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‘And Now for Something Completely Different’: Pythonic Arthuriana and the Matter of Britain

Jim Holte

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter explores the mythical legends that are taken up in Terry Gilliam's Monty Python and the Holy Grail (1975), and later in its stage adaptation, Spamalot (2005). The film consists of a ... More


The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Jeff Birkenstein, Anna Froula, and Karen Randell (eds)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.001.0001
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

Terry Gilliam has been making movies for more than forty years, and this book analyzes a selection of his thrilling directorial work, from his early films with Monty Python to The Imaginarium of ... More


‘Makes Ben-Hur Look Like an Epic’: Cinematic Parody and the Classical Epic Tradition

Joanna Paul

in Film and the Classical Epic Tradition

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199542925
eISBN:
9780191745881
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542925.003.0008
Subject:
Classical Studies, Literary Studies: Classical, Early, and Medieval

The intertextual process of parody can reveal much about how genres and cultural traditions operate, and may even seem to play out according to a ‘life-cycle’model. This chapter demonstrates that the ... More


Grail Tales: The Preoccupations of Terry Gilliam

Tony Hood

in The Cinema of Terry Gilliam: It's a Mad World

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231165358
eISBN:
9780231850384
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231165358.003.0002
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter charts Terry Gilliam's artistic quest to create worlds and his insistence on “trying to control them”. The craft of deconstruction and reconstitution of elements of “the real” can be ... More


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