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Conan meets the academy : multidisciplinary essays on the enduring barbarian

Author: Jonas Prida
Publisher: Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, [2013]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This collection offers the first scholarly investigation of Conan, from Howard's early stories, through mid-century novels and Schwarzenegger's iconic films, to the 2011 remake. Drawing on disciplines such as stylometry, archeology, cultural studies, folklore studies, and literary history, the essays examine statistical analyses of Conan texts, the literary genesis of Conan, parodies, Conan video games, and  Read more...
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Named Person: Robert E Howard; Conan, (Fictitious character); Robert E Howard; Conan, (Fictitious character); Robert Ervin Howard; Robert E Howard
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jonas Prida
ISBN: 9780786461523 0786461527
OCLC Number: 818865824
Description: vii, 216 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Responsibility: edited by Jonas Prida.

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"This collection offers the first scholarly investigation of Conan, from Howard's early stories, through mid-century novels and Schwarzenegger's iconic films, to the 2011 remake. Drawing on disciplines such as stylometry, archeology, cultural studies, folklore studies, and literary history, the essays examine statistical analyses of Conan texts, the literary genesis of Conan, parodies, Conan video games, and more"--Provided by publisher.

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"takes a variety of approaches to the topic, including archaeology, cultural studies, folklore, and literary history"--Communication Booknotes Quarterly; "this collection of 10 essays explores Robert Read more...

 
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