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Game of Thrones psychology : the mind is dark and full of terrors / edited by Travis Langley, PhD ; foreword by Kyle Maddock.

Contributor(s): Langley, Travis, 1964- [editor.] | Maddock, Kyle [author of foreword.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York, NY : Sterling Publishing Co., [2016]Copyright date: ©2016Description: xvii, 286 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781454918400; 1454918403.Other title: Mind is dark and full of terrors | Unauthorized [At head of title:].Uniform titles: Game of thrones (Television program) Subject(s): Game of thrones (Television program) -- Psychological aspects | Psychology -- Popular works | Television programs -- Psychological aspects | Characters and characteristics on television | Terror in literatureDDC classification: 791.45/72 Summary: This thought-provoking anthology offers a close examination of the psychology behind the intricate narrative and compelling characters in the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones, based upon author George RR Martin's bestselling work, A Song of Ice and Fire. In Martin's richly detailed world, deceit, manipulation and greed rule the day and almost everyone is fighting to gainultimate power over the realm. With no moral boundaries honoured, the psychological games played by the series' conniving protagonists are seemingly limitless. War, murder, violence and rape are only a few of the weighty issues these 19 analytical essays explore along with personality disorders, post-traumatic stress and psychopathy. Covering both the books and the show, Game ofThrones Psychology will become a fan favourite.
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This thought-provoking anthology offers a close examination of the psychology behind the intricate narrative and compelling characters in the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones , based upon author George R.R. Martin's bestselling work, A Song of Ice and Fire .

In Martin's richly detailed world, deceit, manipulation, and greed rule the day, and almost everyone is fighting to gain ultimate power over the realm. With no moral boundaries honored, the psychological games played by the series' conniving protagonists are seemingly limitless. War, murder, violence, and rape are only a few of the weighty issues these 19 analytical essays explore--along with personality disorders, post-traumatic stress, and psychopathy. Covering both the books and the show, Game of Thrones Psychology will become a fan favorite.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

This thought-provoking anthology offers a close examination of the psychology behind the intricate narrative and compelling characters in the popular HBO TV series Game of Thrones, based upon author George RR Martin's bestselling work, A Song of Ice and Fire. In Martin's richly detailed world, deceit, manipulation and greed rule the day and almost everyone is fighting to gainultimate power over the realm. With no moral boundaries honoured, the psychological games played by the series' conniving protagonists are seemingly limitless. War, murder, violence and rape are only a few of the weighty issues these 19 analytical essays explore along with personality disorders, post-traumatic stress and psychopathy. Covering both the books and the show, Game ofThrones Psychology will become a fan favourite.

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