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Author Haydock, Nickolas.

Title Movie medievalism : the imaginary Middle Ages / Nickolas Haydock.

Imprint Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland, c2008.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 1st Floor    791.43 HAY    Available
Description ix, 234 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 221-228) and index.
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.
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.
Subject Middle Ages in motion pictures.
ISBN 9780786434435 (softcover : alk. paper)
0786434430 (softcover : alk. paper)

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