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Big screen Rome

Author: Monica Silveira Cyrino
Publisher: Malden, MA ; Oxford : Blackwell, ©2006.
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"Big Screen Rome demonstrates how popular appropriations of classical antiquity on film can enrich our understanding of the classical tradition. It also shows how modern filmmakers use recreations of ancient history as commentaries on contemporary society. Written in an energetic and engaging style, this book makes a critical contribution to debates about the ongoing relevance of the classical world."--Jacket.
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Monica Silveira Cyrino
ISBN: 9781405116831 1405116838 1405116846 9781405116848
OCLC Number: 156777264
Description: 272 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: 1. Quo Vadis (1951) --
2. The robe (1953) --
3. Ben-Hur (1959) --
4. Spartacus (1960) --
5. Cleopatra (1963) --
6. A funny thing happened on the way to the forum (1966) --
7. Monty Python's life of Brian (1979) --
8. History of the World, part I : the Roman empire sequence (1981) --
9. Gladiator (2000).
Responsibility: Monica Silveira Cyrino.
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"Big Screen Rome demonstrates how popular appropriations of classical antiquity on film can enrich our understanding of the classical tradition. It also shows how modern filmmakers use recreations of ancient history as commentaries on contemporary society. Written in an energetic and engaging style, this book makes a critical contribution to debates about the ongoing relevance of the classical world."--Jacket.

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