Browsing by Author "Sheridan, Brendan Daniel"

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  • Dragonriding: Live and Let Fly

    Sheridan, Brendan Daniel (Fafnir, 2016)
    This article examines the dragon rider as a recurring trope within contemporary fantasy fiction and film. While considerable scholarship has focused on dragons in literature, the subject of dragon riders has been neglected, ...
  • “On and On It Goes”: Representations of the New Zealand Wars in novels, film, and theatre

    Sheridan, Brendan Daniel (The University of Waikato, 2019)
    This thesis considers fictional representations of the New Zealand Wars. Through the media of novels, feature films, and drama with links to Shakespeare, it explores common features between representations. It examines how ...
  • The Modern Dragon: Contemporary Representations from Tolkein to Present

    Sheridan, Brendan Daniel (University of Waikato, 2015)
    ‘Every century has its dragons.’ I intend to examine depiction of dragons from 1937 onwards to try to determine how we perceive the dragon in the modern world. To this end I will examine dragons in a variety of contemporary ...