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Visions and Ruins : Cultural Memory and the Untimely Middle Ages - by Joshua Davies (Hardcover)
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Visions and ruins explores the production of cultural memory in the Middle Ages and the uses the medieval past has been put to in modernity. Working with texts in Old English, Middle English and Latin, as well as visual and material culture, it traces connections in time, place, language and media to explore the temporal complexities of cultural production and subject formation. The book interrogates critical, poetic, artistic and political archives to reveal exchanges of cultural energy and influence between past and present, offering new ways of knowing the medieval past and the contemporary moment.
Number of Pages: 224
Genre: Literary Criticism, Poetry
Series Title: Manchester Medieval Literature and Culture
Publisher: Manchester Univ Pr
Author: Joshua Davies
Street Date: July 1, 2018
Item Number (DPCI): 248-10-1139
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