Classical Myth Culture In The Cinema

Author: Martin M. Winkler
Editor: Oxford University Press on Demand
ISBN: 9780195130041
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This title comprises a collection of essays presenting a variety of approaches to films set in Ancient Greece and Rome and to films that reflect archetypal features of classical literature. The book illustrates the continuing presence of antiquity in the most varied and influential medium of modern popular culture. The diversity of content and theoretical stances found in this work should make this volume required reading for scholars and students interested in the presence of Greece and Rome in modern popular culture.
Classical Myth & Culture in the Cinema
Language: un
Pages: 350
Authors: Martin M. Winkler, University Professor and Professor of Classics Martin M Winkler
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2001 - Publisher: Oxford University Press on Demand

This title comprises a collection of essays presenting a variety of approaches to films set in Ancient Greece and Rome and to films that reflect archetypal features of classical literature. The book illustrates the continuing presence of antiquity in the most varied and influential medium of modern popular culture. The
Classical Myth
Language: en
Pages: 695
Authors: Barry B. Powell
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004 - Publisher: Prentice Hall

The fourth edition of CLASSICAL MYTH continues to frame ancient Greek and Roman myths and legends within their anthropological, historical, religious, sociological, and economic contexts. This text also provides students with modern translations of ancient works, information on the influence of Near Eastern myth, and concise sidebar essays that demonstrate
Rebel Women
Language: en
Pages: 290
Authors: Stephen Wilmer, John Dillon
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-07-04 - Publisher: A&C Black

A collection of essays by many distinguished contributors, focused on the portrayal of rebel women in ancient Greek drama Ancient Greek drama provides the modern stage with a host of powerful female characters who stand in opposition to the patriarchal structures that seek to limit and define them. For contemporary
Imagining Ancient Cities in Film
Language: en
Pages: 330
Authors: Marta Garcia Morcillo, Pauline Hanesworth, Óscar Lapeña Marchena
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-11 - Publisher: Routledge

In film imagery, urban spaces show up not only as spatial settings of a story, but also as projected ideas and forms that aim to recreate and capture the spirit of cultures, societies and epochs. Some cinematic cities have even managed to transcend fiction to become part of modern collective
Ovid on Screen
Language: un
Pages: 494
Authors: Martin M. Winkler
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-01-31 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

The first study of Ovid, especially his Metamorphoses, as inherently visual literature, explaining his pervasive importance in our visual media.