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The Dunsoete Agreement and daily life in the Welsh borderlands
Lindy Brady

overkingship in the seventh century’, Midland History 30 (2005): 1–19; H.  P.  R. Finberg, ‘Mercians and Welsh’, in Lucerna – Studies of Some Problems in the Early History of England (London, 1964): 66–82; and Nicholas Brooks, ‘The formation of the Mercian kingdom’, in The Origins of Anglo-Saxon Kingdoms, ed. Bassett, 159–70. 41 For overviews of postcolonial approaches to the Middle Ages, see Gabrielle M. Spiegel, ‘Épater les médiévistes’, History and Theory 39 (2000): 243–50, Margreta de Grazia, ‘The modern divide: from either side’, Journal of Medieval and Early Modern

in Writing the Welsh borderlands in Anglo-Saxon England
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Joshua Davies

temporal complexities of cultural production and subject formation. So while the methodology of this book is defined by historicist readings of the texts with which I work, this book is also a study of untimeliness, an investigation of cultural productions bereft of their original context. The line drawn between the Middle Ages and modernity carries great cultural significance. For some critics it marks the birth of the individual,2 for others the birth of the nation,3 for some the beginning of historical consciousness.4 As Margreta de Grazia writes, there is an

in Visions and ruins
Joshua Davies

one or other of the Plantagenet kings (it matters little which) and its gothic design may be richly decorated but is decidedly less modern (and therefore less important) than the Monument’s Roman Doric column. To use Margreta de Grazia’s language, Freud’s mistake reveals ‘the exceptional force of that secular divide’ between medieval and modern that ‘determines nothing less than relevance’.3 It reveals Freud’s faith in this divide but also indicates the frequent difficulty of identifying the medieval. For medieval culture has been so variously reused, reappropriated

in Visions and ruins
James Paz

For a lively re-​examination of anthropomorphism, see also Lorraine Daston and Greg Mitman (eds), Thinking with Animals:  New Perspectives on Anthropomorphism (New  York:  Columbia University Press, 2005). 3 See especially Bennett, Vibrant Matter. 4 I draw upon Hodder, Entangled, pp.  4–​ 5. Cf. Gilles Deleuze and Félix Guattari, A Thousand Plateaus, trans. B. Massumi (London: Continuum, 2004). 5 See, for example, Margreta De Grazia, Maureen Quilligan and Peter Stallybrass (eds), Subject and Object in Renaissance Culture (Cambridge:  Cambridge University Press

in Nonhuman voices in Anglo-Saxon literature and material culture