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Title Cultural diversity in the British Middle Ages : archipelago, island, England / edited by Jeffrey Jerome Cohen
Published New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (240 pages)
Series New Middle Ages
New Middle Ages (Palgrave (Firm))
Contents Between diaspora and conquest : Norman assimilation in Marie de France's Esope and Petrus Alfonsi's Disciplina clericalis / Suzanne Conklin Akbari -- Reliquia : writing relics in Anglo-Norman Durham / Heather Blurton -- Cultural difference and the meaning of Latinity in Asser's Life of King Alfred / David Townsend -- Green children from another world, or, The archipelago in England / Jeffrey Jerome Cohen -- Beyond British boundaries in the Historia regum Britanniae / Michael Wenthe -- Arthur's two bodies and the bare life of the archives / Kathleen Biddick -- The instructive other within : secularized Jews in the siege of Jerusalem / Randy P. Schiff -- Subversive histories : strategies of identity in Scottish historiography / Katherine Terrell -- Sleeping with an elephant : Wales and England in the Mabinogion / Jon Kenneth Williams -- Chaucer and the war of the maidens / John Ganim -- The signs and location of a flight (or return?) of time : the old English wonders of the East and the Gujarat Massacre / Eileen Joy
Summary Through close readings of both familiar and obscure medieval texts, contributors read England as a single and powerful entity within a vast geopolitical network
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Group identity -- Great Britain -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- Ethnic relations -- History -- To 1500.
Great Britain -- History -- Medieval period, 1066-1485.
Great Britain -- In literature.
Great Britain -- Race relations -- History -- To 1500.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Cohen, Jeffrey Jerome.
LC no. 2008003367
ISBN 0230614124 (electronic bk.)
9780230614123 (electronic bk.)
(alk. paper)