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Pugh, Tison

Race, Class, and Gender in “Medieval” Cinema

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Filming the “other” Middle Ages
Tison Pugh, Lynn T. Ramey

Part I. Multicultural Identities: A Lost Ideal?

2. Once, Present, and Future Kings: Kingdom of Heaven and the Multitemporality of Medieval Film
Arthur Lindley

3. Chahine’s Destiny: Prophetic Nostalgia and the other Middle Ages
Don Hoffman

4. Reversing the Crusades: Hegemony, Orientalism, and Film Language in Youssef Chahine’s Saladin
John M. Ganim

5. Samurai on Shifting Ground: Negotiating the Medieval and the Modern in Seven Samurai and Yojimbo
Randy P. Schiff

Part II. Barbarism and the Medieval other

6. Vikings through the Eyes of an Arab Ethnographer: Constructions of the other in the 13th Warrior
Lynn Shutters

7. Mission Historical, Or “[T]here Were a Hell of a Lot of Knights”: Ethnicity and Alterity in Jerry Bruckheimer’s King Arthur
Caroline Jewers

8. Inner-City Chivalry in Gil Junger’s Black Knight: A South Central Yankee in King Leo’s Court
Laurie A. Finke, Martin B. Shichtman

9. Queering the Medieval Dead: History, Horror, and Masculinity in Sam Raimi’s Evil Dead Trilogy
Tison Pugh

Part III. Romantic Values

10. In Praise of Troubadourism: Creating Community in Occupied France, 1942–43
Lynn T. Ramey

11. Sexing Warrior Women in China’s Martial Arts World: King Hu’s a Touch of Zen
Peter Lorge

12. The Hawk, the Wolf, and the Mouse: Tracing the Gendered other in Richard Donner’s Ladyhawke
Angela Jane Weisl

13. Chaucer’s Man Show: Anachronistic Authority in Brian Helgeland’s a Knight’s Tale
Holly A. Crocker

14. The “other” Women of Sherwood: The Construction of Difference and Gender in Cinematic Treatments of the Robin Hood Legend
Lorraine K. Stock, Candace Gregory-Abbott

Keywords: History, Social History, Cultural History, Ancient History, History of Medieval Europe, Film History, Film and Television Studies

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2007
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
The New Middle Ages
Page amount
237 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230603561
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-53486-9

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