Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema

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Martin M. Winkler Professor of Classics George Mason University
Oxford University Press, USA, May 29, 2001 - Social Science - 360 pages
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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 diversity of content and theoretical stances found in this volume will make it required reading for scholars and students interested in interdisciplinary approaches to text and image.

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Warrior Princess 333 n 42
Young Victor 327
Introduction 3
Zinnemann Fred 8 n 7 122 279 n 17
Narrative Strategy in the Odyssey
Michael Cacoyannis and Irene Papas on Greek Tragedy 72
Chinatown 148
9 to 5 as Aristophanic Comedy 172
Ancient Poetics and Eisensteins Films 193
Peter Greenaways The Cook The Thief His Wife
The Social Ambience of Petronius Satyricon
Star Wars and the Roman Empire 272
Teaching Classical Myth and Confronting Contemporary
The Sounds of Cinematic Antiquity 319

A Visual Essay 102
Tragic Features in John Fords The Searchers 118

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