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The Black Middle Ages: race and the construction of the Middle ages

The Black Middle Ages: race and the construction of the Middle ages
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ISBN 3319910884 (hardcover)
9783319910888 (hardcover)
Author Vernon, Matthew X.
Title The Black Middle Ages : race and the construction of the Middle ages / Matthew X. Vernon
Publisher Cham, Switzerland : Palgrave Macmillan, 2018
Physical desc. xiii, 266 pages ; 22 cm.
Series New Middle Ages (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm))
Bibliography etc. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction: Reading out of time: genealogy, African-American literature, and the Middle Ages -- Medieval self-fashioning: the Middle Ages in early African-American scholarship and curricula -- Failed knights and broken narratives: Mark Twain and Charles Chesnutt's Black romance -- History, genealogy, and Gerald of Wales: medieval theories of ethnicity and their afterlives -- Other families: Dryden's theory of congeniality in Dante, Chaucer, and Naylor -- Coda: true and imaginary history in Django unchained.
Subject Literature, Medieval -- History and criticism
Literature, Medieval -- Themes, motives
Literature, Medieval -- Influence
Civilization, Medieval -- Study and teaching
African Americans -- Race identity
African Americans -- Study and teaching
English poetry -- Middle English, 1100-1500 -- Influence
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