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The Resource Mastering The game of thrones : essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire, edited by Jes Battis and Susan Johnston

Mastering The game of thrones : essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire, edited by Jes Battis and Susan Johnston

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Mastering The game of thrones : essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire
Title
Mastering The game of thrones
Title remainder
essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire
Statement of responsibility
edited by Jes Battis and Susan Johnston
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Editor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"This volume represents the first sustained scholarly treatment of George R.R. Martin's groundbreaking work, and includes writing by experts involved in the production of the show. The contributors investigate a number of compelling areas, including the mystery of the shape-shifting wargs, the conflict between religions, the origins of the Dothraki language and the sex lives of knights"--
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DLC
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Game of thrones (Television program)
Dewey number
813/.54
Index
index present
LC call number
PS3563.A7239
LC item number
S5935 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1979-
  • 1964-
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  • Battis, Jes
  • Johnston, Susan
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
Martin, George R. R
Label
Mastering The game of thrones : essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire, edited by Jes Battis and Susan Johnston
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: on knowing nothing / Susan Johnston and Jes Battis -- Language and narration. The languages of ice and fire / David J. Peterson -- "Sing for your little life": story, discourse and character / Marc Napolitano -- What maesters knew: narrating knowing / Brian Cowlishaw -- Histories. "Just songs in the end": historical discourses in Shakespeare and Martin / Jessica Walker -- Dividing lines: Frederick Jackson Turner's Western frontier and George R.R. Martin's Northern wall / Michail Zontos -- Philosophies. "All men must serve": religion and free will from The seven to The faceless men / Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow -- "Silk ribbons tied around a sword": knighthood and the chivalric virtues in westeros / Charles H. Hackney -- Bodies. Cursed womb, bulging thighs and bald scalp: George R.R. Martin's grotesque queen / Karin Gresham -- "A thousand bloodstained hands": the malleability of flesh and identity / Beth Kozinsky -- A thousand westerosi plateaus: wargs, wolves and ways of being / T.A. Leederman -- Intimacies. Sex and the citadel: adapting same sex desire from Martin's westeros to HBO's bedrooms / David C. Nel -- Beyond the pale? craster and the pathological reproduction of houses in westeros / Marcel Decoste -- Adaptations. The hand of the artist: fan art in the martinverse / Andrew Howe -- "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies": transmedia textuality and the flows of adaptation / Zoe Shacklock
Control code
1598662
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 297 pages
Isbn
9780786496310
Lccn
2014044427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1598662
  • (OCoLC)897001675
Label
Mastering The game of thrones : essays on George R.R. Martin's A song of ice and fire, edited by Jes Battis and Susan Johnston
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: on knowing nothing / Susan Johnston and Jes Battis -- Language and narration. The languages of ice and fire / David J. Peterson -- "Sing for your little life": story, discourse and character / Marc Napolitano -- What maesters knew: narrating knowing / Brian Cowlishaw -- Histories. "Just songs in the end": historical discourses in Shakespeare and Martin / Jessica Walker -- Dividing lines: Frederick Jackson Turner's Western frontier and George R.R. Martin's Northern wall / Michail Zontos -- Philosophies. "All men must serve": religion and free will from The seven to The faceless men / Ryan Mitchell Wittingslow -- "Silk ribbons tied around a sword": knighthood and the chivalric virtues in westeros / Charles H. Hackney -- Bodies. Cursed womb, bulging thighs and bald scalp: George R.R. Martin's grotesque queen / Karin Gresham -- "A thousand bloodstained hands": the malleability of flesh and identity / Beth Kozinsky -- A thousand westerosi plateaus: wargs, wolves and ways of being / T.A. Leederman -- Intimacies. Sex and the citadel: adapting same sex desire from Martin's westeros to HBO's bedrooms / David C. Nel -- Beyond the pale? craster and the pathological reproduction of houses in westeros / Marcel Decoste -- Adaptations. The hand of the artist: fan art in the martinverse / Andrew Howe -- "A reader lives a thousand lives before he dies": transmedia textuality and the flows of adaptation / Zoe Shacklock
Control code
1598662
Dimensions
23 cm
Extent
ix, 297 pages
Isbn
9780786496310
Lccn
2014044427
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
System control number
  • (Sirsi) 1598662
  • (OCoLC)897001675

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