Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema
Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema is a collection of essays presenting a variety of approaches to films set in Ancient Greece and Rome and to films that reflect archetypal features of classical literature. The book illustrates the continuing presence of antiquity in the most varied and influential medium of modern popular culture. The diversity of content and theoretical stances found in Classical Myth and Culture in the Cinema will make this volume required reading for scholars and students interested in the presence of Greece and Rome in modern popular culture.
- Paperback | 360 pages
- 149.86 x 223.52 x 25.4mm | 544.31g
- 21 Jun 2001
- Oxford University Press
- Oxford, United Kingdom
The innovative value and the extraordinary quality of the book show the vitality of classical tradition in contemporary culture and the hermeneutic importance of the 'fusion between past and present'. * Classical World *