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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

Label
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." "Empire of Magic is expansive in scope, spanning the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries, and detailed in coverage, examining various types of romance - historical, national, popular, chivalric, family, and travel romances, among others - to see how cultural fantasy responds to changing crises, pressures, and demands in a number of different ways. Boldy controversial, theoretically sophisticated, and historically rooted, Empire of Magic is a restaging of the role romance played in the culture of a period and world in ways that suggest how cultural fantasy still functions for us today."--Jacket
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heng, Geraldine
Dewey number
820.9/001
Index
index present
LC call number
PR321
LC item number
.H46 2003
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
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
  • Politics and literature
Label
Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50669756
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 521 pages
Isbn
9780231125277
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002034894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Label
Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
50669756
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xii, 521 pages
Isbn
9780231125277
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
2002034894
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n

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