The Lord of the Rings : popular culture in global context /
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The Lord of the Rings : popular culture in global context /

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Other Authors: Mathijs, Ernest.
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: London ; New York : Wallflower, 2006.
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Table of Contents:
  • Foreword : the extraordinary escape of The lord of the rings / Brian Silbey
  • Popular culture in global context : The lord of the rings phenomenon / Ernest Mathijs
  • More than just rings : merchandise for them all / Janet Wasko and Govind Shanadi
  • 'On the brink of a new threshold of opportunity' : The lord of the rings and New Zealand cultural policy / Jennifer Lawn and Bronwyn Beatty
  • Making Middle Earth sound real : The lord of the rings and the cultural politics of the BBC radio edition / Martin Barker
  • Blockbusters and/as events : distributing and launching The lord of the rings / Daniel Biltereyst and Philippe Meers
  • Following the money : The lord of the rings and the culture of box office figures / Warren Buckland and Christopher Long
  • 'Wellywood' and Peter Jackson : the local reception of The lord of the rings in Wellington, New Zealand / Davinia Thornley
  • Reviews, previews and premieres : the critical reception of The lord of the rings in the United Kingdom / Ernest Mathijs
  • 'Apocalypse now in Middle Earth' : 'genre' in the critical reception of The lord of the rings in Germany / Susanne Eichner, Lothar Mikos and Michael Wedel
  • Realising the cult blockbuster : The lord of the rings fandom and residual/emergent cult status in 'the mainstream' / Matt Hills
  • The lord of the rings online blockbuster fandom : pleasure and commerce / Kirsten Pullen
  • 'This is what it must look like' : The lord of the rings fandom and media literacy / Judith E. Rosenbaum
  • Sacred viewing : emotional responses to The lord of the rings / Anne Jerslev
  • Framing tolkien : trailers, high concept and the ring / Erik Hedling
  • Bonus material : the DVD layering of The lord of the rings / Jonathan Gray
  • Playing the ring : intermediality and ludic narratives in the Lord of the rings games / Jonathan Dovey and Helen W. Kennedy
  • Cooperation versus violence : an ethnographical analysis of the Return of the king video game / Mariano Longo
  • Fixing a heritage : inscribing Middle Earth onto New Zealand / Stan Jones
  • Musical Middle Earth / K. J. Donnelly
  • Tolkien dirty / I. Q. Hunter.