A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film (First Edition)

By: Aberth, John

Price: $30.00

Quantity: 1 available

Book Condition: Like New


Imagining the Middle Ages is an unprecedented examination of the historical content of films depicting the medieval period from the 11th to the 15th centuries. Historians increasingly feel the need to weigh in on popular depictions of the past, since so much of the public's knowledge of history comes from popular mediums. Aberth dissects how each film interpreted the period, offering estimations of the historical accuracy of the works and demonstrating how they project their own contemporary era's obsessions and fears onto the past.Paperback. Pictorial cover. xi, 332pp., index. Full refund if not satisfied.


Imagining the Middle Ages is an unprecedented examination of the historical content of films depicting the medieval period from the 11th to the 15th centuries. Historians increasingly feel the need to weigh in on popular depictions of the past, since so much of the public's knowledge of history comes from popular mediums. Aberth dissects how each film interpreted the period, offering estimations of the historical accuracy of the works and demonstrating how they project their own contemporary era's obsessions and fears onto the past.

Title: A Knight at the Movies: Medieval History on Film (First Edition)

Author Name: Aberth, John

Illustrator: Illustrated

Categories: Performance Arts,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: New York and London, Routledge: 2003

ISBN Number: 0415938864

ISBN Number 13: 9780415938860

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Like New

Type: Paperback

Seller ID: 040169