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An unwitting return to the medieval: postmodern literary experiments and middle english textuality

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Scholarship on postmodern literary experiments tends to hail modes of textuality that deviate from the contemporary norm of the printed page and the codex as new and revolutionary. But such attitudes to emergent literary forms fail to recognise medieval precursors to these apparently new developments. Indeed, regarding these works as an experimental—and therefore novel—aspect of (post)modern literary production contributes to a larger trend, ultimately a funct...

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Peer reviewed

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10.1007/s11061-015-9446-4

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Division:
College Only
Oxford college:
St Hilda's College
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Publisher:
Springer Publisher's website
Journal:
Neophilologus Journal website
Volume:
100
Issue:
2
Pages:
335-344
Publication date:
2015-08-04
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EISSN:
1572-8668
ISSN:
0028-2677
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581876
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2017-03-29

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