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Title Medievalisms in the postcolonial world : the idea of "the Middle Ages" outside Europe / edited by Kathleen Davis and Nadia Altschul.

Published Baltimore : Johns Hopkins University Press, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  909.07 MEDI    DUE 02-10-19
Physical description vi, 444 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction. The Idea of "the Middle Ages" Outside Europe / Kathleen Davis and Nadia Altschul -- Pt. I. Locations of History and Theory -- Ch. 1. Decolonizing Medieval Mexico / Jose Rabasa -- Ch. 2. An Enchanted Mirror for the Capitalist Self: The Germania in British India / Ananya Jahanara Kabir -- Ch. 3. "Most Gentle Indeed, But Most Virile": The Medievalist Pacifism of George Arnold Wood / Louise D'Arcens -- Response: Historicism and Its Supplements: A Note on a Predicament Shared by Medieval and Postcolonial Studies / Dipesh Chakrabarty -- Pt. II. Repositioning Orientalism -- Ch. 4. "Reconquista" and the "Three Religion Spain" in Latin American Thought / Hernan G. H. Taboada -- Ch. 5. Medievalism - Colonialism - Orientalism: Japan's Modern Identity in Natsume Soseki's Maboroshi no Tate and Kairo-ko / Haruko Momma -- Ch. 6. Crossing History, Dis-Orienting the Orient: Amin Maalouf's Uses of the "Medieval" / Hamid Babri and Francesca Canade Sautman -- Response: Working Through Medievalisms / Kathleen Davis -- Pt. III. Nation and Foundations -- Ch. 7. Andres Bello and the Poem of the Cid: Latin America, Occidentalism, and the Foundations of Spain's "National Philology" / Nadia Altschul -- Ch. 8. Postcolonial Gothic: The Medievalism of America's "National" Cathedrals / Elizabeth Emery -- Ch. 9. An American in Paris: Charles Homer Haskins at the Paris Peace Conference / Heather Blurton -- Response: Medievalism and the Making of Nations / Michelle R. Warren -- Pt. IV. Geography and Temporality -- Ch. 10. African Medievalisms: Caste as a Subtext in Ahmadou Kourouma's Suns of Independence and Monnew / Sylvie Kande -- Ch. 11. A Clash of Medieval Cultures: Amerindians and Conquistadors in the Thought of Wilson Harris / Kofi Campbell -- Ch. 12. Medieval Studies and the Voice of Conscience in Twentieth-Century South Africa / Victor Houliston -- Response: Africa and the Signs of Medievalism / Simon Gikandi.
Other author Davis, Kathleen, 1952-
Altschul, Nadia.
Subject Medievalism.
Middle Ages -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Postcolonialism -- Study and teaching (Higher)
Middle Ages in literature.
Europe -- Colonies -- Intellectual life.
Europe -- Civilization -- Public opinion.
Europe -- Foreign public opinion.
ISBN 9780801893209 (hardcover : alk. paper)
0801893208 (hardcover : alk. paper)