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Medieval afterlives in contemporary culture

Author: Gail Ashton
Publisher: London Bloomsbury Academic 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Paperback editionView all editions and formats

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Genre/Form: Aufsatzsammlung
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
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Erscheint auch als:
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Gail Ashton
ISBN: 9781350021617 135002161X 9781441129604 144112960X
OCLC Number: 1011417677
Description: vii, 353 Seiten : Illustrationen
Contents: Acknowledgements Introduction: Living Medieval Gail Ashton I: True to Life: in the performance 1.Spamalot: Lovingly Ripping Off / Ripping On the Establishment Jeff Massey and Brian Cogan 2. Medievalisms in Contemporary Opera Robert Sturges 3. Medieval religious plays in England: afterlives and new lives through performance Margaret Rogerson 4. Staging Chaucer: Mike Poulton and the Royal Shakespeare Company's Chaucer's The Canterbury Tales Sarah Peverley 5. You Can't Do This to Disney! Popular Medievalisms in the Classroom Meriem Pages 6. Medieval Times: Tournaments and Jousting in Twenty-first Century North America Elizabeth Emery II: To Turn You On: the pleasures of texts- film, TV, gaming 7. From Anglo-Saxon to Angelina: Adapting Beowulf for Film Stewart Brookes 8. Contemporary Neomedieval Digital Gaming: An Overview of Genres Daniel T. Kline 9. Survey of 21st `Medieval' Film Lesley Coote 10. `Camelot must come before all else': Fantasy and family in the BBC Merlin Philippa Semper 11. Electronic Tolkien: Characterization in Film and Video Games Carol L. Robinson 12. Chaucer in a (Television) Box: The BBC Canterbury Tales (2003) Kathleen Coyne Kelly III: More Than This: reimagings and reappropriations 13. Global Chaucers Candace Barrington and Jonathan Hsy 14. Silence in the Library?-Medievalist Poetry Shout-Out Gail Ashton 15. Coming of Age in the Middle Ages: The Quest for Identity in Medieval Novels for Young Adults Angela Jane Weisl 16. Australian Medievalism: Time and Paradox Louise D'Arcens 17. Julian of Norwich and Margery Kempe as Contemporary Cult Figures Fiona Tolhurst 18. Conjuring the Ghosts of Camelot: Tintagel and the Medievalism of Heritage Tourism Laurie A. Finke and Susan Aronstein IV: Avalon:icons and artefacts 19. Medievalism and Heroism in Arthurian Literature for Young People Ann F. Howey 20. New Age and Neopagan Medievalisms Karolyn Kinane 21. 21st-Century Templar Cory James Rushton 22. Malory's Afterlives in Contemporary Culture Raluca L. Radulescu 23. `We Are Robin Hood': The Outlaw Tradition in Contemporary Popular Culture Rob Gossedge 24. Harry Potter and Medievalism Renee Ward V: The Space Between: new media and fandom 25. Social Networking, Participatory Culture, and the Fandom World of Harry Potter Amanda K. Allen 26. `Nightcrawler's Inferno' and other Hellish Tales: Comics Adaptations of Dante Jason Tondro 27. From Camelot to Kaamelott: The Arthurian Legend in British, American and French Comics Daniel Nastali 28. Afterlives of Medieval Manuscripts Wendy Scase 29. Medieval Memes Maggie M. Williams and Lauren C. Razzore Notes on Contributors Select Bibliography Index
Responsibility: edited by Gail Ashton.


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Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture represents a second masterful effort of editor Gail Ashton to grow the literature surrounding `medievalisms' ... This makes for a serious, but enjoyable Read more...

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