Inventing Ruritania: The Imperialism of the Imagination
Yale University Press, 1998/01/01 - 254 ページ
Since the 1800s, the Balkans - the Wild East of Europe - have offered material for the literature and the entertainment industries in Western Europe and America. In this process of imaginative colonization, products developed in the West - lands such as Bram Stoker's Transylvania (in Dracula) and Anthony Hope's Ruritania (in The Prisoner of Zenda) - became lucrative brand-names which remain much better known than their real counterparts.
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After you've read this book, you realize that the picture of the author on the dust jacket should have told you everything you needed to know. This is a book written by that distressing phenomenon, a ... レビュー全文を読む
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This scholarly study examines how 19th-century writers and later filmmakers have helped to shape Western perception of the Balkans. Goldsworthy (English, Birkbeck Coll.) presents writers from Bram ... レビュー全文を読む