Shedding Light in the Darkness of Our Historical Imaginations
Eleanor Janega writes light into the “Dark Ages,” which weren’t all that dark, in a review of Matthew Gabriele and David M. Perry’s latest historical production....
Eleanor Janega is a medieval historian teaching at the London School of Economics. Her work has appeared in outlets including The Washington Post, BBC History, and The Times Literary Supplement. She is the author of The Middle Ages: A Graphic History, as well as The Once and Future Sex forthcoming with W.W. Norton. Eleanor also hosts the Going Medieval series on HistoryHit.