Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos's Ancient Greek Women in Film (Classical Presences) PDF

By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

ISBN-10: 0199678928

ISBN-13: 9780199678921

This quantity examines cinematic representations of old Greek ladies from the nation-states of fantasy and background. It discusses how those girl figures are resurrected at the colossal monitor by way of diverse filmmakers in the course of assorted ancient moments, and are accordingly embedded inside of a story which serves numerous reasons, counting on the director of the movie, its screenwriters, the studio, the rustic of its foundation, and the sociopolitical context on the time of its
production.

Using a various array of hermeneutic ways (such as gender thought, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response idea, and private voice criticism), the essays objective to solid gentle on cinema's investments within the classical previous and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies below exam are extracted from their unique context and are delivered to lifestyles to function automobiles for the articulation of recent principles, issues, and cultural tendencies. the quantity hence goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the reveal depicts, and during this technique distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but additionally, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational innovations vis-à-vis the classical world.

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