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

By Arthur J. Pomeroy

A accomplished therapy of the Classical global in movie and tv, A better half to old Greece and Rome on monitor closely examines the flicks and television indicates situated on Greek and Roman cultures and explores the stress among pagan and Christian worlds.

Written via a staff of specialists of their fields, this paintings considers productions that debate social settings as reflections in their occasions and as indicative of the technical advances in creation and the economics of movie and tv. Productions integrated are a mixture of Hollywood and eu spanning from the silent movie period notwithstanding modern-day tv sequence, and issues mentioned comprise Hollywood politics in movie, soundtrack and sound layout, excessive paintings and coffee artwork, eu paintings cinemas, and the traditional global as comedy. 

Written for college kids of movie and tv in addition to these attracted to reviews of historic Rome and Greece, A better half to historic Greece and Rome on Screen presents accomplished, present considering on how the depiction of historic Greece and Rome on monitor has built over the last century. It stories how motion pictures of the traditional international reflected transferring attitudes in the direction of Christianity, the effect of fixing ideas in movie construction, and engaging explorations of technological know-how fiction and technical myth within the old global on renowned television exhibits like Star Trek, Babylon 5, Battlestar Galactica, and Dr. Who.

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