9781847250070

Hollywood's Ancient Worlds

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    9781847250070

  • ISBN10:

    1847250076

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-09-01
  • Publisher: Bloomsbury Academic
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Summary

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

Author Biography

Jeffrey Richards is Professor of Cultural History at the University of Lancaster.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsp. vii
Forewordp. ix
The Ancient World: the Nineteenth-Century Contextp. 1
The Birth of the Ancient World Epic in the Cinemap. 25
The 1950s and 1960s: The Roman Empirep. 53
The 1950s and 1960s: The Biblep. 95
The 1950s and 1960s: Greece and Egyptp. 133
The Ancient World Revivalp. 157
Notesp. 191
Select Bibliographyp. 205
Indexp. 213
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