Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media

Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media


  • Author : R. Burt
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2016-04-30
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 279
  • ISBN 10 : 9780230614567


Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media Book Description :

Medieval and Early Modern Film and Media contextualizes historical films in an innovative way - not only relating them to the history of cinema, but also to premodern and early modern media. This philological approach to the (pre)history of cinema engages both old media such as scrolls, illuminated manuscripts, the Bayeux Tapestry, and new digital media such as DVDs, HD DVDs, and computers. Burt examines the uncanny repetitions that now fragment films into successively released alternate cuts and extras (footnote tracks, audiocommentaries, and documentaries) that (re)structure and reframe historical films, thereby presenting new challenges to historicist criticism and film theory. With a double focus on recursive narrative frames and the cinematic paratexts of medieval and early modern film, this book calls our attention to strange, sometimes opaque phenomena in film and literary theory that have previously gone unrecognized.

Raped on the Railway a True Story of a Lady Who Was First Ravished and Then Chastised on the Scotch Express

Raped on the Railway a True Story of a Lady Who Was First Ravished and Then Chastised on the Scotch Express


  • Author : Anonymous
  • Publisher :
  • Release Date : 2011-08-01
  • Genre: Fiction
  • Pages : 152
  • ISBN 10 : 0987095684


Raped on the Railway a True Story of a Lady Who Was First Ravished and Then Chastised on the Scotch Express Book Description :

Raped on the Railway is a late-Victorian tale of sex and flagellation. Brandon, a married painter, takes advantage of a young lady on the Scotch Express. Her brother-in-law, who is also on the train, suspects her of consenting to her ravisher's advances and punishes her severely for the perceived slight to his family's honour. First published c. 1899 with the false imprint date 1894, Raped on the Railway was issued, most probably by Charles Carrington in Paris, on hand made paper in a limited edition of 300 copies with wrappers depicting a rape scene. The illustration is signed A. Lambrecht. Adolphe Lambrecht illustrated Carrington's translation of The Mysteries of Verbena House (1882): Les Mysteres de la Maison de la Verveine (1901). A second edition of Raped on the Railway was issued c. 1904. It was also backdated to 1894 but printed on ordinary paper and printed in a limited edition of 500 copies. The author is unknown. Most of the poems, however, are lifted from Aleister Crowley's White Stains, which was published clandestinely, probably by Leonard Smithers, in 1898.Verse excerpts are from Crowley's 'Rondels' [ I ], 'Mathilde, ' 'Ode to Venus Callipyge, ' and 'Ad Lydiam, Ut Secum A Marito Fugeret' [ 5 ]. White Stains, The Mysteries of Verbena House, and Les Mysteres de la Maison de la Verveine are available from Birchgrove Press.

Poor Unfortunate Soul
Score: 4
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Poor Unfortunate Soul


  • Author : Serena Valentino
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2016-07-26
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages : 256
  • ISBN 10 : 9781484725184


Poor Unfortunate Soul Book Description :

The third novel in Serena Valentino's (Fairest of All, Beast Within) "VILLAINS" trilogy, featuring the story of the Little Mermaid from the perspective of the sea witch Ursula

Twelve Years a Slave  Norton Critical Editions

Twelve Years a Slave Norton Critical Editions


  • Author : Solomon Northup
  • Publisher : W. W. Norton & Company
  • Release Date : 2016-12-15
  • Genre: History
  • Pages : 432
  • ISBN 10 : 9780393270129


Twelve Years a Slave Norton Critical Editions Book Description :

This Norton Critical Edition of Solomon Northup’s harrowing autobiography is based on the 1853 first edition. It is accompanied by Henry Louis Gates, Jr. and Kevin Burke’s introduction and detailed explanatory footnotes. The Norton Critical Edition also includes: · The illustrations printed in the original book. · Contemporary sources (1853—62), among them newspaper accounts of Northup’s kidnapping and ordeal and commentary by Frederick Douglass, Harriet Beecher Stowe, and Thomas W. MacMahon. · A Genealogy of Secondary Sources (1880-2015) presenting twenty-four voices spanning three centuries on the memoir’s major themes. Contributors include George Washington Williams, Marion Wilson Starling, Kenneth Stampp, Robert B. Stepto, Trish Loughran, and David Fiske, Clifford W. Brown, Jr., and Rachel Seligman, among others. · The 2013 film adaptation—12 Years a Slave—fully considered, with criticism and major reviews of the film as well as Henry Louis Gates's three interviews with its director, Steve McQueen. · A Chronology and Selected Bibliography.

