Main Studies in Medievalism XXVI: Ecomedievalism

Studies in Medievalism XXVI: Ecomedievalism

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Ecoconcerns and ecocriticism are a rising trend in medievalism studies, and form a major focus of this collection. Topics under discussion in the first part of the volume include figurations in nineteenth- and twentieth-century medievalism; environmental medievalism in Sidney Lanier's Southern chivalry; nostalgia and loss in T.H. White's "forest sauvage"; and green medievalism in J.R.R. Tolkien's elven realms. The eleven subsequent articles continue to take in such themes more tangentially, testing and buillding on the methods and conclusions of the first part. Their subjects include John Aubrey's Middle Ages; medieval charter-horns in early modern England; nineteenth-centuryreimaginings of Chaucer's Griselda; Dante's influence on Harlan Ellison's "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream"; multi-layered medievalisms in George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire; (coopted) feminism via medievalism inDisney's Maleficent; (neo)medievalism in Babylon 5 and Crusade; cosmopolitan anxieties and national identity in Netflix's Marco Polo; mapping Everealm in The Quest; undergraduate perceptions ofthe "medieval" and the "Middle Ages"; and medievalism in the prosopopeia and corpsepaint of Mayhem's De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas. Karl Fugelso is Professor of Art History at Towson University in Baltimore, Maryland. Contributors: Dustin M. Frazier Wood, Daniel Helbert, Ann F. Howey, Carol Jamison, Ann M. Martinez, Kara L. McShane, Lisa Myers, Elan Justice Pavlinich, Katie Peebles, Scott Riley, Paul B. Sturtevant, Dean Swinford, Renée Ward, Angela Jane Weisl, Jeremy Withers. Table of Contents Editorial Note - "A Sense of Life in Things Inert": The Animistic Figurations in Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century Medievalist Texts - Scott Riley Future Nostalgias: Environmental Medievalism and Lanier's Southern Chivalry - Daniel Glynn Helbert T. H. White's "Forest Sauvage": Nostalgia and Loss - Lisa Myers Elvencentrism: The Green Medievalism of Tolkien's Elven Realms - Ann M. Martinez Fragmentary Dreams: John Aubrey's Medieval Heritage Construction - Katie Peebles Charter Horns and the Antiquarian Imagination in Early Modern England - Dustin Frazier Wood Giving Voice to Griselda: Radical Reimaginings of a Medieval Tale - Renée Ward Medieval and Futuristic Hells: The Influence of Dante on Ellison's "I Have No Mouth and I Must Scream" - Jeremy Withers Reading Westeros: George R. R. Martin's Multi-Layered Medievalisms - Carol Jamison Modernity in the Middle: The Medieval Fantasy of (Coopted) Feminism in Disney's Maleficent - Elan Justice (E J) Pavlinich Future Medieval: (Neo)Medievalism in Babylon 5 and Crusade - Ann F. Howey Cosmopolitan Anxieties and National Identity in the Netflix Marco Polo - Kara L. McShane Mapping Everealm: Space, Time, and Medieval Fictions in The Quest - Angela Jane Weisl Medievalisms of the Mind: Undergraduate Perceptions of the "Medieval" and the "Middle Ages" - Paul Sturtevant Mask of the Medieval Corpse: Prosopopeia and Corpsepaint in Mayhem's De Mysteriis Dom Sathanas - Dean Swinford
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