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Epic heroes on screen

Author: Antony Augoustakis; Stacie Raucci
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018] ©2018
Series: Screening antiquity.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The history of a seventeenth-century Scottish trading colony on the Gulf of Darien.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Adaptations
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Epic heroes on screen.
Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, [2018]
(OCoLC)1012617139
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Antony Augoustakis; Stacie Raucci
ISBN: 9781474424523 147442452X 9781474424530 1474424538
OCLC Number: 1046676402
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 271 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: Introduction / Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci --
1. Hercules and the millennial generation / Jon Solomon --
2. Hercules : the mythopoetics of new heroism / Alastair J.L. Blanshard --
3. Hercules, Putin, and the heroic body on screen in 2014 / Emma Stafford --
4. Heroes and companions in Hercules (2014) / Angeline Chiu --
5. Sacrifice and salvific heroism in Supernatural (2005- ) / Meredith E. Safran --
6. Russell Crowe and maximal projections in Noah (2014) / Monica S. Cyrino --
7. The immortality of Theseus and his myth / Margaret M. Toscano --
8. The changing faces of heroism in Atlantis (2013-15) / Amanda Potter --
9. Xena : warrior, heroine, tramp / Anise K. Strong --
10. Divergent heroism in Centurion (2010) / Hunter H. Gardner --
11. The hero in a thousand pieces : antiheroes in recent epic cinema / Daniel Curley --
12. Trouble in the Tehran multiplex / Lloyd Llewellyn-Jones --
13. Ancient (anti)heroes on screen and ancient Greece post-9/11 / Vincent Tomasso --
14. Making modern (anti)heroes, the ancient way / Alex McAuley.
Series Title: Screening antiquity.
Responsibility: edited by Antony Augoustakis and Stacie Raucci.

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The history of a seventeenth-century Scottish trading colony on the Gulf of Darien.

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