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George R.R. Martin's A music of Ice and Fire sequence is a global phenomenon, and the area of Westeros has visible a number of diversifications, from HBO's acclaimed tv sequence to picture novels, console video games and orchestral soundtracks. This selection of new essays investigates what makes this international so well known, and why the novels and tv sequence are being taught in college school rooms as genre-defining works in the American fable culture. This quantity represents the 1st sustained scholarly therapy of George R.R. Martin's groundbreaking paintings, and contains writing via specialists fascinated by the construction of the HBO exhibit. The individuals examine a few compelling parts, together with the secret of the shape-shifting wargs, the clash among religions, the origins of the Dothraki language and the intercourse lives of knights. the importance of fan cultures and their variations can also be mentioned.

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