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Hollywood in the Holy Land : essays on film depictions of the Crusades and Christian-Muslim clashes

Nickolas Haydock; Edward L. Risden 1957-

c2009

Available at UDM McNichols Campus Library  UDM McNichols Library Stacks  (PN 1995.9 .M52 H65 2009 )()

  • Title:
    Hollywood in the Holy Land : essays on film depictions of the Crusades and Christian-Muslim clashes
  • Author: Nickolas Haydock; Edward L. Risden 1957-
  • Description: "The unseen cross upon the breast" : medievalism, orientalism, and discontent / Nickolas Haydock -- Framing the West, staging the East : set design, location, and landscape in cinematic medievalism / John M. Ganim -- Homeland security : northern Crusades through the East-European eyes of Alexander Nevsky and the Nevsky tradition / Nickolas Haydock -- Now starring in the Third Crusade : depictions of Richard I and Saladin in films and television series / Lorraine Kochanske Stock -- SaladiNasser : Nasser's political crusade in El naser salah ad-din / Paul B. Sturtevant -- "La geste que Turoldus declinet" : history and authorship in Frank Cassenti's Chanson de Roland / Lynn Ramey -- Agenda layered upon agenda : Anthony Mann's 1961 film El Cid / Kevin J. Harty -- El Cid : defeat of the Cresentade / Tom Shippey -- Nobody but the other buddy : Hollywood, the Crusades, and buddy pictures / E.L. Risden -- Medieval times : bodily temporalities in The thief of Bagdad (1924), The thief of Bagdad (1940), and Aladdin (1992) / Kathleen Coyne Kelly -- Chivalric conspiracies : Templar romance and the redemption of history in National treasure and The Da Vinci code / Susan Aronstein and Robert Torry -- On the border : merging East and West in Cadfael's twelfth-century Shropshire / William F. Hodapp -- Movie millenarianism : Left behind, Script/ure and the sleeping dragon / Christopher Powers -- Resisting Manichean delirium / E.L. Risden.
    "An exciting new work in the burgeoning field of movie medievalism, this collection of essays focuses on film representations of the Crusades, other medieval East/West encounters, and the modern inheritance of encounters between orientalist fantasy and apocalyptic conspiracy. The essays themselves make substantial contributions to our understanding of orientalist medievalism in film"--Provided by publisher.
  • Local Note: acq2009com
  • Publication Date: c2009
  • Publisher: Jefferson, N.C. : McFarland
  • Format: viii, 311 p. : ill ; 23 cm.
  • Identifier: ISBN 9780786441563 (pbk. : alk. paper);ISBN 0786441569 (pbk. : alk. paper)
  • Subjects: Middle Ages in motion pictures; Crusades in motion pictures; East and West in motion pictures
  • Language: English
  • Source: 01DAL UDM ALMA

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