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Imagining the Pagan Past
Language: en
Pages: 262
Authors: Marion Gibson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

Imagining the Pagan Past explores stories of Britain’s pagan history. These tales have been characterised by gods and fairies, folklore and magic. They have had an uncomfortable relationship with the scholarly world; often being seen as historically dubious, self-indulgent romance and, worse, encouraging tribal and nationalistic feelings or challenging church
Understanding Celtic Religion
Language: en
Pages: 240
Authors: Marion Gibson
Categories: Religion
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-11-20 - Publisher: University of Wales Press

Although it has long been acknowledged that the early Irish literary corpus preserves both pre-Christian and Christian elements, the challenges involved in the understanding of these different strata have not been subjected to critical examination. This volume draws attention to the importance of reconsidering the relationship between religion and mythology,
The Militant Middle Ages
Language: en
Pages: 296
Authors: Tommaso di Carpegna Falconieri
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-11-04 - Publisher: BRILL

In The Militant Middle Ages Tommaso di Carpegna Falconieri delves into common perceptions of the Middle Ages and how these views shape current political contexts, offering a new lens for scrutinizing contemporary society through its instrumentalization of the medieval past.
Imagining the Pagan Past
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Marion Gibson
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013 - Publisher: Routledge

Imagining the Pagan Past explores stories of Britain’s pagan history. These tales have been characterised by gods and fairies, folklore and magic. They have had an uncomfortable relationship with the scholarly world; often being seen as historically dubious, self-indulgent romance and, worse, encouraging tribal and nationalistic feelings or challenging church
Locating the Gothic in British Modernity
Language: en
Pages: 257
Authors: Sam Wiseman
Categories: Electronic books
Type: BOOK - Published: 2019-07-31 - Publisher: Liverpool University Press

This study considers how British literature from the late-Victorian era to the 1930s draws upon Gothic and supernatural narrative and imagery in its representations of place, whether metropolitan, suburban or rural; it argues that this period of dramatic socio-cultural change is shadowed by a corresponding evolution in Gothic literary representation.