Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema
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Description: Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema is 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 Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema will make this volume required reading for scholars and students interested in the presence of Greece and Rome in modern popular culture.
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All the information you need in one place! Each Study Brief is a summary of one specific subject; facts, figures, and explanations to help you learn faster.
List price: $65.00
Copyright year: 2001
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/21/2001
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.50" long x 1.00" tall
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