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The Resource Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng

Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng

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Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy
Title
Empire of magic
Title remainder
medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy
Statement of responsibility
Geraldine Heng
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Empire of Magic offers a genesis and genealogy for medieval romance and the King Arthur legend through the history of Europe's encounters with the East in crusades, travel, missionizing, and empire formation. It also produces definitions of ""race"" and ""nation"" for the medieval period and posits that the Middle Ages and medieval fantasies of race and religion have recently returned. Drawing on feminist and gender theory, as well as cultural analyses of race, class, and colonialism, this provocative book revises our understanding of the beginnings of the nine hundred-year-old cul
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heng, Geraldine
Dewey number
820.9/001
Index
index present
LC call number
PR321
LC item number
.H46 2003eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Romances, English
  • English literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Literature and society
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Crusades in literature
  • Culture in literature
  • Magic in literature
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • LITERARY CRITICISM
  • Civilization, Medieval, in literature
  • Crusades in literature
  • Culture in literature
  • English literature
  • Imperialism in literature
  • Literature and society
  • Magic in literature
  • Politics and literature
  • Romances, English
  • England
Label
Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-498) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: In the beginning was romance ... -- Cannibalism, the First Crusade, and the genesis of medieval romance: Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the kings of Britain -- The romance of England: Richard Coer de Lyon and the politics of race, religion, sexuality, and nation -- Warring against modernity: masculinity and chivalry in crisis; or, the alliterative Morte Arthure's romance anatomy of the Crusades -- Beauty and the East, a modern love story: women, children, and imagined communities in The man of law's tale and its others -- Eye on the world: Mandeville's pleasure zones; or, cartography, anthropology, and medieval travel romance
Control code
53118680
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 521 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231500678
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgr6w7
  • 3acde871-1c2c-4017-bb28-f3b1e217f9d4
Publisher number
EB00639054
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53118680
Label
Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 467-498) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: In the beginning was romance ... -- Cannibalism, the First Crusade, and the genesis of medieval romance: Geoffrey of Monmouth's History of the kings of Britain -- The romance of England: Richard Coer de Lyon and the politics of race, religion, sexuality, and nation -- Warring against modernity: masculinity and chivalry in crisis; or, the alliterative Morte Arthure's romance anatomy of the Crusades -- Beauty and the East, a modern love story: women, children, and imagined communities in The man of law's tale and its others -- Eye on the world: Mandeville's pleasure zones; or, cartography, anthropology, and medieval travel romance
Control code
53118680
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xii, 521 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780231500678
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
  • 22573/cttgr6w7
  • 3acde871-1c2c-4017-bb28-f3b1e217f9d4
Publisher number
EB00639054
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)53118680

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