carolina State University. He has published articles on medieval drama in Theatre Notebook and on the Lydgate verses at the Clopton chantry chapel in the Journal of Medieval Religious Cultures. He is the editor of the Minor Works of John Lydgate virtual archive (www.minorworksoflydgate.net) and is also working on a database charting the network of spiritual obligation captured in fifteenth-century wills and inventories. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel

Tamsyn Mahoney-Steel is the Digital Scholarship Specialist for the Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University. She has a PhD in medieval French music and literature, and has published on medieval motets, linked open data, text mining the poetry of Guillaume de Machaut, library design, and collaborative scholarship. Her forthcoming monograph explores the scholarly benefits of using annotation tools on digitized medieval texts and manuscripts. Tamsyn teaches courses on digital humanities, using digital tools to explore medieval authors, and information literacy. At JHU she has instituted a series of seminars exploring the intersection of digital scholarship and issues of diversity and inclusion, and she has created workshops to introduce graduate students to text mining tools and methodologies. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Ece Turnator

Ece Turnator received her PhD in medieval (Byzantine) history from Harvard University in 2013. Her dissertation is an interpretation of thirteenth-century Byzantine economy through an analysis of archaeological (coins and ceramics) and textual evidence. Between 2013 and 2016, she was a CLIR postdoctoral fellow at The University of Texas at Austin Libraries where she worked as coordinator for the Global Middle Ages Project, specialized in medieval data curation, studied and wrote about digital humanities and best practices for data curation and visualization, and taught in her areas of expertise. Currently, she is the humanities and digital scholarship librarian, and the liaison for history and linguistics departments, at the MIT Libraries. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Meeting the Medieval in a Digital World

Amsterdam University Press, 2018

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...SINCE THE ADVENT of the “New Philology,” medieval studies have been through an era of renovatio.Nichols, “Introduction: Philology in a Manuscript Culture,” 1. In the words of R. Howard Bloch, medievalists have confronted “tradition through...