Esmeralda of Notre-Dame: the gyspy in medieval view from Hugo to Disney

Craven, Allison (2012) Esmeralda of Notre-Dame: the gyspy in medieval view from Hugo to Disney. In: Pugh, Tison, and Aronstein, Susan, (eds.) The Disney Middle Ages: A Fairy-Tale and Fantasy Past. The New Middle Ages . Palgrave MacMillan, New York, NY, pp. 225-242.

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Abstract

Disney's Hunchback of Notre Dame, an adaptation of Victor Hugo's Notre Dame de Paris, is compared to earlier film versions, and to Hugo's novel. The analysis is particularly attentive to the portrayal of Quasi, the hunchback, Esmeralda, the gypsy, and the medieval setting of the story, especially with respect to the codes of animated feature film and burlesque comedy that are typical of Disney media.

Item ID: 25907
Item Type: Book Chapter (Research - B1)
Keywords: Disney, Hugo, medievalism, gypsy, retrotemporality, gender, animation
ISBN: 978-0-230-34007-7
Date Deposited: 25 Mar 2013 23:18
FoR Codes: 20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2002 Cultural Studies > 200212 Screen and Media Culture @ 70%
20 LANGUAGE, COMMUNICATION AND CULTURE > 2005 Literary Studies > 200515 Other European Literature @ 30%
SEO Codes: 97 EXPANDING KNOWLEDGE > 970120 Expanding Knowledge in Language, Communication and Culture @ 60%
95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9502 Communication > 950201 Communication Across Languages and Culture @ 40%
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