Inventing the Middle Ages

Inventing the Middle Ages

The Lives, Works, and Ideas of the Great Medievalists of the Twentieth Century

Book - 1991 | 1st ed.
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Eminent medievalist Cantor explains how the Middle Ages were created in the 20th century, by showing the relationship between the life situation of influential writers and their interpretations of events between the fall of Rome and the Renaissance. In addition to historians such as Marc Bloch and Richard Southern, he considers fantasists C. S. Lewis and J. R. R. Tolkien (but not himself). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
Publisher: New York : W. Morrow, c1991.
Edition: 1st ed.
ISBN: 9780688094065
Branch Call Number: 940.1072 C232
Characteristics: 477 p. ; 25 cm.


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