Empires of the Imagination: A Critical Survey of Fantasy Cinema from Georges Melies to the Lord of the Rings

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The warlocks and ghosts of fantasy film haunt our popular culture, but the genre has too long been ignored by critics. This comprehensive critical survey of fantasy cinema demonstrates that the fantasy genre amounts to more than escapism. Through a meticulously researched analysis of more than a century of fantasy pictures--from the seminal work of Georges M???li???s to Peter Jackson's recent tours of Middle-earth--the work identifies narrative strategies and their recurring components and studies patterns of challenge and ...

Empires of the Imagination: A Critical Survey of Fantasy Cinema from Georges Méliès to the Lord of the Rings 2005, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9780786423248

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