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Persistence of Medievalism: Narrative Adventures in Public Discourse

Persistence of Medievalism: Narrative Adventures in Public Discourse (Hardback)

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The Persistence of Medievalism seeks to examine the ways medieval genre shapes contemporary public culture. Through an exploration of several contemporary cultural phenomena, this book reveals the narrative underpinnings of public discourse. The ways these particular forms of storytelling shape our assumptions are examined by Weisl through a series of examples that demonstrate the intrinsic ways medievalism persists in the modern world, thus perpetuating archaic ideas of gender, ideology, and doctrine.

ANGELA JANE WEISL is Assistant Professor in the Department of English at Seton Hall University.

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