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Spartacus : film and history

Author: Martin M Winkler
Publisher: Malden, MA, USA : Blackwell Pub, 2007.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is the first book systematically to analyze Kirk Douglas' and Stanley Kubrick's depiction of the slave revolt led by Spartacus from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives. Examines the film's use of ancient sources, the ancient historical contexts, the political significance of the film, the history of its censorship and restoration, and its place in film history. Includes the most  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Erscheint auch als:
Spartacus
Malden, Mass. [u.a.] : Blackwell Publ., 2007
X, 267 S.
Named Person: Spartacus; Spartacus
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Martin M Winkler
ISBN: 9780470776605 0470776609 9781405182218 1405182210 9780470777268 0470777265 1280932503 9781280932502
OCLC Number: 1039150532
Description: Online Ressource (x, 267 Seiten, 16 unnumbered Seiten of plates) : Illustrationen
Contents: Introduction / Martin M. Winkler. Who killed the legend of Spartacus? production, censorship, and reconstruction of Stanley Kubrick's epic film / Duncan L. Cooper. Dalton Trumbo vs. Stanley Kubrick: the historical meaning of Spartacus / Duncan L. Cooper. Spartacus, Exodus, and Dalton Trumbo: managing ideologies of war / Frederick Ahl. Spartacus: history and histrionics / Allen M. Ward. Spartacus, rebel against Rome / C.A. Robinson, Jr. Training + tactics = Roman battle success: from Spartacus: the illustrated story of the motion picture production. The character of Marcus Licinius Crassus / W. Jeffrey Tatum. Roman slavery and the class divide: why Spartacus lost / Michael Parenti. The holy cause of freedom: American ideals in Spartacus / Martin M. Winkler. Spartacus and the Stoic idea of death / Francisco Javier Tovar Paz. "Culturally significant and not just simple entertainment": history and the marketing of Spartacus / Martin M. Winker.
Responsibility: edited by Martin M. Winkler.

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This is the first book systematically to analyze Kirk Douglas' and Stanley Kubrick's depiction of the slave revolt led by Spartacus from different historical, political, and cinematic perspectives.  Read more...

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