Troy: From Homer's "Iliad" to Hollywood Epic (Hardback)
  • Troy: From Homer's "Iliad" to Hollywood Epic (Hardback)

Troy: From Homer's "Iliad" to Hollywood Epic (Hardback)

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Hardback Published: 24/08/2006
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This is the first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen's epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. * The first book systematically to examine Wolfgang Petersen's epic film Troy from different archaeological, literary, cultural, and cinematic perspectives. * Examines the film's use of Homer's Iliad and the myth of the Trojan War, its presentation of Bronze-Age archaeology, and its place in film history. * Identifies the modern political overtones of the Trojan War myth as expressed in the film and explains why it found world-wide audiences. * Editor and contributors are archaeologists or classical scholars, several of whom incorporate films into their teaching and research. * Includes an annotated list of films and television films and series episodes on the Trojan War. * Contains archaeological illustrations of Troy, relevant images of ancient art, and stills from films on the Trojan War.

Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
ISBN: 9781405131827

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