Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts In Monty Python by Tomasz DobrogoszczNobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts In Monty Python by Tomasz Dobrogoszcz

Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts In Monty Python

EditorTomasz DobrogoszczForeword byTerry Jones

Hardcover | July 16, 2014

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This short collection of essays looks at the television show and films produced by the Monty Python troupe from a number of perspectives, including gender studies, post-structuralism, psychoanalysis, and cultural studies.
Tomasz Dobrogoszcz is assistant professor in the department of British literature and culture at the University of Lódz in Poland.
Title:Nobody Expects The Spanish Inquisition: Cultural Contexts In Monty PythonFormat:HardcoverDimensions:168 pages, 9.34 × 6.3 × 0.68 inPublished:July 16, 2014Publisher:Rowman & Littlefield PublishersLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

AcknowledgementsBibliographical InformationForeword Terry Jones Part One: Monty Python's Body and Death 1. "It's a Mr. Death or something. He has come about the reaping. I don't think we need any at the moment": Death and the Denial of Death in the Works of Monty PythonKatarzyna Malecka2. The Body, Desire and the Abject: The Corpse and Cannibalism in Monty Python's Flying Circus SketchesEdyta Lorek-Jezinska3. The Representation of Women in Monty Python's The Meaning of LifeKatarzyna PoloczekPart Two: Monty Python, The Fool4. Monty Python and the Flying Feast of FoolsStephen Butler and Wojciech Klepuszewski 5. "How fortunate we are indeed to have such a poet on these shores": Shakespeare, Monty Python and the Tradition of the Wise FoolMiguel Ángel González Campos 6. The Village Idiot and His Relation to the UnconsciousTomasz Dobrogoszcz Part Three: Monty Python Goes Abroad7. The British Look Abroad: Monty Python and the ForeignTomasz Dobrogoszcz 8. 20th Century Vole, Mr. Neutron, and Spam: Portrayals of American Culture in the Work of Monty PythonKevin F. Kern9. Monty Python's Fliegender Zirkus: the Unique German Show Adam Sumera Part Four: Pythonian Aesthetics and Beyond10. Eric Idle and the CountercultureRichard Mills 11. Kitsch Britannia in Monty Python's Flying Circus Justyna Stepien List of Contributors Index About the ContributorsAbout the Editor