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Epilogue

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Women’s Companion to Mythology (1997), King Arthur’s Enchantresses (2006), The Land of the Green Man (2015) and Winter is Coming (2015), among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Winter is Coming : The Medieval World of Game of Thrones

I.B.Tauris, 2016

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...Unsullied, beware! Serious spoilers ahead!So we return from the farthest eastern shores of the Known World to familiar Westeros, but as ever it’s a Westeros in turmoil. As Tyrion argues:The Seven Kingdoms will never be more ripe...

Introduction: Living Medieval

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...I come from Tolkien’s Middle Earth, lived a neo-medieval past, a child, a young girl, in a world I read about in books – Arthurian stories, half-dreamed, half-forgotten, snippets of folk tales, legends retold in the dark to my sister...

Introduction

Paul B. Sturtevant

Paul B. Sturtevant is an audience research specialist at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, DC. He completed his PhD at the Institute for Medieval Studies at the University of Leeds. He is also the founder and Editor-in-Chief of the very popular collaborative history web-magazine ‘The Public Medievalist’ (http://www.publicmedievalist.com/). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Middle Ages in Popular Imagination : Memory, Film and Medievalism

I.B.Tauris, 2018

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...It is the medieval world. Marauders, pilgrims, and wandering gleemen go about in it. The knight stands at his garden pale, the lady sits at her bower window, and the little foot page carries messages over moss and moor. Marchmen are riding...

Medieval Memes

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Maggie Williams would like to thank her husband, Joe Tarlo, for helping to shape the topic of this chapter.—Modern pop cultural references and Internet memes make great tapestries. (...

Manifesto:Six (Not So) Little Medievalisms

Richard Utz

Richard Utz is chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication at the Georgia Institute of Technology and president of the International Society for the Study of Medievalism. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Medievalism : A Manifesto

Arc Humanities Press, 2017

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...I had been concerned with the problem of Action, the oldest concern of political theory, and what had always troubled me about it was that the very term I adopted for my reflections on the matter, namely, vita activa, was coined by men who...

Afterword

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Women’s Companion to Mythology (1997), King Arthur’s Enchantresses (2006), The Land of the Green Man (2015) and Winter is Coming (2015), among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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All Men Must Die : Power and Passion in Game of Thrones

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Epic traditionally ends either with a (relatively) happy ending or with a strong intimation that the story is ‘to be continued’. The Odyssey finally allows its hero to find his way home to Ithaca, to his wife and son; the Æneid, though...

Introduction

Carolyne Larrington

Carolyne Larrington is Professor of Medieval European Literature at University of Oxford, UK. She is the author of The Women’s Companion to Mythology (1997), King Arthur’s Enchantresses (2006), The Land of the Green Man (2015) and Winter is Coming (2015), among others. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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All Men Must Die : Power and Passion in Game of Thrones

Bloomsbury Academic, 2021

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...Valar morghulis: All men must die is a favourite, fatalistic saying of the people of Essos, traditionally countered by an equal resigned response: valar dohaeris: All men must serve. See Daenerys’s subversion of the stock phrase however...
...The Increasing Ubiquity of digitally enhanced medieval research initiatives serves as testament to the “brave new world” of humanities research in which technological platforms and methodologies are closely integrated with traditional...

Contemporary Neo-Medieval Digital Gaming: An Overview of Genre

Medieval Afterlives in Contemporary Culture

Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

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...Chances are that if a digital game takes place in a fictional high-fantasy world, it carries the trappings of the medieval period: knights and ladies, dragons or other beasties, castles and moors, armour, weapons and tunics. Academics fuss...

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...