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The vitality of the dead in medieval cultures

Gordon, Stephen ORCID: 2022. The vitality of the dead in medieval cultures. Journal of Medieval History 48 (2) , pp. 155-165. 10.1080/03044181.2022.2049516

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This article provides an overview of the current state of research into the dead and undead in the European Middle Ages. Looking at the theoretical frameworks that underpin modern scholarship on the topic, as well the key publications that have steered academic investigations on death and dying into exciting new arenas, this introduction highlights the myriad ways in which the traumas of death were conceptualised in pre-modern textual traditions.

Item Type: Article
Date Type: Published Online
Status: Published
Schools: English, Communication and Philosophy
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
ISSN: 0304-4181
Date of First Compliant Deposit: 27 March 2023
Date of Acceptance: 25 February 2022
Last Modified: 26 Aug 2023 17:16

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