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Medieval film

Title
Medieval film / edited by Anke Bernau and Bettina Bildhauer.
Format
Book
Edition
Pbk. ed.
Published
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press ; New York : Distributed in the United States exclusively by Palgrave Macmillan, 2011, c2009.
Description
viii, 241 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
URL
<Publisher description> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1005/2009517946-d.html <Table of contents only> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1005/2009517946-t.html <Contributor biographical information> http://catdir.loc.gov/catdir/enhancements/fy1005/2009517946-b.html
Other contributors
Bernau, Anke. Bildhauer, Bettina.
Notes
"Some of the chapters ... were originally given as papers at a conference on The Middle Ages on Film held at the University of St Andrews in July 2005."--Acknowledgements. Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]-228) and index.
Contents
  • Introduction : the a-chronology of medieval film / Bettina Bildhauer and Anke Bernau
  • Cinematic authenticity - effects and medieval art : a paradox / Sarah Salih
  • Forward into the past : film theory's foundation in medievalism / Bettina Bildhauer
  • A time of translation : linguistic difference and cinematic medievalism / Carol O'Sullivan
  • 'Poison to the infant, but tonic to the man' : timing The birth of a nation / Anke Bernau
  • The medieval imaginary in Italian films / Marcia Landy
  • Toward a theory of medieval film music / Alison Tara Walker
  • Border skirmishes : weaving around the Bayeux Tapestry and cinema in Robin Hood : prince of thieves and El Cid / Richard Burt
  • Medieval noir : anatomy of a metaphor / John M. Ganim
  • 'Medievalism,' the period film and the British past in contemporary cinema / Andrew Higson
  • Further reading / Bettina Bildhauer.
Summary
This title explores theoretical questions about the ideological, artistic, emotional and financial investments in cinematic renditions of the medieval period.
Subject headings
Middle Ages in motion pictures--Congresses. Historical films--History and criticism--Congresses.
ISBN
9780719086472 (pbk.) 0719086477 (pbk.) 9780719077029 0719077028

Holdings

Library
South Bend - Schurz Library
Call Number
PN1995.9.M52 M43 2011
Location
Stacks
Floor
5th Floor
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