William Blakes body of work has influenced countless writers, poets and painters, and his legacy is often apparent in modern popular culture. His artistic endeavours, which included songwriting in addition to writing, etching and painting, often espoused a sexual and imaginative freedom that has made him a uniquely influential figure, especially since the 1960s. After Shakespeare, far more than any other canonical writer, his songs have been set and adapted by popular musicians including U2, Jah Wobble, Tangerine Dream, Bruce Dickinson and Ulver. Folk musicians, such as M. Ward, have adapt ...
The character of Count Dracula from the 1897 novel Dracula by Bram Stoker, has remained popular over the years, and many films have used the Count as a villain, while others have named him in their titles, such as Draculas Daughter, The Brides of Dracula, and Draculas Dog. Dracula has enjoyed enormous popularity since its publication and has spawned an extraordinary vampire subculture in the second half of the 20th century. More than 200 films have been made that feature Count Dracula, a number second only to Sherlock Holmes. At the center of this subculture is the legend of Transylvania, ...
The figure of Othello from the tragic play by William Shakespeare has appeared in many examples in art and culture since being authored by Shakespeare in the early 16th century.
Mary Shelleys 1818 novel Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus, and the famous character of Frankensteins monster, have influenced popular culture for at least a century. The work has inspired numerous films, television programs, video games and derivative works. The character of the monster remains one of the most recognized icons in horror fiction.
Jack Londons novella The Scarlet Plague 1912 was inspired in part by Poes story. In the book, much of humanity has been wiped out by a disease sometimes referred to as "Red Death". In The Phantom of the Opera by Gaston Leroux, Erik appears at the masquerade dressed as the Red Death. Masque of the Red Death - an erotic, science-fiction "decadent" re-telling of the original Poe story first in webcomic format, followed by graphic novel publication, by Wendy Pini Death in Terry Pratchetts Discworld novels references the story a couple of times; in Maskerade which pastiches Phantom of the Opera ...
Professor Bacterio has invented a machine which is supposed to bring literary figures to life. He attempted to test this invention with a copy of the fairy tale Snow White ; but somehow the machine has malfunctioned and instead unleashed a group of horror monsters onto the city: Frankensteins Creature, Dracula, a Werewolf, a Living Mummy, King Kong, a hideous Alien, a Witch, a Ghost, the Hairy Beast, and the most terrifying of them: The Thing of which no deliberate depiction is shown. Mortadelo and Filemon are called in to apprehend the fugitive monsters, who are one by one surprisingly re ...
Many writers make references to Sir Arthur Conan Doyles famous literary creation, the detective Sherlock Holmes, and these often become embedded within popular culture. While Holmes exists predominately in the context of Victorian-era London, he has been mentioned in such outre contexts as the 22nd century or hunting aliens or supernatural enemies. These references are in addition to the innumerable passing references to Sherlock Holmes made in many literary and cinematic works, such as the labeling of a person as a "Sherlock", whether in reference to their intelligence.
ⓘ Literature in popular culture
- The portrayal of women warriors in literature and popular culture is a subject of study in history, literary studies, film studies, folklore history, and
- in works of literature and popular culture In Christianity, the figure of the devil, Satan personifies evil. The devil is featured as a character in
- in literature and popular culture while notable representatives of such groups have themselves produced a large body of literary works. Beginning in
- Popular culture also called mass culture and pop culture is generally recognized by members of a society as a set of the practices, beliefs, and objects
- Vampires in popular culture include appearances in ballet, films, literature music, opera, theatre, paintings, and video games. Comic books and graphic
- of Atlantis has often been depicted in books, television shows, films and other creative works of popular culture Before 1900 there was an overlap between
- The coyote is a popular figure in folklore and popular culture References may invoke either the animal coyote a wild canine native to North America
- Representations of the Middle Ages are frequently attested in various media of modern culture from literature drama and film to comics, reenactment and videogames
- impact on popular culture especially in its native Australia, capturing the imagination of Australian film, art, music, television and literature Barry
- possible effects, and related human - environment interaction have entered popular culture since the late 20th century. Science historian Naomi Oreskes has noted
- The Columbia Anthology of Chinese Folk and Popular Literature is a 2011 book edited by Victor H. Mair and Mark Bender and published by the Columbia University
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