March 2019

The Manifesto, Received

Contents 1. Who read the Manifesto? 2. Who reviewed the Manifesto? 3. Would I write a different Manifesto if I wrote it now? 4. Down with the drawbridges! 5. Up with public-facing scholarship! It’s been a little over one year that Medievalism: A Manifesto was published as the inaugural volume in the ARC Humanities Press series PastImperfect, and it’s been a fascinating ride. My own horizon of expectations had been one of optimistic curiosity. I knew the time was right for me to publish an essailike the Manifesto, but I was (in aenigmate) aware that, when sending the manuscript off to...

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