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By Konstantinos P. Nikoloutsos

ISBN-10: 0199678928

ISBN-13: 9780199678921

This quantity examines cinematic representations of historic Greek girls from the nation-states of fantasy and background. It discusses how those woman figures are resurrected at the titanic reveal through various filmmakers in the course of diversified old moments, and are accordingly embedded inside a story which serves a number of 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 idea, feminist feedback, psychoanalysis, viewer-response idea, and private voice criticism), the essays target to solid mild 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 existence to function automobiles for the articulation of recent rules, matters, and cultural developments. the amount hence goals to enquire not
only how antiquity at the monitor depicts, and during this technique distorts, compresses, contests, and revises, antiquity at the web page but in addition, extra crucially, why the medium follows such eclectic representational concepts vis-à-vis the classical world.

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