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 historical Greek girls from the nation-states of fantasy and background. It discusses how those girl figures are resurrected at the sizeable reveal via various filmmakers in the course of diversified old moments, and are for this reason embedded inside a story which serves a number of reasons, reckoning 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 concept, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response concept, and private voice criticism), the essays goal to solid gentle on cinema's investments within the classical earlier and decode the mechanisms wherein the ladies lower than exam are extracted from their unique context and are dropped at existence to function autos for the articulation of contemporary principles, issues, and cultural developments. the amount therefore 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 thoughts vis-à-vis the classical world.

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