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A new Hollywood Moses : on the spectacle and reception of Exodus: gods and kings

Author: David C Tollerton
Publisher: London : Bloomsbury T & T Clark, an imprint of Bloomsbury Publishing PLC, 2017. ©2017
Series: Biblical reception, 4.
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Named Person: Moses, (Biblical leader)
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David C Tollerton
ISBN: 9780567672322 0567672328
OCLC Number: 951505609
Description: vi, 171 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 'Hmmm... but loved the plagues': on engaging with Ridley Scott's epic and its audiences / David Tollerton --
Depicting the divine: the ambiguity of Exodus 3 in Exodus: Gods and Kings / Matthew A. Collins --
Exodus: male gods and kings / J. Cheryl Exum --
Interpreting the entrails: religion and violence in Exodus: Gods and Kings / Jon Morgan --
'See this great sight': Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings and the evolution of biblical spectacle in the cinema / David Shepherd --
Once upon an apocalypse: Exodus, disaster, and a long, long time ago? / Michelle Fletcher --
Picturing the plagues and parting the waves: the biblical effect in Exodus: Gods and Kings / Samuel Tongue --
The birth of a nation: civil religion and Ridley Scott's Exodus: Gods and Kings / Catherine Wheatley--
Exodus: Gods and Kings and the secular-religious transgression of sacred boundaries / David Tollerton.
Series Title: Biblical reception, 4.
Responsibility: guest edited by David Tollerton.

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The return of the `Bible epic' to our screens ... coincides with recent scholarly interest in the Bible in Film ... and this absorbing volume by a group of UK- and Ireland-based scholars addresses Read more...

 
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