Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture by Stephanie Trigg
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Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture
By Stephanie Trigg

Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture

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Medievalism and the Gothic in Australian Culture by Stephanie Trigg

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This collection opens up a new field of academic and general interest: Australian medievalism. That is, the heritage and continuing influence of medieval and gothic themes, ideas and cultural practices. Geographically removed from Europe, and distinguished by its eighteenth-century colonial settlement, Australia is a fascinating testing-ground on which to explore the cultural residues of medieval and gothic tradition. These traditions take a distinctive form, once they have been 'transported' to a different topographical setting, and a cultural context whose relationship with Europe has always been dynamic and troubled. Early colonists attempted to make the unfamiliar landscape of Australia familiar by inscribing it with European traditions: since then, a diverse range of responses and attitudes to the medieval and gothic past have been played out in Australian culture, from traditional forms of historical reconstruction through to playful postmodernist pastiche. These essays examine the early narratives of Australian 'discovery' and the settlement of what was perceived as a hostile, gothic environment; exercises of medieval revivalism and association consonant

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780522852479
ISBN-10: 0522852475
Format: Paperback
(241mm x 161mm x 21mm)
Pages: 326
Imprint: Melbourne University Press
Publisher: Melbourne University Press
Publish Date: 1-Mar-2006
Country of Publication: Australia

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