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The romance of medievalism in nineteenth century English fiction

Susan Elizabeth Olin

The romance of medievalism in nineteenth century English fiction

by Susan Elizabeth Olin

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Statementby Susan Elizabeth Olin.
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LC ClassificationsMicrofilm 92/561 (P)
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Paginationiii, 146 leaves.
Number of Pages146
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1388172M
LC Control Number92955302

Regency England is probably romance’s best known setting, but historical romances span the centuries and continents. With this list, I tried to represent that breadth, but I barely scratched the surface. If you don’t normally read romance, consider trying one of these. Be aware that in a genre romance novel, the focus is on the relationship. In a thoughtful and detailed study, Women Writers and Nineteenth-Century Medievalism considers the ways in which women poets, biographers, and historians used medieval motifs and settings to enable them to comment on controversial contemporary issues. Broome Saunders’ illuminating discussion focuses on women working during the socio-political and religious Format: Hardcover.

This unique study traces fundamental parallels between medieval European and Middle Eastern cultures. By examining sources in cultural history, literature, and architecture, this book reveals mutual influences evident in the development of the current conception of the Middle Ages. The course examined the emergence of medievalism from the end of the eighteenth century to the cusp of the twentieth century. Because it was coincident with the very formation of "the academy," the "mass market," and a "popular" readership, the rise of nineteenth-century medievalism allowed us to interrogate both the parameters and the methodology of a cultural .

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