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In search of the Holy Grail : the quest for the Middle Ages

Author: Veronica Ortenberg
Publisher: London ; New York : Hambledon Continuum, 2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Middle Ages, the age of Charlemagne, Chaucer and Dante, had an indelible effect on European culture. This book presents a survey of the influence of the middle ages, and of medieval attitudes and  Read more...

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Named Person: Artur, (mytisk gestalt)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Veronica Ortenberg
ISBN: 1852853832 1852855320 9781852853839 9781852855321
OCLC Number: 938155839
Description: xv, 336 s., [8] plates -s. : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; 1 Survival and Revival; 2 Gothic Thoughts; 3 Romantic Visions; 4 From Aachen to Maastricht; 5 The Celtic Bandwagon; 6 King Arthur; 7 Medieval Inspirations; 8 Camelot Goes Celluloid; 9 Selling the Middle Ages; 10 Which Middle Ages?; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Veronica Ortenberg.

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'Veronica Ortenberg's unconventional, well-researched book...successfully exposes how the imagined Middle Ages have been appropriated for political, ideological and commercial causes by different Read more...

 
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