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Hollywood's Ancient Worlds

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Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A new, full analysis of the Ancient World epic and how this film genre continues to comment on modern-day issues.>

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Foreword; The Ancient World: the Nineteenth Century Context; The Birth of the Ancient World epic in the Cinema; The 1950s and 1960s: i) the Roman Empire; The 1950s and 1960s: ii) the Bible; The 1950s and 1960s: iii) Greece and Egypt; The Ancient World Revival; Bibliography; Index.

Portrait

Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Lancaster and a leading authority on Victorian popular culture, the Victorian theatre and twentieth century cinema. His study of Henry Irving (Hambledon 2005) was shortlisted for the Theatre History Book Prize. He is a regular reviewer and broadcaster.

Pressestimmen

'...especially good on where these films come from, blending the history of art, theatre and cinematography with a lightness of touch that brings a serious message to the anecdotal...' History Today, 01 January 09 --Sanford Lakoff
EAN: 9781847250070
ISBN: 1847250076
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC UK
Erscheinungsdatum: Juli 2008
Seitenanzahl: 227 Seiten
Format: gebunden
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