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The Holy Grail on Film free pdf The Holy Grail, the cup from the Last Supper, is among Christianity's most sacred relics. Down through the ages, the quest to find that vessel has down been the inspiration for many intent upon harnessing the power of the Grail for their own purposes. In this first collection of essays to study the long film tradition depicting that quest, seventeen film scholars and cultural critics from Canada, France, Great Britain, and the United States discuss a wide range of American and European films which present a rich assortment of medieval and latter-day Grail knights. Monty Python and the Holy Grail, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, The Fisher King, The Da Vinci Code, The Waterboy, The Road Warrior, The Silver Chalice, Excalibur , and Rosencrantz

About Kevin J. Harty

Kevin J. Harty is professor and chair of English at La Salle University in Philadelphia, USA and associate editor of Arthuriana , the official journal of the North American Branch of the International Arthurian Society, of which he is the president. He is the author or editor of fourteen books, seven of which are on film and medieval studies.

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Author : Kevin J. Harty
Publisher : McFarland
Data Published : 30 May 2015
ISBN : 0786477857
EAN : 9780786477852
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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