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Empire of Magic Medieval Romance and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy

Author: Geraldine Heng
Publisher: New York Columbia University Press 2012
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
Material Type: Document
Document Type: Book, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Geraldine Heng
ISBN: 9780231125277 0231125275 9780231500678 023150067X
OCLC Number: 1020285573
Awards: Runner-up for First Book Award 2004
Description: 1 online resource (537 Seiten)
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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. This  Read more...
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Heng offers a broad-reaching study of the intellectual and cultural origins of medieval romance... She is especially good at isolating and explaining the historical points of contact between West and Read more...

 
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