Conan Meets the Academy
McFarland & Company
Year : November 2012
Book No. : ISBN-10: 0786461527
ISBN-13: 978-0786461523

Edition : 1st
Format : Trade Paperback
Pages : vii + 216
Cover design : Mark Durr
    Conan Meets the Academy  
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Part One: The Literary Conan
"Hyborian Age Archaeology: Unearthing Historical and Anthropological Foundations" by Jeffrey Shanks
"Barbarism Ascendant: The Poetic and Epistolary Origins of the Character and His World" by Frank Coffman
"Life, Liberty and the Pursuit of Women: Gender Dynamics in the Hyborian World" by Winter Elliott
"Robert E. Howard's Barbarian and the Western: A Study of Conan Through the West and the Western Hero" by Daniel Weiss
"Canaan Lies Beyond the Black River: Howard's Dark Rhetoric of the Contact Zone" by Paul Shovlin
"Statistics in the Hyborian Age: An Introduction to Stylometry" by Daniel M. Look
Part Two: The Cultural Conan
"Arnold at the Gates: Subverting Star Persona in Conan the Barbarian" by Nicky Falkof
"'Hot Avatars' in 'Gay Gear': The Virtual Male Body as Site of Conflicting Desires in Age of Conan: Hyborian Adventures" by James Kelley
"Fandom and the Nostalgia of Masculinity"
by Stephen Wall

"'Barbarian Heroing' and Its Parody: New Perspectives on Masculinity" by Imola Bulgozdi
About the Contributors
Edited by Jonas Prida
Contains many excerpts from REH prose and poetry.