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American / medieval goes north : earth and water in transit

Author: Gillian R OveringUlrike WiethausPamela BergerTina BoyerJoshua DaviesAll authors
Publisher: Göttingen, Germany : V & R unipress, [2019]
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Overing, Gillian R.
American/Medieval Goes North : Earth and Water in Transit.
Gottingen : Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht, ©2019
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Gillian R Overing; Ulrike Wiethaus; Pamela Berger; Tina Boyer; Joshua Davies; Donna Beth Ellard; Clare Lees; Clara A Lees; Wayne Newell; Mathias Nordvig
ISBN: 9783847009528 3847009524
OCLC Number: 1124612488
Description: 1 online resource (289 pages)
Contents: Intro; Title Page; Copyright; Table of Contents; Body; Gillian R. Overing and Ulrike Wiethaus: Introduction: American/Medieval Points North; An Emergent Project; Overview of Chapters and Sections; Conclusion; Bibliography; Part One: Earth and Water in Transit; Clare A. Lees and Gillian R. Overing: "Her, the Water, and Me": Three Women Go North; I Roni Horn goes North; II Three Icelandic Tales; Seal Maiden; More Women, More Water, and Some Treasure; Lagarfljót, Home of the Worm; III Anglo-Saxon Moorings; Conclusion; Bibliography E.R. Truitt: "And of all these things the Polar Bear was the symbol": Charisma, Wilderness, and WhitenessSelect Bibliography; Mathias Nordvig: Katla the Volcanic Witch: A Medieval Icelandic Recipe for Survival; Introduction; The Metaphoric Mind: Native American Approaches to Oral History and Environment; Volcanism in Medieval Icelandic literature; Katla: The Spirit of Mýrdalsjökull; Environment and the Human Mind; Conclusion; Bibliography; Part Two: First Peoples Pamela Berger and Wayne Newell, with an Accompanying Essay by Barbara Hartwell Poirier: Though the Eyes of an Irish Slave: An Unconventional Point of Entry into the Medieval WorldPreparations for Filmmaking; The Scholarship behind the Script and the Production Design; Bibliography; Barbara Hartwell Poirier: Notes of a Mashantucket Pequot Elder; Bibliography; Ulrike Wiethaus: Ultima Thule Redux: Screening Spaces of Death, Regeneration, and the Sacred in the Arctic Circle; Continuous Settler Presence and its Impact on Inuit Health and Wellbeing: The Example of Kalaallit Nunaat The Fast Runner Trilogy (FRT): Filming Against the Death of HistoryThe Long Medieval Moment: Adam of Bremen and Christian Missionary Conquest; Beyond Settler Time: Resolving Cultural and Religious Violence in the FRT; Bibliography; Mary Kate Hurley: Choosing a Past: Fictions of Indigeneity in The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim; Introduction; The Elder Scrolls; Temporality and Video Games; Case Studies: The Nords and The Forsworn; Conclusion; Appendix One; Citing Books in Skyrim; Bibliography; Part Three: Men of the North Joshua Davies: Hengist and Horsa at Monticello: Human and Nonhuman Migration, Parahistory and American Anglo-SaxonismFrom the North: Hengist and Horsa in Anglo-Saxon England; To the West: Jefferson's Anglo-Saxons; "Founders of freedom and folk-builders mightiest"; Mixed Blood and Mixed Times; Select bibliography; Tina Boyer: Losing your Religion in American Gods; Introduction; Coming to America: Immigration and Identity-Crises; Surviving in America: Issues of Race, Gender, and Assimilation; Conclusion: Humans, Immigration, and the Land; Bibliography Margaret Zulick: American Compass: Sacred Land and the Early Mormon Imaginary
Responsibility: Gillian R. Overing, Ulrike Wiethaus (eds.).


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