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Digital storytelling

Digital Techniques for Documenting and Preserving Cultural Heritage

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...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...

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...

Survey of Twenty-First Century ‘Medieval’ Film

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...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

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...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...

Medievalisms in Contemporary Opera

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...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

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...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...

Australian Medievalism: Time and Paradox

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Medievalism in colonial and former colonial societies is a paradoxical phenomenon. It produces, sometimes mischievously, sometimes anxiously, the traces of an impossible history. The many reconstructions and citations of the Middle Ages...

You Can’t Do This to Disney! Popular Medievalisms in the Classroom

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...A long time ago, when I had just embarked on my study of the Middle Ages, I asked a fellow graduate student what had first awoken his passion for the medieval. Sheepishly, he answered that it was Dungeons and Dragons (1974–). Tit for tat, I...

Dante and Guido Cavalcanti

Barbara Reynolds

Barbara Reynolds is one of the world's best known Dante scholars. She completed the Penguin translation of Paradiso after the death of Dorothy L Sayers. She also translated Dante's early work La Vita Nuova and Ariosto's Orlando Furioso. In addition, she has written a biography of Dorothy L Sayers and edited The Cambridge Itallan Dictionary. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Dante : The Poet, the Thinker, the Man

I.B.Tauris, 2006

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...Dante’s first book, La Vita Nuova, written between 1292 and 1294, was the direct outcome of his friendship with Guido Cavalcanti. A treatise by a poet, written for poets, on the art of poetry, it is composed of a selection of Dante’s early...