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The Fantasy of the Middle Ages: An Epic Journey through Imaginary Medieval Worlds

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From the soaring castles of Sleeping Beauty to the bloody battles of Game of Thrones, from Middle-earth in The Lord of the Rings to mythical beasts in Dungeons & Dragons, and from Medieval Times to the Renaissance Faire, the Middle Ages have inspired artists, playwrights, filmmakers, gamers, and writers for centuries. Indeed, no other historical era has captured the imaginations of so many creators.
This volume aims to uncover the many reasons why the Middle Ages have proven so applicable to a variety of modern moments from the eighteenth through the twenty-first century. These “medieval” worlds are often the perfect ground for exploring contemporary cultural concerns and anxieties, saying much more about the time and place in which they were created than they do about the actual conditions of the medieval period. With over 140 color illustrations, from sources ranging from thirteenth-century illuminated manuscripts to contemporary films and video games, and a preface by Game of Thrones costume designer Michele Clapton, The Fantasy of the Middle Ages will surprise and delight both enthusiasts and scholars.

This title is published to accompany an exhibition on view at the J. Paul Getty Museum at the Getty Center from June 21 to September 11, 2022.

Gyártó: J. Paul Getty Museum
Szállítási díj: 1.669 Ft
Várható szállítás: 2024. június 26.

Paraméterek

ISBN 978-1606067581
Borító Hardcover
Kiadás éve 2022
Kiadó J. Paul Getty Museum
Múzeumi kollekciók Szépművészeti Múzeum
Nyelv English
Oldalszám és illusztrációk 144 pages, illustrated
Szerző Larisa Grollemond, Bryan C. Keene