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Empire of Magic

Medieval Romance and the Politics of Cultural Fantasy

Empire of Magic( )
Author: Heng, Geraldine
ISBN:978-0-231-12526-0
Publication Date:Jul 2003
Publisher:Columbia University Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $95.00
Book Description:

Empire of Magic is expansive in scope, spanning the eleventh to the fifteenth centuries, and detailed in coverage, examining various types of romance-historical, national, popular, chivalric, family, and travel romances, among others-to see how cultural fantasy responds to changing crises, pressures, and demands in a number of different ways. Boldly controversial, theoretically sophisticated, and historically rooted, Empire of Magic is a dramatic restaging of the role...
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Book Details
Pages:536
Detailed Subjects: Literary Criticism / Medieval
Literary Criticism / Subjects & Themes / Politics
Literary Criticism / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.162 x 8.97 x 1.375 Inches
Book Weight:1.861 Pounds



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