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Movie medievalism : the imaginary Middle Ages / Nickolas Haydock.

Author/Creator:
Haydock, Nickolas.
Publication:
Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008.
Format/Description:
Book
ix, 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Subjects:
Middle Ages in motion pictures.
Summary:
"The work introduces rapidly burgeoning field of medieval film studies; explores how a vast array of films contributes to the modern vision of life in the Middle Ages; is concerned with how time itself functions in cinematic representations of the medieval; and offers detailed considerations of specific examples of representations of medievalism in recent films"--Provided by publisher.
Contents:
The medieval imaginary
Time machines
The waywardness of cinematic pastiche in First knight and A knight's tale
Shooting the messenger : Luc Besson at war with Joan of Arc
Theaters of war : paracinematic returns to the Kingdom of heaven
Digital divagations in a hyperreal Camelot : Antoine Fuqua's King Arthur
Postmedieval paranoia : the new Middle Ages of Night watch and The Da Vinci code.
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-228) and index.
Local notes:
Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
Contributor:
Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
ISBN:
9780786434435 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786434430 (softcover : alk. paper)
OCLC:
191866015
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