Movie Medievalism
Score: 5
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Movie Medievalism


  • Author : Nickolas Haydock
  • Publisher : McFarland
  • Release Date : 2014-01-10
  • Genre: Performing Arts
  • Pages : 244
  • ISBN 10 : 9780786451371


Movie Medievalism Book Description :

This work offers a theoretical introduction to the portrayal of medievalism in popular film. Employing the techniques of film criticism and theory, it moves beyond the simple identification of error toward a poetics of this type of film, sensitive to both cinema history and to the role these films play in constructing what the author terms the “medieval imaginary.” The opening two chapters introduce the rapidly burgeoning field of medieval film studies, viewed through the lenses of Lacanian psychoanalysis and the Deleuzian philosophy of the time-image. The first chapter explores how a vast array of films (including both auteur cinema and popular movies) contributes to the modern vision of life in the Middle Ages, while the second is concerned with how time itself functions in cinematic representations of the medieval. The remaining five chapters offer detailed considerations of specific examples of representations of medievalism in recent films, including First Knight, A Knight’s Tale, The Messenger: The Story of Joan of Arc, Kingdom of Heaven, King Arthur, Night Watch, and The Da Vinci Code. The book also surveys important benchmarks in the development of Deleuze’s time-image, from classic examples like Bergman’s The Seventh Seal and Kurosawa’s Kagemusha through contemporary popular cinema, in order to trace how movie medievalism constructs images of the multivalence of time in memory and representation. Instructors considering this book for use in a course may request an examination copy here.

With the 364th Infantry in America  France  and Belgium

With the 364th Infantry in America France and Belgium


  • Author : Bryant Wilson
  • Publisher : Franklin Classics
  • Release Date : 2018-10-13
  • Genre:
  • Pages : 324
  • ISBN 10 : 0342792938


With the 364th Infantry in America France and Belgium Book Description :

This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it. This work is in the public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work. Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. To ensure a quality reading experience, this work has been proofread and republished using a format that seamlessly blends the original graphical elements with text in an easy-to-read typeface. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.

So This is Love
Score: 5
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So This is Love


  • Author : Elizabeth Lim
  • Publisher : Disney Electronic Content
  • Release Date : 2020-04-07
  • Genre: Young Adult Fiction
  • Pages :
  • ISBN 10 : 9781368056564


So This is Love Book Description :

What if Cinderella never tried on the glass slipper? Unable to prove that she's the missing princess, and unable to bear life under Lady Tremaine any longer, Cinderella attempts a fresh start, looking for work at the palace as a seamstress. But when the Grand Duke appoints her to serve under the king's visiting sister, Cinderella becomes witness to a grand conspiracy to take the king—and the prince—out of power, as well as a longstanding prejudice against fairies, including Cinderella's own Fairy Godmother. Faced with questions of love and loyalty to the kingdom, Cinderella must find a way to stop the villains of past and present . . . before it's too late.

The Austin Cookbook

The Austin Cookbook


  • Author : Paula Forbes
  • Publisher : Abrams
  • Release Date : 2018-03-20
  • Genre: Cooking
  • Pages : 240
  • ISBN 10 : 9781683352228


The Austin Cookbook Book Description :

The story of Austin food is equal parts deep Texan traditions and a booming food scene. It is this atmosphere that has fostered some of the hottest restaurants in the country, a lively food truck community, and a renaissance in the most Texan of foods: barbecue. Austin food is also tacos and Tex-Mex, old fashioned Southern cooking, and street food and fine dining, with influences from all over the globe. And above all, it’s a source of intense pride and inspiration for chefs and diners alike. Organized by Austin’s “major food groups”—like barbecue, tacos, and Tex-Mex—The Austin Cookbook explores the roots of Texas food traditions and the restaurants that are reinventing them, revealing the secrets to Bob Armstrong dip, Odd Duck’s sweet potato nachos, East Side King’s beet fries, and of course, smoked brisket that has people lining up to eat it—even in the Texas summer. Part cookbook, part souvenir, and 100 percent love letter, The Austin Cookbook is perfect for proud locals, visitors, and (t)ex-pats.

Once Upon a Time

Once Upon a Time


  • Author :
  • Publisher : Marvel
  • Release Date : 2015-04-14
  • Genre: Comics & Graphic Novels
  • Pages : 112
  • ISBN 10 : 078519116X


Once Upon a Time Book Description :

Return to the immersive world of ABC's hit television series ONCE UPON A TIME with an all-new sequel to the original graphic novel, ONCE UPON A TIME: The Shadow of the Queen. Welcome to the Enchanted Forest, where the characters from classic fairy tales have come to life and are locked in an epic struggle between good and evil! Plott ed by series writer and co-executi ve producer, Kalinda Vazquez, and co-written by returning author Corinna Bechko, the release will tie into official show continuity and dive in to four never-before-told stories of fan favorite characters!