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Screening Love And Sex In The Ancient World

Author : Monica S. Cyrino
ISBN : 9781137299604
Genre : Performing Arts
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This dynamic collection of essays by international film scholars and classicists addresses the provocative representation of sexuality in the ancient world on screen. A critical reader on approaches used to examine sexuality in classical settings, contributors use case studies from films and television series spanning from the 1920s to the present.

The New Peplum

Author : Nicholas Diak
ISBN : 9781476667621
Genre : Performing Arts
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Peplum or "sword-and-sandal" films--an Italian genre of the late 1950s through the 1960s--featured ancient Greek, Roman and Biblical stories with gladiators, mythological monsters and legendary quests. The new wave of historic epics, known as neo-pepla, is distinctly different, embracing new technologies and storytelling techniques to create an immersive experience unattainable in the earlier films. This collection of new essays explores the neo-peplum phenomenon through a range of topics, including comic book adaptations like Hercules, the expansion of genre boundaries in Jupiter Ascending and John Carter, depictions of Romans and slaves in Spartacus, and The Eagle and Centurion as metaphors for America's involvement in the Iraq War.

Rome Season Two

Author : Monica Cyrino
ISBN : 9781474404457
Genre : History
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Antony and Cleopatra, sex, war, and politics: Rome, Season Two is explored in this exciting collection of original essays.Set in the turbulent years after Caesars assassination in 44 BC, Season Two of the HBO-BBC series Rome lays bare a city shaken by the violent power struggle between Octavian, Caesars adopted son and heir, and Mark Antony, his most trusted general, bound in the seductive spell of Cleopatra. Rome, Season Two: Trial and Triumph is the first academic volume to explore the second season of this critically acclaimed and commercially successful drama. It brings together seventeen pioneering and provocative essays written by an international cast of leading classical scholars and media critics. Focusing on the series historical framework, visual and narrative style, thematic overtones, and interaction with contemporary popular culture, this collection also engages with the authenticity of the production and considers its place in the tradition of epic films and television series set in ancient Rome. This volume is both scholarly and entertaining and will be an invaluable resource for students and scholars in Classics and Ancient History as well as Film and Media Studies.a Monica S. Cyrino is Professor of Classics at the University of New Mexico, USA.

A Companion To Ancient Greece And Rome On Screen

Author : Arthur J. Pomeroy
ISBN : 9781118741290
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A comprehensive treatment of the Classical World in film and television, A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen closely examines the films and TV shows centered on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the tension between pagan and Christian worlds. Written by a team of experts in their fields, this work considers productions that discuss social settings as reflections of their times and as indicative of the technical advances in production and the economics of film and television. Productions included are a mix of Hollywood and European spanning from the silent film era though modern day television series, and topics discussed include Hollywood politics in film, soundtrack and sound design, high art and low art, European art cinemas, and the ancient world as comedy. Written for students of film and television as well as those interested in studies of ancient Rome and Greece, A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen provides comprehensive, current thinking on how the depiction of Ancient Greece and Rome on screen has developed over the past century. It reviews how films of the ancient world mirrored shifting attitudes towards Christianity, the impact of changing techniques in film production, and fascinating explorations of science fiction and technical fantasy in the ancient world on popular TV shows like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.

Screening The Sexes

Author : Parker Tyler
ISBN : STANFORD:36105009185807
Genre : Homosexuality in motion pictures.
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American Book Publishing Record

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Korea Now

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ISBN : UCSD:31822032713323
Genre : Korea
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The Hollywood Reporter

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ISBN : STANFORD:36105123019932
Genre : Motion pictures
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Sociological Abstracts

Author : Leo P. Chall
ISBN : UOM:39015078348862
Genre : Sociology
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CSA Sociological Abstracts abstracts and indexes the international literature in sociology and related disciplines in the social and behavioral sciences. The database provides abstracts of journal articles and citations to book reviews drawn from over 1,800+ serials publications, and also provides abstracts of books, book chapters, dissertations, and conference papers.

Religious And Theological Abstracts

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ISBN : UVA:X001497180
Genre : Theology
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