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The Mummy in Fact, Fiction and Film

by Susan D. Cowie

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  • 16 Currently reading

Published by McFarland & Company .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Film theory & criticism,
  • Literary studies: general,
  • Novels, other prose & writers,
  • Mummies,
  • Film & Video - History & Criticism,
  • Fiction,
  • Pop Arts / Pop Culture,
  • English,
  • Horror,
  • Mummies in literature,
  • Horror - General,
  • Mummies in motion pictures

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsGeorge Hart (Foreword)
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages208
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8138565M
    ISBN 100786410833
    ISBN 109780786410835

    This book is an adventure book in a series following the Magic Tree House. Jack and Annie are swept away on another adventure into Ancient Egypt. Through the story they are trying to help ghost mummy queen find a lost book. They are also intrigued though the series by the letter M. A cat follows them though this story also/5().   The film hits every trope one would expect a mummy movie to hit from the dire warnings on the mummy’s tomb, to the systematic killing of the team of .

    In the low-budget horror flick, The Mummy (), Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz team up to thwart the curse of an ancient priest-turned-mummy, Imhotep. The mummy wreaks havoc on the modern world, bringing back the ten plagues, before his final send-off into nonexistence. As Dipsikha Thakur notes, “[Doyle] was one of the Victorian occultist voices that gave rise to the curse of the mummy—today a well-known Orientalizing trope in film and fiction.” Now, you’d be hard-pressed to find a popular work of fiction or film dealing with mummies that .

      Considering vengeance. Co-written by the playwright Tony Kushner and based in part on a book, Vengeance by George Jonas, that has been . A mummy is a human or animal corpse that has been preserved through embalming and buried in a careful and respectful manner. The practice of intentional mummification began in ancient Egypt and was performed to honour deceased Pharaohs and their servants. Mummies have often been used in horror fiction, depicted as undead creatures seeking revenge against those who defiled their tombs. They.


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Even beforethe mummy had been the subject of fiction, with such writers as Bram Stoker and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle tackling the subject, and early films dating back to In this work, the authors present the religious, social and scientific aspects of mummies as well as an in-depth discussion of facts about them (largely Egyptian, but including other kinds of mummies).

About the Book. Inwhen Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen, much of what was then known about mummies came from the writing of Greek historian Herodotus and from the paintings on the walls of Egyptian tombs. Even beforethe mummy had been the subject of fiction, with such writers as Bram Stoker and Sir Arthur Conan Doyle tackling.

The Mummy in Fact, Fiction and Film - Susan D. Cowie, Tom Johnson - Google Books Inwhen Howard Carter and Lord Carnarvon discovered the tomb of Tutankhamen, much of 3/5(1). Even beforethe mummy had been the subject of fiction (in the hands of such as Bram Stoker and Arthur Conan Doyle) and films (back to )." "Beginning with a discussion of religious, social and scientific aspects of mummies (largely Egyptian, but including other kinds), the authors present a detailed examination, book by book, film by film, of how mummies are portrayed in fiction and in the movies.".

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Parents need to know that The Mummy is an extremely violent movie. Men are killed by gunfire, sword wounds, fatal acid, insect bites, and numerous magical plagues.

There is virtually no blood or gore and much of the violence is directed toward the "undead," whose. In fact, this Mummy did well given the material she had. RELATED: Martin Scorsese's 10 Best Movies, According To Rotten Tomatoes.

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