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Constructing nations, reconstructing myth

Constructing nations, reconstructing myth

essays in honour of T.A. Shippey

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Published by Brepols in Turnhout .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism.,
  • Nationalism and literature.,
  • Myth in literature.,
  • Philology, Modern.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Andrew Wawn with Graham Johnson and John Walter.
    SeriesMaking the Middle Ages
    ContributionsWawn, Andrew., Johnson, Graham, 1973-, Walter, John, 1970-, Shippey, T. A.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPN671 .C66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 382 p. :
    Number of Pages382
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18591591M
    ISBN 109782503523934
    LC Control Number2008366337

    This collection of fifteen essays by distinguished scholars addresses a formative era (approximately C.E.) in Northwest Europe. Myths of the time exhibit the interplay of classical, biblical, Celtic, and Germanic (including Old Norse and Old English) cultures during the Carolingian and Viking periods, showing how Christian and native religions engaged with each .   Modern-day Europeans by the millions proudly trace back their national identities to the Celts, Franks, Gauls, Goths, Huns, or Serbs--or some combination of the various peoples who inhabited, traversed, or pillaged their continent more than a thousand years ago. According to Patrick Geary, this is historical nonsense. The idea that national character is fixed for all time /5(3).

    Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library. First published in Germany in , the work is an exhaustive treatment of the subject, tracing the mythology and beliefs of the ancient Germanic peoples from their earliest attestations to their survivals in modern traditions, folktales and popular expressions. The structure of the Deutsche Mythologie is fairly encyclopaedic.

    This collection of essays and reviews represents the most significant and comprehensive writing on Shakespeare's A Comedy of Errors. Miola's edited work also features a comprehensive critical history, coupled with a full bibliography and photographs of major productions of the play from around the world. In the collection, there are five previously unpublished essays. Q&A: The Myths of Reconstruction Reconstruction may be one of the most misunderstood eras in American history. Versions of the era like the early motion picture Birth of a .


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The sixteen essays in this collection focus on the impact made by nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century philology in reconstructing myth book fields of medieval studies and language studies, and in the construction of Northern European national identities, mythologies, and folklore.

PDF (MB). Download Book Constructing Nations Reconstructing Myth in PDF format. You can Read Online Constructing Nations Reconstructing Myth here in PDF, EPUB, Mobi or Docx formats. Constructing Nations Reconstructing Myth Author: Andrew Wawn ISBN: IND The sixteen essays in this collection focus on the impact made by nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century philology in the fields of medieval studies and language studies, and in the construction of Northern European national identities, mythologies, and folklore.

Constructing nations, reconstructing myth: essays in hinour of T.A. Shippey. - (Making the Middle Ages ; v. 9) 1. Literature, Medieval - History and criticism 2. English literature - Old English, ca. - History and criticism 3. Philology, Modern 4.

Myth in literature 5. Nationalism in literature I. Shippey, T. Wawn, Andrew III. Johnson, Graham IV. The sixteen essays all deal, usually explicitly, with the effect of Jacob Grimm's scholarship on the development of nationalism and on the study of philology (broadly defined), folklore, and mythology in the nineteenth century and the first half of the Constructing nations century.

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Order in the postmodern world is, according to Ondaatje, “very faint, very human,” and this postmodern order is glimpsed through the images and echoes of the myth in the : Joan Dolphin. (Re)Constructing Memory: Textbooks, Identity, Nation, and State, the second volume, looks more deeply at textbooks’ role in portraying the composition and identity of nation and state.

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