medieval mode

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Synonyms for medieval mode

any of a system of modes used in Gregorian chants up until 1600

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The book's title, Gothic for the Steam Age, refers primarily to Scott's application of medieval modes to multiple modern needs, but also resonates with the fact that his extensive practice was facilitated by the national rail network that permitted him to use his journey time for writing books.
00--This book is the third in a trilogy by Dupre, which examines the emergence and development of modernity, in as far as we consider it a stage radically separated by a "caesura" from Ancient and Medieval modes of thinking and of living.
What was the impact of medieval modes of creativity on his imaginative writing?
What I would like to explore here is the affinities between medieval modes of conceptualizing anomolous bodies: on one hand, the creature bodies of the bestiaries, and on the other, the paradoxical body of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Watch and ward system is poor due to shortage of staff and still the medieval modes of fire extinguishing like use of leather water bags, are in vogue.
The way in which he unwinds the literate/illiterate dichotomy into a dynamic range of 'registers'--literate, semi-literate, semi-illiterate and illiterate, between which individuals move across time and between different activities--has real potential to facilitate understanding medieval modes of literacy and communication generally.
The queer cultural theorist, Mills argues, is able to posit points of contact between modern and medieval modes of 'construction of selves and communities', bridging the divides of historical remoteness and cultural difference (19).
Each essay that comprises the collection is in itself an important insight into medieval modes of perception.