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Ancient worlds in film and television : gender and politics

Author: Almut-Barbara Renger; Jon Solomon
Publisher: Leiden [etc.] : Brill, 2013.
Series: Metaforms.
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This volume reinvigorates the field of Classical Reception by investigating present-day culture, society, and politics, particularly gender, gender roles, and filmic constructions of masculinity and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Congressen (vorm)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Almut-Barbara Renger; Jon Solomon
ISBN: 9789004183209 9004183205 9789004241923 9004241922
OCLC Number: 810118120
Description: VII, 332 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Historical Ancients Ben-Hur and Gladiator: Manifest Destiny and the Contradictions of American Empire, Jon Solomon Muscles and Morals: Spartacus, Ancient Hero of Modern Times, Thomas Spath & Margrit Trohler With Your Shield or On it: The Gender of Heroism in Zack Snyder's 300 and Rudoph Mate's The 300 Spartans, Thorsten Beigel 'This is Sparta!': Discourse, Gender, and the Orient in Zack Snyder's 300, Jeroen Lauwers, Marieke Dhont & Xanne Huybrecht 'Everybody Loves a Muscle Boi': Homos, Heroes, and Foes in Post-9/11 Spoofs of The 300 Spartans, Ralph Poole The Womanizing of Mark Antony: Virile Ruthlessness and Redemptive Cross-Dressing in Rome, Season Two, Margaret M. Toscano Cleopatra's Venus, Elisabeth Bronfen Mythological Ancients Over his Dead Body: Male Friendship in Homer's Iliad and Wolfgang Petersen's Troy (2004), Andreas Krass Models of Masculinities in Troy: Achilles, Hector and Their Female Partners, Celina Proch & Michael Kleu 'Include me out' - Odysseus on the Margins of European Genre Cinema: Le Mepris, Ulisse, L'Odissea, Christian Pischel Between Mythical and Rational Worlds: Medea by Pier Paolo Pasolini, Lada Stevanovic Gender Norms and Hindu Authority in the Global Media Debate on Representing the Hindu God Krishna in Xena: Warrior Princess, Xenia Zeiler Mythological and Historical Thematics Ancient Women's Cults and Rituals in Grand Narratives on Screen: From Disney's Snow White to Olga Malea's Doughnuts with Honey, Svetlana Slapsak Pandora-Eve-Ava: Albert Lewin's Making of a 'Secret Goddess', Almut-Barbara Renger Phryne Paves the Way for the Wirtschaftswunder: Visions of Guilt and 'Purity' Fed by Ancient Greece, Christian Narrative, and Contemporary History, Barbara Schrodl The New Israeli Film Beruriah: Between Rashi and Talmud, between Antiquity and Modernity, between Feminism and Religion, Tal Ilan
Series Title: Metaforms.
Responsibility: ed. by Almut-Barbara Renger and Jon Solomon.


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