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Medieval fantasy as performance

Michael A. Cramer

Medieval fantasy as performance

the Society for Creative Anachronism and the current Middle Ages

by Michael A. Cramer

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Published by Scarecrow Press in Lanham, Md .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementMichael A. Cramer
Classifications
LC ClassificationsD117 .C74 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 200 p. :
Number of Pages200
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24419024M
ISBN 109780810869950, 9780810869967
LC Control Number2009032089
OCLC/WorldCa431933932

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In this book, Michael Cramer views the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), an organization that studies and recreates the middle ages, as a case study for a growing fascination with medieval fantasy in popular culture/5. In this book, Michael Cramer views the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), an organization that studies and recreates the middle ages, as a case study for a growing fascination with medieval fantasy in popular culture.

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