The juggler of Notre Dame and the medievalizing of modernity, Vol. 3: The American Middle Ages

"This ambitious and vivid study in six volumes explores the journey of a single, electrifying story, from its first incarnation in a medieval French poem through its prolific rebirth in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. The Juggler of Notre Dame tells how an entertainer abandons the world...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Ziolkowski, Jan M.
Format: eBook
Published: Cambridge, UK Open Book Publisher 2018, 2018
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Collection: JSTOR Open Access Books - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Gothic Landscaping: Picturesque PerfectTrees as Nature's Cathedrals; Collegiate Gothic Havens; Ivy League and Ivory Tower; 6. Point Taken: Gothic Modernism and the Modern Middle Ages; The Origins of Gothic Skyscrapers: Top That; The Cathedral of Commerce; The Tribune Tower; Giving Gothic: John D. Rockefeller Jr.; "Not a Cathedral-Building Age" and Thorstein Veblen; Seeing Chicago in Gray and White; Hooting at Yale Gothic; World War I and Modernism; Notes; Notes to Chapter 1; Notes to Chapter 2; Notes to Chapter 3; Notes to Chapter 4; Notes to Chapter 5; Notes to Chapter 6; Bibliography
  • Intro; Contents; Note to the Reader; 1. The Tumbling Worlds of Henry Adams; Adams Family; Great Scott! Sir Walter; Gothic Harvard; Photographic Memory; Reluctant Professor; Five of Hearts; Self-Made Medievalist; 2. Our Lady's Tumbler in Mont Saint Michel and Chartres; The Nature of the Book; Madonna of Medieval France, La Dona of Washington; Universal Exposition of 1900; Old Paris; Dynamo and Virgin Suicide; Henry Adams as Jongleur; Unity and Multiplicity; Medievalist Dream of a Dying DC Dynasty?; 3. Britain and the Making of the American Middle Ages; The Goth Side of Washington
  • Goths and the Meanings of Gothic(k)John Ruskin and William Morris; Richardsonian Romanesque; Saint John the Divine and Trinity Church; Cathedral Culture; Kenneth Clark; 4. The Boston Bohemians; Our Lady's Tumbler in Boston Bohemia; Charles Eliot Norton; The Knight Errant and Copeland & Day; Fred Holland Day; Ralph Adams Cram, Great Goth Almighty; Americanized Middle Ages; 5. The Rise of Collegiate Gothic; American Gothic Colleges: Ogive Talking; F. Scott Fitzgerald and the Gothic Jazz Age; Late Collegiate Gothic at Duke and Rhodes; Cathedrals of Learning
  • Includes bibliographical references (page 447) and index