Download e-book for kindle: Ancient Greek Women in Film (Classical Presences) by Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

ISBN-10: 0199678928

ISBN-13: 9780199678921

This quantity examines cinematic representations of old Greek girls from the nation-states of fantasy and background. It discusses how those girl figures are resurrected at the titanic reveal by means of diversified filmmakers in the course of varied ancient moments, and are as a result embedded inside a story which serves a number of reasons, looking on the director of the movie, its screenwriters, the studio, the rustic of its starting place, and the sociopolitical context on the time of its
production.

Using a various array of hermeneutic ways (such as gender idea, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response idea, and private voice criticism), the essays target to forged mild on cinema's investments within the classical prior and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies lower than exam are extracted from their unique context and are delivered to existence to function cars for the articulation of contemporary rules, issues, and cultural developments. the amount hence goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the reveal depicts, and during this method distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but in addition, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational thoughts vis-à-vis the classical world.

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