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
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Heng, Geraldine
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
Label
Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-498) and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 521 p.
Isbn
9780231125277
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
20020348 94
System control number
(OCoLC)50669756
Label
Empire of magic : medieval romance and the politics of cultural fantasy, Geraldine Heng
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [467]-498) and index
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
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xii, 521 p.
Isbn
9780231125277
Isbn Type
(paper : alk. paper)
Lccn
20020348 94
System control number
(OCoLC)50669756

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