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- Palgrave Macmillan 2012; US$ 95.00
This collection examines the intersection between the products of the Disney Corporation and popular culture's fascination with the Middle Ages. The contributors explores Disney's accounts of the Middle Ages and their political and cultural ramifications, analyzing how these re-creations of a fairy-tale past function in modern society. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 48.95
Innocence, Heterosexuality, and the Queerness of Children?s Literature examines distinguished classics of children?s literature both old and new?including L. Frank Baum?s Oz books, Laura Ingalls Wilder?s Little House series, J. K. Rowling?s Harry Potter novels, Lemony Snicket?s A Series of Unfortunate Events , and Stephenie Meyer?s Twilight... more...
- University Press of Florida 2013; US$ 69.95
Geoffrey Chaucer is widely considered the father of English literature. This introduction begins with a review of his life and the cultural milieu of fourteenth-century England and then expands into analyses of such major works as The Parliament of Fowls, Troilus and Criseyde, and, of course, the Canterbury Tales, examining them alongside a selection... more...
- LSU Press 2016; US$ 38.00
The tragic sentiment of Southern literature and its heteronormative perspective are foundational attributes generally accepted by both popular and scholarly audiences. Yet a pantheon of great authors ranging from like Tennessee Williams, Carson McCullers, and Truman Capote to present-day voices of Alice Walker, John Waters, and David Sedaris, collectively... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 42.50
For the U.S. South, the myth of chivalric masculinity dominates the cultural and historical landscape. Visions of white southern men as archetypes of honor and gentility run throughout regional narratives with little regard for the actions and, at times, the atrocities committed by such men. In Queer Chivalry, Tison Pugh exposes the inherent contradictions... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00
This book exposes the ways in which ostensibly normative sexualities depend upon queerness to shore up their claims of privilege. Through readings of such classic texts as The Canterbury Tales and Eger and Grime , Tison Pugh explains how sexual normativity can often be claimed only after queerness has been rejected. more...
- University of Georgia Press 2014; US$ 28.95
Truman Capote once remarked, "My primary thing is that Im a prose writer. I dont think film is the greatest living thing"; nonetheless, his legacy is in many ways defined by his complex relationship with cinema, Hollywood, and celebrity itself. In Truman Capote: A Literary Life at the Movies , Tison Pugh explores the author and... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 37.95
From King Arthur and Robin Hood, through to video games and jousting-themed restaurants, medieval culture continues to surround us and has retained a strong influence on literature and culture throughout the ages. This fascinating and illuminating guide is written by two of the leading contemporary scholars of medieval literature, and explores: ... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2008; US$ 90.00
New studies of the problem of medieval masculinity, and Chaucer's treatment of it. more...