A Clash of Critics - Scholarly Criticism About A Song of Ice and Fire

Boyhood (Bran II, AGoT)

October 28, 2020

In this episode we explore how boyhood is imagined and idealised through the eyes of Bran in Bran II.


Mentioned in this episode:

  • Jensen, H.S. and Qvistgaard, M. 2017, “'Oh, my sweet summer child' Children and Childhood in Game of Thrones," Game of Thrones versus History: Written in Blood, Wiley Blackwell.
  • Jenkins, H. 2006, "Complete Freedom of Movement: Video Games as Gendered Play Spaces," in K. Salen and E. Zimmerman (eds.), The Game Design Reader: A Rules of Play Anthology, The MIT Press.


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