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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...

Religion, Ritual and Myth

A Cultural History of Tragedy In The Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...You sometimes hear that tragedy disappeared from the Middle Ages because Christian theology could not handle the austerity of its premise: “the best of all things is something entirely outside your grasp,” went the unthinkable dictum. “Not...

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

Book chapter

...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...

Gender and Sexuality

A Cultural History of Tragedy In The Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...Long after classical tragedies had ceased to be performed in Western Europe, the notion of tragedy survived in the memory of late antique and medieval clerics. In the seventh century, the encyclopedist Isidore of Seville wrote, “Comedians...

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...

Introduction

A Cultural History of Tragedy In The Middle Ages

Bloomsbury Academic, 2020

Book chapter

...J. Anouilh, Antigone, trans. Lewis Galantière (New York and London: Methuen Drama, 1960), 34.The machine is in perfect order; it has been oiled since time began, and it runs without friction. Death, treason, and sorrow are on the march...

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

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...