Anarchy in the Game of Thrones

@article{Larsson2020AnarchyIT,
  title={Anarchy in the Game of Thrones},
  author={Simon B. Larsson and Markus Lundstr{\"o}m},
  journal={Neohelicon},
  year={2020},
  volume={47},
  pages={117-129}
}
Recent scholarship has come to rethink how the concept of anarchy captures the fragmented plurality of contemporary world politics. This article continues that inquiry through an interpretative reading of the popular TV-series Game of Thrones. The appeal of this show partly derives from its animation of medieval tropes to interpellate with contemporary global politics; it echoes power struggles constitutive of today’s international relations. However, while the fantasy show portrays conflictual… 
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