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The medievalist impulse in American literature : Twain, Adams, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway, Kim Moreland

Label
The medievalist impulse in American literature : Twain, Adams, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway
Title
The medievalist impulse in American literature
Title remainder
Twain, Adams, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway
Statement of responsibility
Kim Moreland
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Why has the medievalist impulse - as manifested in an attraction to the traditions of courtly love and chivalry - been ignored or marginalized in the context of American literature, especially given its prominence in studies of British literature? Which American writers manifest the medievalist impulse, whether textually or subtextually, consciously or unconsciously? How does the medievalist impulse affect their works? What does the existence of this impulse, in its
  • Various idiosyncratic manifestations, reveal about these writers and American culture? Kim Moreland sets out to answer these and other questions, providing close readings of a variety of texts, both familiar and unfamiliar, while drawing eclectically on theoretical approaches such as feminism, deconstruction, cultural criticism, and psychobiography. She first demonstrates that the medievalist impulse permeates American literature and culture, then shows the tradition
  • Best represented by four writers: Mark Twain, Henry Adams, F. Scott Fitzgerald, and Ernest Hemingway. Their works reveal with particular power the various ways in which nineteenth- and twentieth-century writers appropriated the ideals of courtly love and chivalry as superior to the materialism of modern civilization at a time of radical change and social disruption
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1954-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moreland, Kim Ileen
Index
index present
LC call number
PS169.M45
LC item number
M67 1996
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Twain, Mark
  • Adams, Henry
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Twain, Mark
  • Adams, Henry
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Adams, Henry
  • Fitzgerald, F. Scott
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Twain, Mark
  • Twain, Mark
  • Hemingway, Ernest
  • Fitzgerald, Francis Scott
  • Adams, Henry (Historiker)
  • American literature
  • Middle Ages in literature
  • Medievalism
  • Medievalism
  • American literature
  • Littérature américaine
  • Médiévisme
  • Médiévisme
  • Littérature américaine
  • Moyen Âge dans la littérature
  • American literature
  • American literature
  • Art
  • Medievalism
  • Middle Ages in literature
  • Literatur
  • Geschichte 1850-1960
  • Mittelalter
  • Ideal
  • Mittelalterbild
  • Fallstudiensammlung
  • United States
  • USA
Label
The medievalist impulse in American literature : Twain, Adams, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway, Kim Moreland
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The once and future America : Reviving the Middle Ages
  • Mark Twain : An ambivalent Yankee at King Arthur's court
  • Henry Adams : The historical visionary as medievalist
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald : Tender is the knight
  • Ernest Hemingway : Knighthood in our time
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780813916583
Lccn
95049141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33818887
  • (OCoLC)ocm33818887
Label
The medievalist impulse in American literature : Twain, Adams, Fitzgerald, and Hemingway, Kim Moreland
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [231]-248) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • The once and future America : Reviving the Middle Ages
  • Mark Twain : An ambivalent Yankee at King Arthur's court
  • Henry Adams : The historical visionary as medievalist
  • F. Scott Fitzgerald : Tender is the knight
  • Ernest Hemingway : Knighthood in our time
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
xii, 264 pages
Isbn
9780813916583
Lccn
95049141
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)33818887
  • (OCoLC)ocm33818887

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