A Companion to Ancient Greece and Rome on Screen (Blackwell by Arthur J. Pomeroy PDF

By Arthur J. Pomeroy

A finished remedy of the Classical global in movie and tv, A better half to historic Greece and Rome on monitor closely examines the movies and television indicates founded on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the stress among pagan and Christian worlds.

Written by way of a workforce of specialists of their fields, this paintings considers productions that debate social settings as reflections in their instances and as indicative of the technical advances in creation and the economics of movie and tv. Productions incorporated are a mixture of Hollywood and ecu spanning from the silent movie period notwithstanding modern-day tv sequence, and subject matters mentioned contain Hollywood politics in movie, soundtrack and sound layout, excessive artwork and occasional artwork, eu artwork cinemas, and the traditional global as comedy. 

Written for college kids of movie and tv in addition to these drawn to reviews of historic Rome and Greece, A better half to historic Greece and Rome on Screen offers finished, present considering on how the depiction of old Greece and Rome on monitor has built over the last century. It studies how movies of the traditional international reflected transferring attitudes in the direction of Christianity, the impression of adjusting concepts in movie creation, and interesting explorations of technological know-how fiction and technical myth within the historic global on well known television exhibits like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.

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