Movie medievalism : the imaginary Middle Ages / Nickolas Haydock.
- Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008.
ix, 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
- Middle Ages in motion pictures.
- "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.
- The medieval imaginary
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.
- Includes bibliographical references (p. -228) and index.
- Local notes:
- Acquired for the Penn Libraries with assistance from the Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
- Constance L. Rosenthal Book Fund.
- 9780786434435 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786434430 (softcover : alk. paper)
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