«Game of Thrones» : bonheur is coming Dix mois. On le sait, pourtant, qu’il n’y a que dix petits mois à patienter chaque année. Juillet. Août. Carnivàle Early reviews praised the style of Carnivàle but questioned the approach and execution of the story. Carnivàle's first episode set a new audience record for an HBO original series, but the show was unable to retain its ratings in its second season. Carnivàle was canceled after 24 episodes, cutting its intended six-season run short by four seasons. The show won five Emmys in 2004, was nominated for 10 further Emmy awards, and received numerous other nominations and industry awards between 2004 and 2006.
Medieval Literature as Must-See TV: "Game of Thrones" - Healdsburg, CA Patch Brantley L. Bryant blogs in the voice of Chaucer and teaches English Literature at SSU. He also watches HBO's hit series, and will talk on its medieval roots at the Healdsburg Library Wednesday. When you think of trending internet memes, you probably don't think of Chaucer. The Canterbury Tales were all well and good in English class, but since 2006 a new audience has discovered medieval English through the frequent posts of Geoffrey “LeVostreGC” Chaucer, written in the vernacular of the time. Now Brantley Bryant, the youthful Sonoma State University assistant professor of English who blogs in the voice, meter and language of Chaucer, is applying his intimate knowledge of the medieval literature to HBO's gritty HBO fantasy series "Game of Thrones."
Mythology of Carnivàle "Before the Beginning, after the great war between Heaven and Hell, God created the Earth and gave dominion over it to the crafty ape he called Man. And to each generation was born a Creature of Light and a Creature of Darkness... and great armies clashed by night in the ancient war between good and evil. There was magic then. Nobility.
Chretien de Troyes Chretien de Troyes was a French poet, and he was the first great exponent of the romanticisation of Arthurian legend. His narrative romances, composed c.1170–c.1185 in octosyllabic rhymed couplets, and they include Érec et Énide; Cligès; Lancelot, le chevalier de la charette; Yvain, le chevalier au lion; and Perceval, le conte del Graal. Geoffrey of Monmouth, writing around 1130 with History of the Kings of Britain, introduced the first literary creation of the character, King Arthur. Wace introduced the idea of courtly love.
The Story of the Grail by Chretien de Troyes Thierry d'Alsace (c. 1099-1168, in Flanders known as Diederik van den Elzas) claimed the county of Flanders against William Clito. Cities as Bruges, Ghent, Lille and Saint-Omer supported Thierry. He engaged in battle and when William was found dead in 1128, Thierry was the only claimant of the county. He set up his government in Ghent and was recognized by all the Flemish cities as well as the English King Henry I. Thierry himself swore homage to Louis VI, in order to gain the French King's support against Baldwin IV, Count of Hainaut. In 1139, Thierry went on pilgrimage to the crusader Kingdom of Jerusalem and there he married Sybilla of Anjou, daughter of King Fulk of Jerusalem and widow of William Clito.
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Wesleyan University - Academia.edu "Narrative literature offers us a privileged, but complex, means of studying past emotional standards, styles, or regimes, past emotionologies. It offers us a normative, culturally-specific, but creative, emotionally-provocative, and... more "Narrative literature offers us a privileged, but complex, means of studying past emotional standards, styles, or regimes, past emotionologies. It offers us a normative, culturally-specific, but creative, emotionally-provocative, and pleasurable representation of the sources, experience, values, and behaviors (and their consequences) associated with a normative, culturally-specific set of emotions. A summary of Chrétien de Troyes poem 'The Knight of the Cart' (Lancelot) Completed 10 June 2000. Last modified 11 May 2002. © Text Copyright 2000 Michael Wild I can be reached at:- dagonet_uk 'at' yahoo.co,uk
'Game of Thrones is more brutally realistic than most historical novels' SPOILER ALERT: This article discusses events in Game of Thrones that may spoil the viewing for those catching up on box sets. Although Hilary Mantel is apparently yet to begin the third volume of her trilogy of novels about Thomas Cromwell, we can be confident of several plot twists that it will not feature. Cromwell will not precipitate a civil war. Genealogy: House of King Arthur The main sources here come from a number of 13th century romances of the Vulgate Cycle and the Post-Vulgate Cycle. Note that this is the revised (expanded) version of the previous tree of the Vulgate. It's almost identical to the next family tree, which used Sir Thomas Malory's work, called Le Morte d'Arthur, 1469. The difference is mainly in the spelling of Arthur's nephews and the number of his sisters.
6 Ridiculous Myths About the Middle Ages Everyone Believes When you think of the Middle Ages, chances are you picture gallant knights sitting astride brilliant destriers galloping through a sea of plagues, ignorance, and filth. And you can hardly be blamed for that, when everything from the movies you watch to your high school history teacher (who was mainly the football coach) has told you that ... #6. Scientific Progress Was Dead Getty The Myth: