September 2015; p ublished online January 2016 .
Chapter. Subjects: Philosophy. 2375 words.
This chapter focuses on dates and countdowns in apocalyptic films. Ridley Scott's Blade Runner (1982) opens with a scrolling text that starts with “Early in the 21st century.” In the...
in Cold War Legacies
December 2016; p ublished online January 2018 .
Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 7210 words.
On 3 October 1952, the first successful British nuclear test was conducted near the Monte Bello islands off the coast of Australia. The test was a media event as well as a military one,...
in Narratives and Narrators
February 2010; p ublished online May 2010 .
Chapter. Subjects: Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art. 8364 words.
This chapter provides an example of narration from an ironic point of view: Hitchcock's The Birds. It considers the roles of various devices in the expression of this point of view: the use...
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in Medieval Studies
P ublished online January 2014 .
Article. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500); Literary Studies (Early and Medieval); Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy; Byzantine and Medieval Art (500 CE to 1400); Anglo-Saxon and Medieval Archaeology. 21096 words.
Most members of British and US cultures know the broad outlines of the Arthur story—the story of the Round Table, King Arthur, Lancelot, and Guinevere—and see it almost daily in references...