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Digital storytelling

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

Book chapter

...COSCH Case Study that has employed this method: White BastionFrom early mankind people have communicated through storytelling. Throughout history the concept has remained the same, but the tools and methods have changed with time. People...

Survey of Twenty-First Century ‘Medieval’ Film

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Tales of Fantasy and Romance A neo-medieval setting, for a twenty-first-century audience, usually summons up the idea of fantasy. The far past is a kind of ‘third space’ in which we can ask...

Technologies of Performance

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...The eighth pageant of the York Corpus Christi play opens with God asking Noah to use his skill to build an ark. It is a commission that Noah initially refuses given his age, but then at God’s insistence he agrees to construct the vessel...

Institutional Frameworks

A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...In the medieval history of theatre, we might expect institutions to function as static and monolithic structures. But a more apt figure for the medieval institution would be a phrase of movement, complex and patterned: in essence...

Harry Potter and Medievalism

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Harry Potter Culture and Medievalism In the twenty-first century, J. K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series exists as part of a fully fledged multimedia and material culture, one that participates...

Medievalisms in Contemporary Opera

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Opera has a long and important history of medievalism. The major repertory operas composed in the nineteenth century regularly used medieval subjects, literary or historical, as the basis for their plots, and the late nineteenth-century...

Introduction: Medieval Theatre Makes History

Jody Enders

Jody Enders is Professor of French and Theater at University of California, Santa Barbara, USA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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A Cultural History of Theatre in the Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

Book chapter

...Imagine that the year is 1350. Slowly but surely, feudal lordships have given way to burgeoning urbanization; the Crusades are over but their legacy lives on; a shift in Japanese political power moves the shoguns to Kyoto; Ottoman Turks...

The BBC Canterbury Tales (2003)

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...Chaucer in a (Television) BoxBBC1, in keeping with a long tradition of popularizing Chaucer first on radio and then on television, For a general discussion of Chaucer on BBC radio and television, see Steve Ellis (2000), Chaucer...

From Anglo-Saxon to Angelina: Adapting Beowulf for Film

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...With thanks to Ben Sovin, comrade-in-arms through Beowulf films, and Louise Sylvester, for noticing an ‘actual’ dragon. Written around the year 1000, the Old English poem Beowulf is to English...

Medieval Times: Tournaments and Jousting in Twenty-First-Century North America

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

Book chapter

...From the water jousts of southern France to Dutch ringrijden (tilting at rings) and tournament re-enactments held in medieval villages, various forms of jousting and tournament pageantry continue to feature prominently in heritage...