The author of this study is director of studies at L'Ecole des hautes etudes en sciences sociales in Paris and has written other works on medieval folklore
Steeped in Medieval folklore
, Castle Siege takes players on a gallant knight's epic quest for castle treasure.
Its particular leaning towards investigating generic structures and their flexibility, coupled with its strongly marked intra-textual focus, is something that prospective readers need to bear in mind, as Wade's monograph refrains from dealing with the place of fairies in the popular culture of the Middle Ages or with medieval folklore
, not even in terms of their conjunction with the fairy realms of literature.
There's no wizardry or Camelot in this unusual re-telling of the medieval folklore
. Clive Owen plays the man himself, who's a soldier with British lineage serving in the Roman army.
Written in the communist Czechoslovakia of the '50s and '60s, Michal's stories reflect a strange in-between-ness, a realm caught between medieval folklore
and the oppressive modern state.
For a long time, much of these benefits were folklore but through the years a great deal of lab work has been done and many of the once thought to be medieval folklore
has become established fact.