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Responses to Oliver Stone's Alexander : film, history, and cultural studies

Author: Paul Cartledge; Fiona Rose
Publisher: Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, ©2010.
Series: Wisconsin studies in classics.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In 2004 director Oliver Stone's epic film "Alexander" generated a renewed interest in Alexander the Great. The critical response to the film offers a fascinating lesson in the contentious dialogue  Read more...

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Responses to Oliver Stone's Alexander.
Madison, Wis. : University of Wisconsin Press, c2010
(DLC) 2009010258
(OCoLC)317462445
Named Person: Alexander, the Great; Oliver Stone; Alexander, the Great; Oliver Stone; Alexander, the Great; Oliver Stone
Material Type: Document, Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Cartledge; Fiona Rose
ISBN: 9780299232832 0299232832 0299232840 9780299232849
OCLC Number: 550604989
Description: 1 online resource (vii, 370 p.)
Contents: Introduction / Paul Cartledge and Fiona Rose Greenland --
Stone's Alexander. Oliver Stone's Alexander and the cinematic epic tradition / Joanna Paul --
The popular reception of Alexander / Jon Solomon --
Precursors of Alexander. Alexander on stage: a critical appraisal of Rattigan's Adventure story / Robin Lane Fox --
The appearance of history: Robert Rossen's Alexander the Great / Kim Shahabudin --
Alexander's intimates: sexuality and gender. Alexander and ancient Greek sexuality: some theoretical considerations / Marilyn B. Skinner --
Olympias and Oliver: sex, sexual stereotyping, and women in Oliver Stone's Alexander / Elizabeth D. Carney --
Fortune favors the blond: Colin Farrell in Alexander / Monica Silveira Cyrino --
The cult of Hephaestion / Jeanne Reames --
Alexander's dream: Macedonians and foreigners. Oliver Stone, Alexander, and the unity of mankind / Thomas Harrison --
"Help me, Aphrodite!" depicting the royal women of Persia in Alexander / Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones --
Ways of viewing Alexander. Viewing the past: cinematic exegesis in the caverns of Macedonia / Verity Platt --
Blockbuster! museum responses to Alexander / John F. Cherry --
Afterword / Oliver Stone.
Series Title: Wisconsin studies in classics.
Responsibility: edited by Paul Cartledge and Fiona Rose Greenland.

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"A very successful contribution to the burgeoning subsector of classical scholarship dealing with the modern cinematic treatment of the classics." - James S. Romm, editor of Alexander the Great: Read more...

 
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